Portrait bust of Faustina the Elder - ROM2011_11933_43


Portrait bust of Faustina the Elder

Geography: Attributed to Rome, Italy
Date: about 138-141 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period, reign of Antoninus Pius
78 x 45.7 cm
Object number: 933.27.2
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Imperial Roman portraiture, busts
DescriptionFaustina the Elder was the wife of the emperor Antoninus Pius (ruled 138-161 AD). This magnificent portrait of her clearly projects the image of imperial grandeur.
Roman World
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