Portrait of a man. I century AD, Claudius-Nero…

Portrait of a man. I century AD, Claudius-Nero period. Marble. Civico museo archeologico di Milano. Inv. A 0.9.1145

myglyptothek: Faces of ancient Rome 

Originally part of an honorary statue from some public building the portrait illustraits influence of the imperial portraiture on the upper classes in Milan. The features of the represented man strongly emulates that of the emperor Claudius.