From the Roman Campagna

Bust of Hadrian

Inv. Scu 817 Bust of the Emperor Hadrian depicted young and with the chubby face. Although it represents the Emperor’s first portrait type, it is already marked by some innovative features that will later become peculiar to Hadrian’s images: his…

Statue of Athena

Inv. Scu 629 The goddess wears a chiton fastened right under the breast where there is the image of a short aegis with Gorgoneion and sandals. The Corinthian helmet is placed on the ancient head, not original to this statue.…

Helmeted Head

Inv. Scu 581 Male head, wearing a richly decorated Attic style helmet, with a star with fourteen points above the forehead and animals (lion, bull, sphinx and griffin) on the top and back. Between the animals runs an elegant floral…

Statue of a Young Satyr

Inv. Scu 627 This statue represents a young satyr. He is shown nude with the exception of a nebris or panther skin that is tied upon his right shoulder and runs across his chest to drape his left shoulder and…

Statue of Athena

Inv. Scu 278 It is one of the numerous Roman copies of a statue of Athena made between the end of the 4th and 5th century BC, in which the goddess is wearing a long tunic (chiton) and a cloak;…