A marble portrait of Roman emperor Hadrian. The portrait displays idealised features and was possibly carved in the years...
Bust of Hadrian in dark green basalt, 120 - 130 CE. (Altes Museum, Berlin)
A marble statue of emperor Hadrian (117-138 CE), Olympia Archaeological Museum. The corselet depicts Athena standing...
A 2nd century AD bust of Roman emperor Hadrian. (Musée départemental de l’Arles antique,Arles,France)
Hadrian | Top 5 Facts
Wall builder, emperor and stylish beard wearer, here’s 5 facts on the famous Roman, Hadrian For more historical facts...
Hadrian Empire and Conflict
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Hadrian in Military Armour
A chalk copy of a marble original statue depicting Hadrian (r. 117-138 CE) in military armour and laurel wreath of victory...
Hadrian: An emperor's love
Curator Thorsten Opper introduces Hadrian's young lover Antinous and the questions around his death
Hadrian: building the wall
In AD122 Hadrian ordered a mighty frontier system to be built across the north of Britain. The result was Hadrian's Wall...
Hadrian: the imperial palace
Hadrian built himself a vast palace in the countryside, the villa Adriana in Tivoli about 30 kilometres east of Rome...