Bust of Sophocles

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Jade Koekoe
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published on 08 November 2016
Bust of Sophocles

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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APA Style

Koekoe, J. (2016, November 08). Bust of Sophocles. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/6019/

Chicago Style

Koekoe, Jade. "Bust of Sophocles." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 08, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/6019/.

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Koekoe, Jade. "Bust of Sophocles." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 08 Nov 2016. Web. 16 Oct 2019.

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