Head of Emperor Augustus from a colossal bronze statue, an example of the highly skilled workmanship characteristic of Greek craftsmen : News Photo

Head of Emperor Augustus from a colossal bronze statue, an example of the highly skilled workmanship characteristic of Greek craftsmen

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Head of Emperor Augustus from a colossal bronze statue, an example of the highly skilled workmanship characteristic of Greek craftsmen, The head was found at Meroe in the Sudan; it had probably been taken as booty in an Ethiopian raid on Roman Egypt. Italy. Roman. 27 25 BC. Meroe, Sudan H:47.75cm. (Photo by Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images)
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Head of Emperor Augustus from a colossal bronze statue, an example of the highly skilled workmanship characteristic of Greek craftsmen, The head was found at Meroe in the Sudan; it had probably been taken as booty in an Ethiopian raid on Roman Egypt. Italy. Roman. 27 25 BC. Meroe, Sudan H:47.75cm. (Photo by Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images)
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January 01, 1980
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