The Augustus Collection offers a fascinating glimpse into the life and reign of one of the most influential emperors in ancient Roman history. Augustus ruled from 27 BC until AD 14, establishing the Roman Empire and ushering in a period of peace, prosperity, and unprecedented expansion.
One of the highlights of the Augustus Collection is the stunning statue of the emperor himself. This marble masterpiece stands over six feet tall and depicts Augustus in military regalia, a symbol of his successful campaign to expand the Roman Empire.
The collection also features a variety of smaller artifacts, such as coins, jewelry, and household items from the time of Augustus. These items offer a glimpse into everyday life during the Roman Empire, as well as the artistic techniques and aesthetic values of the time.