Hadrian, Hadrian portrait, Nerva–Antonine dynasty

Fragmentary bust of Hadrian, from the area of Santa Bibiana at Termini station, ca. 117-120, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome

Hadrian, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome
© Carole Raddato

Inv. no. 124.491
Termini portrait sculptural type.

This fragmentary bust was discovered in 1941 during work on the main train station (Stazione Termini) hence known now as the “Stazione Termini” type (eight similar examples are known).

1 thought on “Fragmentary bust of Hadrian, from the area of Santa Bibiana at Termini station, ca. 117-120, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome”

  1. What a pity its damaged. I love this bust of Hadrian. What a grand idea following in his footsteps. Looking forward to more of your travels with Emperor Hadrian, He’s also one of my favorite’s

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