Portrait Head of a Woman, Probably the Empress Faustina Minor

Marble | 25.4cm | c. AD 165

Unknown Artist

Acquired in 1925, this head was initially identified as a portrait of the Empress Lucilla (lived AD 149-182), wife of the Emperor Lucius Verus, who co-ruled with Marcus Aurelius from AD 161-169. More recently, scholars have identified the portrait as...
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