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Egypt Picture - Portrait of Severus Alexander



Portrait of Severus Alexander

CG 27480 Cairo Antiquity Museum

Material: White Marble
Size: Height: 23 cm
Location: Luxor
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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