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Head of Emperor Augustus
Head of Emperor Augustus

Photo ©2014, Detroit Institute of Arts

Head of Emperor Augustus

Date
1st Century AD
Medium
Marble
Dimensions
Overall: 28 1/4 x 11 5/8 x 12 5/8 in. ( 71.8 x 29.5 x 32.1 cm) Head: 19 1/8 x 11 5/8 x 11 1/16 in. ( 48.6 x 29.5 x 29.7 in. ) Base: 9 x 10 3/8 in. diam. ( 22.9 x 26.4 cm )
Department
Greco-Roman and Ancient European
Classification
Sculpture
Credit
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James S. Holden
Accession No.
24.101
Keywords
carved, marble, portrait, stone, bust

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