Marble Portrait of Matidia the Elder
(Salonina Matidia)

Born July 4, 68. Died 119

Marble portrait, generally agreed to be that of Matidia.
Metropolitan Museum of Art Inv. 13.229.3.


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Keywords: ancient Rome, iconography, emperor, imperial portraiture, Matidia, archaeology, marble, portrait, statue, carving Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Original photo resolution 4368 x 2912 pixels recorded 8/07 with a Canon EOS 5D digital camera and a Canon 70-200mm f/4 IS zoom lens.