Bronze head of Dionysus found in the pyramid tomb at Meroe of Prince Arikan Kharer, son of King Natakmani (c : News Photo

Bronze head of Dionysus found in the pyramid tomb at Meroe of Prince Arikan Kharer, son of King Natakmani (c

Bronze head of Dionysus found in the pyramid tomb at Meroe of Prince Arikan Kharer, son of King Natakmani (c,12 BC 12 AD). Late Hellenistic in style, dating from c 150 BC, it is one of several Greek objects found in Meroitic royal tombs. It was probably obtained in the course of trade with Ptolemaic Egypt. Sudan. Hellenistic. c 150 BC. Meroe. (Photo by Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images)
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Bronze head of Dionysus found in the pyramid tomb at Meroe of Prince Arikan Kharer, son of King Natakmani (c,12 BC 12 AD). Late Hellenistic in style, dating from c 150 BC, it is one of several Greek objects found in Meroitic royal tombs. It was probably obtained in the course of trade with Ptolemaic Egypt. Sudan. Hellenistic. c 150 BC. Meroe. (Photo by Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images)
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January 01, 1980
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