Vibia Sabina (83-136 A.D.), a relative of Trajan, was married very young to the future emperor, Hadrian. The comparison with coins, physiognomy, hairstyle and diadem allows for the portrait’s identification as the Empress Sabina.
Next archaeological trip: Exploring Judea/Syria PalaestinaOctober 18th, 2014The big day is here.
my recent posts
- The inscription dedicated to Hadrian from the Tel Shalem arch
- Bronze statue of Hadrian from the legionary camp at Tel Shalem (Judaea), Israel Museum
- Roman mosaics from the National Archaeological Museum of Spain, Madrid
- Looking for Roman bridges in Provence, France
- A journey to Terracina on the Riviera of Ulysses
- Lucanian fresco tomb painting depicting the deceased's departure for the underworld, 340 BC, from Paestum http://t.co/KAoxnqx7Hs 11 hours ago
- "The gates of hell are open night and day; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way: ... 1/2 12 hours ago
- The entrance to the Cave of the Sibyl in Cumae. In Virgil's poem, the Sibyl acts as a kind of guide to the underworld http://t.co/5L1tfUtyqN 12 hours ago