Portrait of Severus Alexander
CG 27480 Cairo Antiquity Museum
Material: White Marble
Size: Height: 23 cm
Excavation: The Antquities Service Excavations of 1891Roman Period, Reign of Alexander Severus (222-235 AD)
Serverus Alexander was a Roman emperor during Egypt's Roman Period. Sculptures such as this were used essentially for imperial propaganda and spread throughout the empire. This one was made in Egypt and discovered in Alexandria.
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