Ptolemy I with Berenice I & Ptolemy II with Arsinoe II

Illustration

Branko van Oppen
by British Museum
published on 20 January 2020

Gold octodrachm (mnaieion) with the draped and diademed jugate busts of siblings Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II on the reverse; Ptolemy I and Berenice I as their divine parents on the reverse. The legends over the portraits read Adelphōn (“of the siblings”) and Theōn (“of the gods”) respectively (Alexandria, ca. 275-260 BCE).

(British Museum)

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Cite This Work

APA Style

Museum, B. (2020, January 20). Ptolemy I with Berenice I & Ptolemy II with Arsinoe II. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11738/ptolemy-i-with-berenice-i--ptolemy-ii-with-arsinoe/

Chicago Style

Museum, British. "Ptolemy I with Berenice I & Ptolemy II with Arsinoe II." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 20, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11738/ptolemy-i-with-berenice-i--ptolemy-ii-with-arsinoe/.

MLA Style

Museum, British. "Ptolemy I with Berenice I & Ptolemy II with Arsinoe II." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Jan 2020. Web. 06 Jul 2022.

Membership