Stucco relief fragment

Period: Mid-Imperial, Antonine

Date: ca. A.D. 138–161

Culture: Roman

Medium: Stucco

Dimensions: H. 8 1/4 in. (20.9 cm)

Classification: Miscellaneous-Stucco

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1909

Accession Number: 09.221.37


The standing figure is identified as the emperor Antoninus Pius on the basis of his similarity to known portraits. Before him kneels a barbarian suppliant, part of a larger scene whose context is now lost.