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Fonseca Bust, Capitoline Museums (MC434) | by Roger B. Ulrich
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Fonseca Bust, Capitoline Museums (MC434)

I.D.: not certain. A wealthy aristocratic Roman woman who lived at the end of the first century, perhaps a member of the imperial family.

Image details: macro view of mouth; overall rear view of the head; macro image of right eye; drill work of hair; detail of hair #2 (braids).

Date: late first or early second century CE (the latter assigned by the Capitoline Museums).

Height: 63 cm does not include the modern bust

Capitoline Museums inv MC434 (or MC 0434)

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Taken on November 24, 2011