Bust

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…

Bust of Hadrian

Inv. Scu 193 Chest-length nude bust of Hadrian. The oval face, turned to the right, is dominated by the elongated cut of the eyes, the expression of which is accented by the strong brows, the regular nose and the beard…

Bust of Domitian

Inv. Scu 1156 Constructed out of pentelic marble, this bust represents the Roman Emperor Domitian. Here the Emperor is shown turning his head to the left and directing his gaze downwards. His features are realistic and help us to identify…

Colossal portrait of Augustus

Inv. Scu 230 The colossal-sized portrait does not belong to the body on which is mounted. It certainly represents Augustus, as it is clear from the facial features and the style of the curls on the forehead arranged in the…

Bust of Faustina the Elder

Inv. Scu 851 This head was sculpted out of Parian Marble. It represents Faustina, wife of the Emperor Antoninus who ruled Rome from 138 to 161 A.D. She is shown with her head turned to the right. Her eyebrows are…

Modern colossal bust of Antoninus Pius

Inv. Scu 643 The inscriptions, on the base of this bust (Antoninus Pius) and that of another bust located in the Salone, also a modern one known as Trajan, indicate that they were acquired by the Conservatori on 8 March…

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…

Male Bust

Inv. Scu 2024 The man’s torso is turned slightly to the left. The details of his hair and beard have been lightly incised into the marble. While little time was taken with his hair, the rest of his features were…

Male bust

Inv. Scu 374 The bust, cut down at the chest, features an elderly bald man with the flabby face turned to right. The eyes, showing rather deep bags, are surmounted by frowning eyebrows. Deep wrinkles are carved on the forehead,…