A young woman
1st century CE.
Inv. No. 759.Copenhagen, New Carlsberg GlyptotekPhoto by Sergey Sosnovskiy

A young woman.

1st century CE.
Inv. No. 759.

Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek
(København, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek).

Private collection.
Acquired in 1891 from Count Orsini, through the mediation of Helbig. Found in the vicinity of the Sanctuary of Diana in Nemi in 1887.

A Young Woman

Sanctuary of Diana at Nemi. 1st century AD. Marble.

This portrait of a young woman has also been placed in a herm shaft. She has an elaborate hairstyle like Staia Quinta.

Museum label

83. Roman Lady

The beautiful young woman has a hairstyle with numerous lockets of small curls that frame the forehead, and an extensive braid which terminates in a long chignon.
Original: Late Tiberian-Claudian era.

I. N. 759
Marble. H. 0.40.
The tip of the nose has broken into pieces. A significant portion of the front part of the bust has broken off and it is missing.
Acquired in 1891 from Count Orsini, through the mediation of Helbig. Found in the vicinity of the Sanctuary of Diana, in Nemi, in 1887.

F. Poulsen 1951, Cat. 643;
V. Poulsen 1973, Cat. 81.

F. Johansen
(сс) 2008. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
2008. Text: museum label.
© 1994. Description: F. Johansen. Catalogue Roman Portraits, vol. I. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, 1994. P. 190, cat. no. 83
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