Ptolemy II

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published on 06 October 2017
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Granite statue depicting Ptolemy II. The king commissioned the statue to be made during his own reign, about 285-246 BCE. Son of Ptolemy I Soter, Ptolemy II is known in his role as king of Ptolemaic Egypt. (Vatican Museums, Rome)

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John Tuttle
John Tuttle is a Catholic man working as a freelance writer, photographer, and history enthusiast. Based out of Illinois, he has been published on Ancient Origins, ZME Science, and War History Online.

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Tuttle, J. (2017, October 06). Ptolemy II. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7376/

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Tuttle, John. "Ptolemy II." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 06, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7376/.

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Tuttle, John. "Ptolemy II." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 06 Oct 2017. Web. 28 Nov 2020.

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