Genius

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Creator

Neapolitan workshop

Description

Statue of a Genius making a sacrifice. He is standing "velato capite" and wears a heavy toga holding a paten and a cornucopia. The features of the face probably represent emperor Augustus. The statue was found in Naples (Palazzo dei Duchi di Colubrano)

Subject

Genius

Type

Chronology Specific

around 20 AD

Material

Chronology Period

1st century AD

Technique

Content Provider

University of Bologna

Original Collection

Europeana Archaeology

Content Rights