Faces of Antiquity

May 14, 2011, through August 28, 2011

Portraiture of the Roman Empire



A Space for Dialogue 64


Temporary Exhibitions, Lobby


This installation presents some of the most widespread varieties of ancient portraiture, including funerary painting, sculptural busts, and coinage from ancient Rome.

A Space for Dialogue, founded with support from the Class of 1948, is made possible with generous endowments from the Class of 1967, Bonnie and Richard Reiss Jr., Class of 1966, and Pamela J. Joyner, Class of 1979.

Exhibition Curator

Curated by Kasia Vincunas, Mellon Special Project Curatorial Intern

Related Publications

Exhibition subject: A Space for DialogueAncient Art