Portrait of Augustus
27—10 BCE.
Inv. No. 26.160.Providence, Museum of Art of the Rhode Island School of DesignPhoto by Roger B. Ulrich

Portrait of Augustus.

27—10 BCE.
Inv. No. 26.160.

Providence, Museum of Art of the Rhode Island School of Design.

Probably from Italy.
Top and back unfinished: originally velate (thus perhaps an image of the emperor sacrificing or in role of chief priest — Pontifex Maximus?
© 2008. Photo: Roger B. Ulrich.
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
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