Portrait bust of Antinoos (417)

Τελευταία τροποποίηση: 14-SEP-2009



Portrait bust of Antinoos Found at Patras. The surface is slightly chipped and damaged at the breast and neck. The youth Antinoos of Bithynia in Asia Minor was the favourite of the emperor Hadrian. After he drowned in the river Nile in AD 130, Hadrian had him deified and erected numerous statues, busts and portraits of him in cities and sanctuaries throughout the Roman empire. Height: 0.67 m.

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