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Carole Raddato
published on 31 May 2014

Head of Penelope (the faithful wife of Odysseus), from Rome, now on display in the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen. Hadrianic copy of a Greek original from the 5th century BCE.

About the Author

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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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2014, May 31). Head of Penelope. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2683/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Head of Penelope." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 31, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2683/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "Head of Penelope." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 31 May 2014. Web. 20 Apr 2019.

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