Male bust, so-called Scipio

    • Data:
      Late Age of Adrian/early Antonine Age
    • Materiali:
      Greek marble
    • Dimensioni:
      height 75 cm
    • Collocazione:
      Rome, Musei Capitolini
    • Inventario:
      inv. MC 562
  • Male bust, so-called Scipio

This bust of an elderly man must be included in the group of portraits long identified as Scipio Africanus on the basis of (feeble) clues such as the shaven head mentioned by Pliny (Naturalis Historia, VII, 59, 211) and a T-shaped scar on the left temple.