Roman Emperor Commodus Portraying Himself as Hercules

2nd Century A.D. Emperor Commodus Portrayed as Hercules.

"Bust of Commodus as Hercules, 2nd Century A.D. The effete likeness of Emperor Commodus stares vacantly, his hair Pompadoured, with a lion skin over his head - not messing up one curl."
- Musei Capitolini in Palazzo dei Conservatori [Capitoline Museums - Campidoglio Area]

Close up of Commodus.