The Meroe Head of Augustus Caesar

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by Udimu (28-05-2007)
published on 26 April 2012
The Meroe Head is from a larger-than life statue of Augustus Caesar (reigned 31 BCE-14 CE). It is 47.7 cm, made of bronze with alabaster, glass and coral inlays for the eyes. Discovered at Meroe in 1910 by J. Garstang.

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