Bust of the Emperor Augustus

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 May 2018

The facial features and the scalp hair reflect the typical characteristics of the Roman Emperor Augustus (Octavianus). Marble. Roman Period, 27 BCE to 14 CE. From Pergamon, Bergama, in modern-day Turkey. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul, Turkey).



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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