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Title / Description: Deified AugustusCommentary: This statue, depicting Augustus (r. 31 BCE-14 CE) was created after his death, during the reign of his successor, Tiberius (r. 14- 37 CE). The deified Augustus is shown in a pose recalling that of the statue of Jupiter (Zeus) at Olympia.
Object Location: Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Provenance: Rome, Italy?
Object Type: image - sculpture
Date: Early 1st c. CE
Author of Commentary: Adam Mendelson
Source: Attridge, Harold W. Harold Attridge slide collection