Portrait of a woman (Otacilia Severa?)
Mid-3rd century CE.
Inv. No. 18.145.39.New York, Metropolitan Museum of ArtPhoto by Roger B. Ulrich

Portrait of a woman (Otacilia Severa?).

Mid-3rd century CE.
Inv. No. 18.145.39.

New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Third Century Woman: NY Met.

Roman marble bust of a woman in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, inv. 18.145.39. The hairstyle of this unidentified woman is associated with the middle of the third century (Late Imperial period), a style associated with the wife (Otacilia Severa) of the emperor Philip the Arab (reign: 244-249).

© 2010. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.
Keywords: γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρωμαϊκό roman romana romano romani römisch römische römisches römischen römischer romain romaine romains romaines αυτοκρατορικό imperial imperiale kaiserliches impérial ρωμαϊκή αυτοκράτειρα marcia otacilia severa empress imperatrice kaiserin impératrice απεικόνιση portrait portraiture ritratto ritrattistica porträtmalerei porträt προτομή bust busto büste buste of a woman female femminile donna weibliches frau de femme marble marmo marmor marbre μάρμαρο hairdo hairstyle pettinatura acconciatura weibliche frisur coiffure féminine θηλυκό χτένισμα comb-out hair setting set piega dei capelli inv no 18 145 39