Bust of Marcus Aurelius

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 November 2016

Marble bust of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in a fringed cloak. One of a series of imperial busts from residence of Jason Magnus, a prominent citizen of Cyrene. Roman, about 160-170 CE. From Cyrene, North Africa. Found by Lieutenant R. M. Smith, RE, and Commander E. A. Porcher, RN. (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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