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Augustus Caesar Mask - Item #301

$ 240.00

augustus-caesar-flat-white

 

17 Inches High x 10 Inches Wide x 10 Inches Deep

Mask from Item #400, the statue of Augustus Caesar. Augustus's features are idealized as he desired for his portraits. The statue was discovered in 1863 in Prima Porta outside of Rome. It was in the villa where Augustus's wife lived after he died. The marble statue dates from around 15 C.E.

 

Artist: Unknown

Museum: Vatican Museums, Vatican City

Origin: Villa of Livia at Prima Porta

Time Period: Ancient Rome- c. 15 C.E.

1911 Catalog ID # - 13497