Portrait of August
Ca. 14—37 CE.
Inv. No. 08.258.47.New York, Metropolitan Museum of ArtPhoto by Roger B. Ulrich

Portrait of August.

Ca. 14—37 CE.
Inv. No. 08.258.47.

New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Marble portrait of Rome’s first emperor, Augustus (reign 27 BCE-CE 14). This image dated by the museum to ca. CE 14-37 (thus a posthumous portrait made soon after the emperor’s death; Augustus was deified after he died in CE. 14.).
© 2010. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.
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