Asia Minor, Hadrian, Hadrian portrait, Nerva–Antonine dynasty, Pamphylia, SPQR, Turkey

Statue of Hadrian wearing the Corona Civica (Civic Crown), from the North Nymphaeum at Perga, Antalya Museum

Statue of Hadrian wearing the Corona Civica (Civic Crown), from the North Nymphaeum at Perga, Antalya Museum
© Carole Raddato

Inv. no. 3861-3863
Baiae portrait sculptural type.

The emperor is depicted here as a nude hero. A paludamentum is draped over his left shoulder and arm. In his left hand is the sheath and sword and he wears a laurel wreath on his head.

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