Head of Augustus

Unknown authorFirst half of 1st c. AD

Conimbriga Monographic Museum

Conimbriga Monographic Museum

The emperor who promoted the first great urban modification in the city, Augustus, was also an essential element in the imperial cult. The statue of the Divus Augustus who represented him in his magistrate's clothing was the essential piece of this cult.


  • Title: Head of Augustus
  • Creator: Unknown author
  • Date Created: First half of 1st c. AD
  • Location: Conimbriga, Portugal
  • Physical Dimensions: diam. c. 3 cm
  • Provenance: Conimbriga
  • Medium: Silver

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