Bust of a Roman Boy on a Pedestal

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 17 November 2017

This type of bust was popular in the Near East during the Roman period. It is made of terracotta and is perhaps from what is prsent-day Jordan. It dates from c. 200-300 CE. (Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto)



About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and its Communications Director.

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