"a photograph of the Primaporta Augustus"

Prima Porta Augustus
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The Augustus of Prima Porta is a marble statue of Augustus Caesar in the Villa Livia at Prima Porta, near Rome, in Italy. The statue is a copy of a bronze work that was commissioned by the Roman Senate in 20 B.C.; the date it was made is unknown. It is now located in the Vatican Museum.