Piece of a reeded shaft of a column (the upper most part of the column)

Frammento di fusto rudentato di colonna (estremità superiore del fusto o sommoscapo)
From the Augustan Era: 2 BC
Material and technique: 
Antique yellow marble
FA 69

From the order of the portico in the Forum of Augustus

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.