Hadrian: the power of image

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by britishmuseum
published on 03 April 2014

For many years Hadrian was perceived as a peace-loving admirer of Greek culture and customs, a philhellene. But the one statue on which this long-standing perception was based is not all that it should be. British Museum curator Thorsten Opper and conservator Tracey Sweek investigate.
http://www.britishmuseum.org/the_museum/museum_in_london/london_exhibition_archive/archive_hadrian.aspx



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