Trajan Bust, Vatican Museums

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Mark Cartwright
published on 28 May 2013
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A bust of Roman emperor Trajan (r. 98-117 CE). The portrait is idealised and was produced in the reign of his successor Hadrian in 117 CE. Provenance: Ostia. (Vatican Museums, Rome).

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, May 28). Trajan Bust, Vatican Museums. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Trajan Bust, Vatican Museums." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 28, 2013.

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