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Head of a Member of the Julio-Claudian Family, Possibly Tiberius
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Head of a Member of the Julio-Claudian Family, Possibly Tiberius


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Description The head originally surmounted a bust. The hair was very delicately chiseled after casting, the eyebrows incised. The sockets are perforated and the eyes were inset. It is impossible to identify the person positively; he is a Julio-Claudian prince, possibly Tiberius.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/01/1937Treatmentcleaned; coated; mounted
Provenance [Found with a cache of several heads, via del Babuino, Rome, 1880]; Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

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Period
1st century CE (Roman Imperial)
Medium
bronze
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.190
Measurements
H: 12 13/16 x W: 11 x D: 8 3/8 in. (32.5 x 28 x 21.2 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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