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Faience portrait of Tiberius

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Faience portrait of Tiberius






head, Julio-Claudio prince (Tiberius?). Possibly an inlay from a cult vessel.


diameter 2 cm
height 7.2 cm
width 5.9 cm


Early Roman


A.D. 14 — A.D. 37


bequeathed: Shannon, C.H. and C.S.Ricketts 1937 (Filtered for: Antiquities)


  1. Darracott, J. (ed.)
    (1979) All for Art; the Ricketts and Shannon collection , Cambridge (Cambs.) : Cambridge University Press (1979) Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: ]
    [comments: no. 31]
  2. Smith, C.H.
    Hutton, C.A.
    (1908) Catalogue of the antiquities (Greek, Etruscan and Roman) in the collection of the late Wyndham Francis Cook, Esqre (1908) [page: ]
    [comments: p. 65, no. 279, pl. xii]
  3. Henig, M.
    Classical gems : ancient and modern intaglios and cameos in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge [page: ]
    [comments: no.538]
  4. Kiss, Z.
    (1984) Études sur le portrait impérial romain en Égypte (1984) [page: ]
    [comments: 44 fig.71]
  5. Vassilika, E.
    (1998) Greek and Roman Art (1998) [page: ]
    [comments: p.110-111, no.53]
  6. Schneider, B
    (1976) Studien zu den kleinformatigen Kaiserportraits von den Anfängen der Kaiserzeit bis ins dritte Jahrhundert (1976) [page: ]
    [comments: 33]
  7. Ashton, S.A.
    (2004) Roman Egyptomania , London : Golden House Publications (2004) London: Golden House Publications [page: 22 & 23]


faience (glazed)

Accession Number

GR.115.1937 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 69424; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-13)

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