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Antoninus Pius (Facial Reconstruction)

Illustration

Arienne King
by Daniel Voshart
published on 23 October 2020
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A photorealistic reconstruction of what the Roman emperor Antoninus Pius (r. 138-161 CE) may have looked like. Based on contemporary and near contemporary descriptions, as well as archaeological evidence.

Pictured alongside the reconstruction are the busts and statuary used as references. These include two marble portraits from the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (left) and two from the National Archaeological Museum of Naples (right).

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Voshart, D. (2020, October 23). Antoninus Pius (Facial Reconstruction). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/12996/

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Voshart, Daniel. "Antoninus Pius (Facial Reconstruction)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 23, 2020. https://www.ancient.eu/image/12996/.

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Voshart, Daniel. "Antoninus Pius (Facial Reconstruction)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Oct 2020. Web. 02 Mar 2021.

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