Images of the past

A chronologue of beauty

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Ancient Roman Hairstyles and Headdresses from the Flavian Dynasty to the Age of Trajan 69-117



Bust of Domitilla the Elder or the Younger,wife or daughter of Emperor Vespasian


Bust of Domitilla the Younger,daughter of Vespasian


Marcia Furnilla,second wife of Emperor Titus









Marcia Furnilla as Venus


Julia Titi,daughter of Emperor Titus
















The Fonseca Bust









Emperor Domitian










Coin with heads of Emperor Domitian and his wife Domitia Longina


Domitia Longina,wife of Domitian






















People from the Flavian Period 69-96 A.D.


Portrait of a woman with her hair arranged after the syle of Julia Flavia,from Smyrna


Portrait head of a Roman man,69-96 A.D.


Female portrait, shaped as a theatrical mask,1st c. A.D.


Portrait of an unknown Roman woman from Crete,69-96 A.D.



Portrait of Cominia Tyche,Flavian period

Bust of a Roman woman,end of the 1st c. A.D.

Statue of Roman matron of Flavian era portrayed as Venus


Bust of a woman from the Flavian period

Matrona with a Flavian hairstyle



Bust of a woman,age of Domitian

Sarcophagus of an aristocratic woman during the Flavian period 

Iulia Synegoris,Flavian period


Emperor Trajan,from the Nerva-Antoine Dynasty








Bust of Trajan with the Civic Crown, a sword belt and the aegis





Ulpia Marciana,sister of Trajan









Ulpia Marciana wears a diadem-like hair structure from the Hadrianic period (130-138 A.D.)









Sttaue of Ulpia Marciana from the Trajan-Hadrian era


Pompeia Plotina,wife of Trajan



Head of Plotina with a Diadem







Plotina on the reverse of a sestertius of Trajan










Salonina Matidia,daughter of Ulpia Marciana


Portrait head of Salonina Matidia wearing a diadem and a veil














Coin with a head of Salonina Matidia



People from the age of Trajan


The doctor Claudius Agathemeris and his wife Myrtale,100 A.D.

Portrait bust of a Roman lady,early 2nd century A. D.

Maria Auxesis Trajanic period (98-117 A.D.)
Bust of woman from the age of Trajan

Female portrait, last quarter of the 1st c. B.C.


Ancient Roman bust of an unknown Roman woman, Trajanic age


Portrait of a younger woman,98-117 


Bust of an unknown Roman woman, Trajanic age

Statue of a Roman woman, c. 100–110 A.D.

Statue of a draped woman of the Small Herculaneum,2nd c. A.D.

Portrait of a mature woman,110-20


Tomb altar for Caltilius and Caltilia Moschis,100-125 A.D.



Vestal Virgin 100-20 A.D.

Claudia Olympias wears an elaborate three-tiered fringed hairstyle 
with braids in the back 100-150 A.D.

Busts of Roman women with hairstyles from the Flavian,Trajanic and Hadranic Period



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