Bust

Female bust

Inv. Scu 462 Female bust cut under the breast and dressed with tunic and cloak. A considerable resemblance with a portrait of Julia Domna from Gabii was noted. The hairstyle of the Capitoline head is inspired by an actual hairdo,…

Modern bust of Tiberius

Inv. Scu 229 It is a modern reproduction of the Emperor Tiberius: it shows his the triangular profile of the face, his bangs on the high forehead and his sideburns. It is inspired by the so-called “Berlin-Naples-Sorrento” type; stylistically, the…

Bust of Marcus Aurelius

Inv. Scu 279 Bust of young Marcus Aurelius, cut off under the chest and dressed in a tunic and military cloak (paludamentum). The portrait belongs to the so-called “first type”, known from about 25 copies and likely created right after…

Bust of a Roman Woman

Inv. Scu 866 This portrait represents a young woman. Her face is turned slightly to the right and her gaze is directed towards the ground. She has soft facial features and is depicted with a slight smile that reveals dimples…

Brutus Capitolinus

Inv. Scu 1183 Originally belonging to a statue, the head broken at the neck was identified in 1550 with Lucius Junius Brutus, first consul of the Roman Republic. It is made of bronze and was cast in two moulds, the…

Bust of Faustina the Younger

Inv. Scu 250 The portrait features the empress Faustina the Younger, wife of Marcus Aurelius; the bust, cut down just below the breast, is clad in tunic and mantle. The hair is combed in wavy locks, parted at centre, drawn…