Bust of Sophocles

Illustration

Jade Koekoe
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published on 08 November 2016

This bust of Sophocles is made from marble and from Lazio, Italy (150 CE). Sophocles was a Greek playwright who wrote tragedies in the 5th century BCE.

This image was taken at the National Museum of Australia in the travelling exhibition A History of the World in 100 (and 1) Objects.



About the Author

Jade Koekoe
Jade is a Librarian with an avid interest in Roman and Greek architecture and ancient Middle-Eastern cultures.

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