Inv. n°: MMoCA199

Marble Portrait Head of Caracalla

Emperor Caracalla depicted in his youth, with a gaze to the right, his pupils articulated, his hair a thick mass of curling locks.

h. 41 x w. 20 cm

AD 196-204



  • Ex private collection, Lyon, France, 1950s
  • Acquired at Christie's, Sale 5399, London, 2008, lot 165


  • Christie's, Antiquities Sale, London, 30th April 2008, lot 176
  • J. M. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, Royal-Athena Galleries, 2006, vol. XVII, p. 22, fig. 28
  • J. Pollini, "Roman Marble Sculpture" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p.103, fig. 61


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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