Ca. 50 CE. Inv. No. 9952.Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Profane MuseumPhoto by Egisto Sani
Ca. 50 CE.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Profane Museum
(Roma, Musei Vaticani, Museo gregoriano profano).
Some scholars, pointing out traces of reworking on the shoulders and neck, suggest that the Caere statue, originally representing Messalina, wife of the emperor Claudius, was recut into a likeness of Drusilla after her execution in the 48 AD.