Bust of Hadrian
The bust of Hadrian is a classical sculpture depicting the head and shoulders of the Roman Emperor Hadrian. The sculpture is made of white marble and is highly detailed, featuring intricate carvings of Hadrian’s facial features, including his curly hair and beard, deep-set eyes, and pronounced nose.
The emperor wears a laurel wreath on his head, which was a symbol of victory and achievement in ancient Rome. The bust of Hadrian is a significant historical artifact as it provides a glimpse into the appearance of one of Rome’s most famous emperors, who ruled from 117 to 138 AD.
It is also a popular subject for art historians and collectors who are interested in the classical period of ancient Rome.