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Fayyum Portraits                                          00s                         100s CE                         200s



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             A Woman, early second century C.E., ("Fonseca Bust"),  Musei Capitolini, Roma,  Inv. MC0434   (Photo: Museum Website)

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             A Woman, ca. 98-117 C.E.,  Musée du Louvre, Paris,  CP 6451  (Photo: Museum Website)        

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             A Man, ca. 110,  Glyptothek, Munich (Room 11)                          A Man, ca. 110-120,   Glyptothek, Munich (Room 11)


             A Lictor, early 2nd century C.E., State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia                   A Woman, possibly Marciana Augusta, ca. 110, found at Porta Portese, The British Museum, London, 1879.0712.17          

 

             A Young Man, early 2nd century C.E., State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia                          A Boy, possibly Berber, from the Temple of Aphrodite, Cyrene,  ca. 110-120 C.E.,  The British Museum, London, 1861.1127.57

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             Salonina Matidia, niece of Emperor Trajan, ca. 112,  Musée du Louvre, Paris, Ma 1196 (MR 563)  (Photo: Clio20, 2006, Wikipedia)

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               Trajan, Roman Emperor, reigned 98-117,   Musei Capitolini, Roma                                     Trajan, Roman Emperor, reigned 98-117,   Glyptothek, Munich,    found in Ostia 1803


               Trajan, Roman Emperor, reigned 98-117, ca. 98-117     Glyptothek, Munich                          Trajan, Roman Emperor, reigned 98-117,   Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek, Copenhagen
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               A Young Man from Gaul, ca. 125 C.E.,  The British Museum, London,   1805                           A Woman, possibly Sabina, wife of Hadrian, ca. 120-130 C.E., Musée du Louvre, Paris,  MNE 794    (Photo:  Hervé Lewandowski)  

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                A Young Woman, ca, 117-138 C.E., (bust is modern) , Musée du Louvre, Paris,  MR 507,  (Photo: Museum Website)

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               Antinous, ca. 135   Glyptothek, Munich     (photo: Bibi St. Pol, Wikipedia)
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               Hadrian, Roman Emperor, reigned 117-138,  Palazzo dei Conservatori, main stairs, first landing   Capitoline Museum                               Hadrian, Roman Emperor, reigned 117-138,   National Archaeological Museum of Athens   


               Hadrian, Roman Emperor, reigned 117-138, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg,  Russia                    Marcus Aurelius on his adoption by Antonius Pius, ca. 138,   Location TBD

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                Faustina Major, wife of Antoninus Pius, ca 141,  Sala Rotonda, Museo Pio-Clementino, Roma (Photo: Giovanni Dall'Orto, 2011, Wikipedia)

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               Faustina Minor, wife of Marcus Aurelius,  ca. 147-148,   Musei Capitolini, Roma,  MC0449    (Photo: Museum Website)                       Matidia, ca. 148,   Musei Capitolini, Roma, MC0440     (Photo: Museum Website)

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               A Woman, ca. 150,    Musei Capitolini, Roma                                      A Husband  and Wife, ca. 150,   Walters Art Center, Baltimore, MD

                                              

               A Man, ca. 138-150    Walters Art Center,  Baltimore, MD, 23.66                             A Bearded Man, ca. 150-175,   The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY,        1998.209            


                

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               A Bearded Man, possibly Antoninus Pius, ca, 140-160 C.E.,  The British Museum, 1878.0506.1 (Photo: Museum Website)

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              Antoninus Pius, Roman Emperor, reigned 138-161,   Musei Capitolini, Roma,   Albani Collection                            Antoninus Pius, Roman Emperor, reigned 138-161,  Glyptothek, Munich


               Faustina Major, wife of Antoninus Pius,  138-161,    Musei Capitolini, Roma Albani Collection                                      Lucius Verus, co-Emperor with Marcus Aurelius, 161-169,    State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

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               Flavius Agricola (Epicurian), ca. 164   Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN,   72.148
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               Lucilla, wife of Lucius Verus ca. 165,  Musei Capitolini, Roma,  Centrale Montemartini,  MC inv. 2766.   (Photo: !STORAX, Flickr)                 
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               Lucius Verus,  Roman co-Emperor, 161-169   Palazzo Mattei, Rome,  Papal and Townley Collections GR 1805.7-3.103                            Lucius Verus,  Roman co-Emperor, 161-169,   State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
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               A  Syrian Woman, ca. 160-170,  State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia                


                Herodes Atticus, ca. 150-177, found in Kiphisia, Attica,   National Archaeological Museum, Athens,  4810 (Photo: Museum Website)                         Polydeukes, ca. 150-177, found in Kiphisia, Attica,   National Archaeological Museum, Athens,  4811  (Photo: Museum Website)


                Polydeukes, ca. 150-177 Altes Museum, Berlin  (Photo: Ophelia2, Wikipedia)

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                Aqmat, daughter of Hagagu, descendant of Zebida, descendant of Ma'an, Palmyrian,  ca. 175, The British Museum, London,   1908                  Faustina the Younger, wife of Marcus Aurelius, ca. 175 C.E.,  Musée du Louvre, Paris,   CP 6446    

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                Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor, reigned 161-180, Musei Capitolini, Roma, Albani Collection,  MC0448 (Photo: Museum Website)                              Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor, reigned 161-180,    Walters Art Center, Baltimore

 

                Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor, reigned 161-180, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien,   Inv.-Nr. ANSA_I_13

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                Commodus, Roman Emperor, reigned 180-192, (Type 5),  J. Paul Getty Museum          (Photo: Getty Images)                         Commodus, Roman Emperor, reigned 180-192,  Glyptothek, Munich Room 11

 

                                    Commodus, Roman Emperor, reigned 180-192, (Type 4),  Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien Inv ANSA_I_15

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               Pertinax, Roman Emperor in 193, Musei Vaticani, Roma                          A Roman General, possibly Pertinax, Roman Emperor in 193, Alba Iulia Museum of the Union, Romania  (Photo: Codrin B., 2011, modified, Wikipedia)

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                Clodius Albinus, usurper of the Roman Empire,  ca. 193-196,   Museo del Prado, Madrid,  E00187

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