Head

A Son of Constantine

Inv. Scu 843 This bust is believed to represent one of the sons of Constantine the Great. The bust depicts a bearded young man who glances to the left with a disgruntled expression upon his face. His forehead is incised…

Female ideal head

Inv. Scu 665 The female head, looking down to left, is set on a male bust, not pertinent, which is clad in tunic and toga. The face is characterized by ideal features; the wavy hair, parted in the middle and…

Ideal female head

Inv. Scu 10 The colossal head is a copy made to replace the original that can no longer be displayed due to conservation issues; it was mounted with the original neck in a modern bust and also shows numerous modern…

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…

Portrait of Caracalla

Inv. Scu 277 Portrait of Caracalla cut under the breast and originally belonging to a full figure statue The face, resolutely turned towards the right shoulder and in three-quarter view, is characterized by a careful physiognomic rendering (hollowed eyes, frowned…

Marble tondo with male head in relief

Inv. Scu 702 Marble tondo with male head in relief. The face, completely turned sideways, is characterized by thick, unruly hair and a wavy short-locked beard. The arched eyebrows give the face a vigorous and moving tone. The nape is…

Head of a Young Prince

Inv. Scu 745 This bust shows a young man with an oval-shaped face, slightly turned to the right. The visage is lean and modeled in sharp planes, with high cheekbones and finely cut eyes. The strong and serious expression is…

Portrait of Matidia

Inv. Scu 889 According to many scholars, this bust represents Matidia Maggiore, the mother-in-law of Hadrian. The bond between Hadrian and Matidia is well known in history and antique sources speak of the great respect and gratitude the Emperor felt…

Male head on a non pertinent bust

Inv. Scu 19 Ideal male head, turned to right, very much restored; the surface is rather worn. The head is a Roman imperial replica of the so-called “Alexander” type, an ideal youthful head, which was created between 340 and 320…

Female bust

Inv. Scu 337 The bust features a young woman; the eyes have iris and pupil incised. The hair is parted in the middle and arranged in wavy locks tied back in a knot at the nape; this is typical of…