The head covered with a Phrygian cap dates from the 2nd century AD and is reminiscent of the famous “Prisoners” in the Palazzo Farnese; the latter, who probably represent defeated Dacians, are thought to date from the reign of Trajan and may well come from the Forum of Trajan itself (AD 98–117). The body probably dates from the 1st century AD and represents a defeated Oriental. The reassembled statue stood at the centre of the “Room of the Conquered Barbarian King” in the villa built in…

The head covered with a Phrygian cap dates from the 2nd century AD and is reminiscent of the famous “Prisoners” in the Palazzo Farnese; the latter, who probably represent defeated Dacians, are thought to date from the reign of Trajan and may well come from the Forum of Trajan itself (AD 98–117). The body probably dates from the 1st century AD and represents a defeated Oriental. The reassembled statue stood at the centre of the “Room of the Conquered Barbarian King” in the villa built in…

Medea Sarcophagus, 140-150 AD CA. From Porta San Lorenzo, Rome. Pergamonmuseum Antikensammlung, Berlin.

Medea Sarcophagus, 140-150 AD CA. From Porta San Lorenzo, Rome. Pergamonmuseum Antikensammlung, Berlin.

Mosaic of the Judgment of Paris, 115 - 150 AD, from Antioch on the Orontes (Antakya, Turkey), Louvre Museum | by Following Hadrian

Mosaic of the Judgment of Paris, 115 - 150 AD, from Antioch on the Orontes (Antakya, Turkey), Louvre Museum | by Following Hadrian

Antinous, from Hadrian's Villa, late Hadrianic period 130-138 AD, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome | by Following Hadrian

Antinous, from Hadrian's Villa, late Hadrianic period 130-138 AD, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome | by Following Hadrian

Bronze portrait head of Ptolemy of Mauretania Roman early Julio-Claudian 5-20 CE

Bronze portrait head of Ptolemy of Mauretania Roman early Julio-Claudian 5-20 CE

Portrait of Julio-Claudian empress thought to be Poppae Sabina, wife of the Roman Emperor Nero 1st century CE |

Portrait of Julio-Claudian empress thought to be Poppae Sabina, wife of the Roman Emperor Nero 1st century CE |

Portrait of an older Marcellus nephew and heir of Roman Emperor Augustus 1st century BCE

Portrait of an older Marcellus nephew and heir of Roman Emperor Augustus 1st century BCE

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