Marble Head of Hadrian With Laurel Wreath


published on 19 June 2013

Mixed portraiture type: Baiae & Imperatori 32. From c. 128 CE (Carthage)

The photograph was taken during the exhibition “L’image et le pouvoir. Le siècle des Antonins” (Image and power. The age of the Antonines) at the Musée Saint-Raymond in Toulouse (France).

The head is currently in storage at the Louvre, Paris.

About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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