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Colossal head of Octavius

Colossal head of Octavius
© BA Antiquities Museum/M. Mounir

Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number T0026

Inv.Inventory
 (Greco-Roman Museum) 24043

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Greco-Roman Antiquities

Colossal head of Octavius

Category:
Sculpture in the round, heads / masks
Date:
Graeco-Roman Period, Roman Period (31 BCE-395 CE)
Provenance:
Unknown
Material(s):
Rock, marble
Height:
75 cm
Hall:
Greco-Roman Antiquities



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
  • Nicola Bonacasa, “Ritratto colossale di Augusto del Museo Greco-Romano di Alessandria”, Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Römische Abteilung 79 (1972): 221-234.
  • Larissa Bonfante and Helga von Heintze, eds., In Memoriam Otto J. Brendel: Essays in Archaeology and the Humanities (Mainz: Philipp von Zabern, 1976): 146, no. 5.
  • Paul Graindor, Bustes et statues-portraits d'Egypte romaine, Université égyptienne. Recueil de travaux publiés par la Faculté des lettres 11 (Cairo: Imprimerie P. Barbey, n.d.): 44-45, no. 3, pls. IIIa, IIIb.
  • Fekri Hassan et al., eds., Alexandria Graeco-Roman Museum: A Thematic Guide (Cairo: National Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage; The Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2002): 31.
  • Cornelius C. Vermeule, Roman Imperial Art in Greece and Asia Minor (London: The Belknap Press, 1968): 382, no. 31.
  • Dietrich Wildung and Günter Grimm, eds., Götter und Pharaonen: Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim, 29. Mai-16. September 1979 (Mainz: Philipp von Zabern, 1979): no. 135.
  • Paul Zanker, Studien zu den Augustus-Porträts I: Der Actium-Typus, Abhandlungen der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Göttingen: Philologisch-Historische Klasse 3. Folge 85 (Göttingen: Vanderhoeck und Ruprecht, 1978): 29, no. 36.

 

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