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Record Details

Object Identifier
1975.01.0001
Object Name
portrait of Augustus
Materials
Marble
Weight
too heavy for lab scale
Pierced
no
Inscribed
no
Full Artifact Description
Portrait head of Augustus, Prima Porta type. p.H. 0.30 m, W. 0.23 m, D. 0.24 m. Broken at neck; nose missing at bridge. Chips and scrapes all over face and head. Marble (Rocks, Paper, Memory; Larson).
Subjects
Augustus
Verbatim Date
27 BC - 14 AD
Verbatim Provenance
Asia Minor
Production Site
site
Countermark
no
Exhibition Title
Pedestal 27 - Augustus
Roman Portraiture; Ancient & Modern Revivals
Cavafy's World: A Tribute to the Greek Poet Constantine P. Cavafy
Rocks, Paper, Memory: Wendy Artin's Watercolor Paintings of Ancient Sculptures (exhibit)
Graeco-Roman-Etruscan Gallery
Exhibition Curator
Gazda, Elaine
Talalay, Lauren
Ratté, Christopher
Exhibition Year
2009
2015
1998
Publication Title
Roman Portraiture: Ancient & Modern Revivals
Greek and Roman Sculpture in America
Die Bildnisse des Augustus
Rocks, Paper, Memory: Wendy Artin's Watercolor Paintings of Ancient Sculptures
Publication Author
Gazda, Elaine K.
Vermeule, C.
Boschung, D.
Ratte, Christopher, Artin, Wendy, Larson, Katherine A.
Publication Year
1977
1981
1993
2015
Type Category
Artifact

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Image Size
4755 x 4912
File Size
700 KB
Record
1975.01.0001
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-1975.01.0001/1975_01_0001p15.tif

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"portrait of Augustus; Marble". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-1975.01.0001/1975_01_0001p15.tif. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 05, 2023.