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Head of Emperor Augustus from a colossal bronze statue, an example of... News Photo1980-1989,Africa,Ancient,Antiquities,Archaeology,Archival,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Craftsperson,Emperor,Empire,Ethiopia,Europe,Greek Culture,Horn of Africa,Italy,Large,Looting,Meroe,Portrait,Roman,Rome - Italy,Sculpture,Skill,Statue,Sub-Saharan Africa,Sudan,Treasure Chest,Vertical,WorkingPhotographer Collection: Universal Images Group 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)