Septimius Severus

Activity Type: Art In Depth

Collection: Ancient Art, European Art

Culture/Regions: Roman

Subject Area: History and Social Science, Visual Arts

Grade Level: K-12

In 1967 the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts acquired a monumental statue of the Roman emperor Septimius Severus. Learn more about the statue, and the VMFA research and conservation effort.

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Learn more about Septimius Severus and the VMFA statue.

  1. Who was Septimius Severus?
  2. Septimius Severus: The Statue’s History
  3. Septimius Severus: Art Historical Puzzle and Scientific Research
  4. Septimius Severus: Conservation and Restoration