Young member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty (so-called “Marcellus”)
Marble. Neronian age (54—68 CE).
Height 204 cm.
Inv. No. 6044.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Young member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty (so-called “Marcellus”).

Marble. Neronian age (54—68 CE).
Height 204 cm.
Inv. No. 6044.

Naples, National Archaeological Museum
(Napoli, Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli)

Origin:
Pompeii, macellum, 1822.
Description:
The statue was identified by August Mau as a representation of Marcellus, the nephew of Augustus. It was also identified as "Drusus" or "Britannicus".
Literature:
Augusto Mau. Statua di Marcello, nipote di Augusto. Napoli, 1890.
Credits:
© 2015. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
Keywords: statue marble Julio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii Marcus Claudius Marcellus Marco Claudio Marcello Julio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii statue Drusus Britannicus Inv No 6044
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