Marble grave stele of a young woman and servant Period: Classical Date: ca. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Marble, Pentelic Dimensions: H. cm) Classification: Stone Sculpture Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1936 Accession Number:
Detail: Julia Victorina wearing a lunar symbol on the front of her marble funerary altar; in the back she wears a radiate solar crown; on either side is carved a flowering tree (left, right). The inscription gives her age as End century AD.
Aurelius Antoninus Pius Divus, Roman Emperor from 138 to 161 CE, adopted son of Hadrian Dondre: This piece caught my eye due the power and presence it exhibited through the potrait of Divus. Roman emperors were truly powerful figures to take heed of.