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Emperor Hadrian from Yecla


Carole Raddato
published on 08 February 2021
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This is the most recently discovered portrait of the Roman Emperor Hadrian. The bust, characterized by its excellent condition, was unearthed during archaeological excavations in 2014 CE at the Roman Villa of Los Torrejones in Spain. The 52-cm-high marble sculpture is believed to date to 135 CE. The bust is now on display in the Museo Arqueológico de Yecla in Spain.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.


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