Alexander Severus (Facial Reconstruction)

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by Daniel Voshart
published on 23 October 2020
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A photorealistic reconstruction of what the Roman emperor Alexander Severus (r. 222-235 CE) may have looked like. Based on contemporary and near contemporary descriptions, as well as archaeological evidence.

Pictured alongside the reconstruction are the portraits and statuary used as references. Made using Photoshop and Artbreeder, a neural net tool.

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Voshart, D. (2020, October 23). Alexander Severus (Facial Reconstruction). Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Voshart, Daniel. "Alexander Severus (Facial Reconstruction)." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 23, 2020.

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Voshart, Daniel. "Alexander Severus (Facial Reconstruction)." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 23 Oct 2020. Web. 04 Dec 2020.

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