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.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
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