Bust of Septimius Severus
Gold. Late 1st early 2nd century CE.
H. 37 cm, weight 950 gr.
Komotini, Archaeological Museum

Bust of Septimius Severus.

Gold. Late 1st early 2nd century CE.
H. 37 cm, weight 950 gr.

Komotini, Archaeological Museum
(Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Κομοτηνής)

Origin:
Found on the hill of St. Petra near Plotinoupolis, 1965.
Literature:
G. Daux, BCH 89, 1965, 683
A. Vavritsas, AAA 1, 1968, 194 ff. mit Farbtaf.
A. M. McCann, The Portraits of Septimius Severus, MemAmAc XXX (1968) 143 Nr. 29 Taf. 40
C. C. Vermeule, Roman Imperial Art in Greece and Asia Minor (1968) 273 mit Anm. 1
C. C. Vermeule, AJA 73, 1969, 393
D. Soechting, Die Porträts des Septimius Severus (1972) 132 f. Nr. 5
W. Hornbostel, JdI 87, 1972, 350 Anm. 14
W. Trillmich, Gnomon 46, 1974, 288
C. Vermeule, Greek and Roman Sculpture in Gold and Silver (1974) 37 Nr. 206
M. Wegner, Boreas 2, 1979, 150
H. Philippi, AM 94, 1979, 140 Anm. 30
H. Jucker, ProAventico 26, 1981, 10 Anm. 37 Abb. 14
L. A. Riccardi, Military standards, imagines, and the gold and silver imperial portraits from Aventicum, Plotinoupolis, and the Marengo treasure, AntK 45, 2002, 8791 Pl. 20,3
Credits:
2017. Source of photo: Gareth Harney.
2017. Add. information, bibliography: http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/objekt/8460.
Keywords: gold golden male portrait bust of the roman emperor Septimius Severus man beard armour armor gorgoneion gorgonion head of Gorgon Gorgons Medusa from Komotini
History of Ancient Rome