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: marble bust portrait roman empress Valeria Messalina female hairdo hairstyle coiffure from the Albani collection Inv No MC424 MC 424 13
History of Ancient Rome