Images of the past

A chronologue of beauty

Monday, 4 March 2013

Ancient Roman Hairstyles and Headdresses from the Julio-Claudian Dynasty 1B.C.-69 A.D.

Augustus,first Roman Emperor










August wearing the civic wreath











Detail from the Ravena relief of Augustus wearing the Corona Civica


The Ara Pacis relief with portraits Emperor Augustus 

and his Family 









Detail of Priests from the Ara Pacis




Panel of Tellus from the Ara Pacis,a relief of a Godess 





Coin with image of Scribonia second wife of Emperor Augustus


Livia Drusilla,third wife of Augustus









Livia as the Goddess Cybele













Livia as the Goddess Ceres















Livia as the Goddess Fortuna









Livia with attributes of the Goddess Ceres











Statue of the Deified Empress Livia




The Ravena Relief  with Livia and Augustus


Emperor Tiberius











Nero Claudius Drusus,brother of Emperor Tiberius with a headdress of a priest


Julia the Elder,daughter of Augustus,

second wife of Tiberius








Antonia Minor,Grandmother of Caligula,

mother of Claudius









Antonia Minor as Venus Genetrix




Antonia Minor as Demeter



Antonia Minor as Ceres




Agrippina the Elder,mother of Caligula







Emperor Gaius Caligula







Caligula, with a cuirass and a crown 


Julia Drusilla,sister of Caligula






Emperor Claudius



Portrait of Claudius with the Corona Civica 














Head of Claudius wearing the civic wreath


Messalina,third wife of Claudius






Messalina as Cybele






Agrippina Minor,fourth wife of Claudius,mother of Nero




























Agrippina as Fortuna is crowning her son Nero with a laurel wreath

Coin with Agrippina Minor and her son Nero

Agrippina Minor as a Priestess







Emperor Nero






Poppaea Sabina,second wife of Nero











People from the Julio-Claudian Period


Woman wearing a "tutulus" hairstyle,1st c. B.C.

Woman with a late 1st c. B.C. hairstyle


Portrait of a woman,40-60 BC



Portrait of a woman,late 1st c. BC


Funerary Monument of a couple from the Augustan Period


Tombstone of a couple from the mid 1st c. A.D.

Tombstone of Attia Ruffila,mid 1st c A.D.


Portrait of a young woman from the 1st c. AD



Two heads from the 1st c. AD


Busts of women from the 1st c. AD



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