Roman marble portrait of the emperor Caracalla. The clean break at the bottom of the neck suggests that the bust itself is not original. Part of the Farnese collection; this bust once decorated the family's palazzo in Rome. Naples Museum, inv. 6088. H: 60 cm.
This statue of Marcus Aurelius is not as ornamental as some of the other examples of the Roman Imperial style, but it is still breathtaking. Marcus Aurelius. 2006. Photograph. Capitoline Museum, Rome. Flickr. Yahoo!, 7 Sept. 2006. Web. 27 Sept. 2011.