Sanctioning Memory: Changing Identity - Using 3D laser scanning to identify two 'new' portraits of the Emperor Nero in English antiquarian collections

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Miles Russell ; Harry Manley (2016)
  • Publisher: University of York
  • Journal: Internet Archaeology (issn: 1363-5387)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.11141/ia.42.2
  • Subject: 3D laser scanning | Roman | portraits | Nero | CC1-960 | Archaeology | museum archives | facial identification

Using 3D laser scanning, two badly damaged and heavily restored Roman portraits from English country house collections are here identified as originally being representations of the Emperor Nero. The first portrait, from Petworth House, is of Nero at the time of his for... View more
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