Monumental figures of the Emperors Tiberius (left) & Claudius (seated, right).
1st c Roman Roman Imperial (Julio-Claudian) Sculpture
Roman Imperial (Julio-Claudian)
Leptis Magna (Labdah). Libya.
Tripoli. Jamahiriya Museum.
From the Temple of Rome & Augustus in the Old Forum. Emperor Claudius was afflicted with stammering and a tic as well as a limb. It is not know what afflicted him but it is speculated that he had cerebral palsey or tourette's syndrome.
JULIO-CLAUDIAN Anonymous | Monumental figures of the Emperors Tiberius (left) & Claudius (seated, right). | c. 1-68 | Roman | Roman Imperial"