Object: Bust

Female Bust
Marble
Probably a noble home e.g. House of the Vettii, Pompeii

This bust, which may have graced the central room, or atrium, of a home in Pompeii, is a copy of an earlier Greek statue. Greek ideals of beauty and style continued to influence Roman artists, whose statues often imitated Greek originals.

SAP No: 55569
Where was this found?
Relation to Daily Life in Pompeii

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