Bust of Memnon

Illustration

Arienne King
by José Luiz Bernardes Ribeiro
published on 23 January 2018

This mid 2nd Century CE bust portrays Memnon, the Aethiopian pupil of the Roman statesman Herodes Atticus. It was found in the Villa of Herodes Atticus in Arcadia, Greece but its current home is the Altes Museum in Berlin.

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