Partial reconstruction of the niche from the wall at the far end of the portico in the Forum of Augustus

Ricomposizione parziale di nicchia dalla parete di fondo dei portici del Foro di Augusto
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Sculpture
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From the Augustan Era: 2 BC
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Original marble pieces and others in limestone
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The reconstruction comprises:
-A section of the cabled shaft of the semi-column
Antique yellow marble
Reconstructed from five pieces that fit together: FA 16 - 17 - 18 - 19 – 20
-The eaves of the niche
Luna marble: FA 8297
-Piece of the frame surrounding a niche with wavy motif
Luna marble: FA 1131
-Piece of the frame surrounding a niche with alternating ribbon and floral motifs (anthemion)
Luna marble: FA 1130, FA 3031
-Statue of a man with body armour (headless)
Luna marble: FA 2559 a
-Plinth of a statue with Drusus inscription
Luna marble
Reconstructed from five pieces that fit together: FA 1195 a - b - c - d - e

Masterpieces of the hall

The hall

Portici ed esedre

Moving along to the rooms in the central body of the museum, we come to the section dedicated to the porticoes of the Forum and a reconstruction of part of the architectural order from the façade overlooking the square is on display.