Hadrian, Hadrian portrait, Nerva–Antonine dynasty

Marble head of Hadrian with laurel wreath, from Carthage (North Africa), dating from circa 128 AD

© Carole Raddato

Mixed portraiture type: Baiae & Imperatori 32.

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.

Inv. Ma 1187

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