Sala delle Colombe

Male portrait

Inv. Scu 335 This male portrait-head originally was inserted in a statue. The oval face is characterized by slanting eyes with iris and pupils incised, high-bridged nose, and thin, slightly open lips, with the upper one a little more protruding.…

Female bust

Inv. Scu 369 Bust of a young woman clad in a light chiton. The full, oval face is characterized by slanting eyes, tight lips and a receding chin. The hair, parted at centre, is arranged in wavy locks which, tied…

Male portrait

Inv. Scu 368 The portrait features a man with the head briskly turned to left; the rather elongated face is characterized by small, close-set eyes, high-bridged nose and full lips. The hair is arranged in thick curls on the forehead,…

Head of a goddess

Inv. Scu 377 The head, set on a modern bust, features a female divinity whose identity is difficult to determine. The hair, parted in the centre, is arranged in wavy locks tied back in a knot; two locks fall on…

Statue of a girl with a dove

Inv. Scu 738 The girl, clad in chiton and mantle, is standing, with the upper part of the body turned backwards; she holds a dove in her left hand, embosoming it, in a gesture of protection from a foe (now…

Portrait of a Barbarian

Inv. Scu 548 The portrait represents a middle-aged man with the head briskly turned to right. The hair, parted in the middle, falls in soft curls over the ears and neck; the beard is arranged in wavy, rather disordered locks.…

Statuette of Asclepius

Inv. Scu 387 The bearded statuette, standing on the left leg with the right slightly bent, depicts Asclepius; the god wears a mantle (himation) which uncovers the right shoulder; since both the right arm and left hand are broken off,…

Male bust

Inv. Scu 708 The bust, cut down beneath the chest, is clad in tunic and cloak; the head, slightly turned to right, features a young man with short, coarse hair and long beard, extensively worked with the running drill. The…

Head of young goddess

Inv. Scu 568 The sculpture depicts a young woman with the head looking straight forward; the herm-bust, clad with a drape, is modern. The hair, arranged in wavy locks, is carried back in a small sack supporting the hair-knot and…

Male portrait

Inv. Scu 565 The portrait features and elderly man with the head slightly turned to right; the head is adapted to a modern bust with a trapezoidal shape. The wrinkled forehead is high, with a receding hairline, the hair is…