Messalina, the fifth (sic!) wife of Claudius
Marble. 1st century. Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Emperors

Messalina, the fifth (sic!) wife of Claudius.

Marble. 1st century.

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Emperors
(Musei capitolini, Palazzo Nuovo, Sala degli Imperatori)

Credits:
Photo album of sculptures of the Capitoline Museums (second half of the 19th cent.). St. Petersburg University’s chair of ancient history (inv. no. 121). Photo no. 13 (10 × 14.5 cm).
The photographer is unknown.
Inscription on the photo: 13 — MESSALINA QUINTA MOGLIE DI CLAUDIO.
Number on the base: 13.
Keywords: γλυπτική sculptura sculpture scultura skulptur ρώμη rome roma rom rome unidentify unknown ignoto unbekannt inconnu αυτοκρατορικό πορτρέτο imperial portrait ritratto imperiale kaiserliches porträt portrait impérial ιουλιο-κλαυδιανή δυναστεία iulio-claudia the julio-claudian dynasty julii-claudii iulii-claudii dinastia giulio-claudia julisch-claudische dynastie famille julio-claudienne dynastie julio-claudiens of a woman women female donna femminile frau weiblich femme απεικόνιση portraiture ritrattistica porträtmalerei portrait roman portraiture ritrattistica romana römisches porträt portrait romain κεφάλι κεφαλή head testa kopf tête προτομή bust busto büste buste marble bust portrait roman empress valeria messalina female hairdo hairstyle coiffure acconciatura pettinatura femminile from the albani collection inv no mc424 mc 424 13
History of Ancient Rome