Appollo, Farnese Collection

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 31 March 2016

The torso and support by the right ride are ancient (probably from a statue of Dionysus). Restored as Appollo by Carlo Albacini in 18th century. Formerly in the Farnese Collection in Rome. Roman, 2nd century CE. The British Museum, London.



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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