Hadrian (Facial Reconstruction)

Illustration

Arienne King
by Daniel Voshart
published on 23 October 2020
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A photorealistic reconstruction of what the Roman emperor Hadrian (r. 117-138 CE) may have looked like. Based on contemporary and near contemporary descriptions, as well as archaeological evidence.

Pictured alongside the reconstruction are the busts and statuary used as references. These include two marble portraits from the Colossal Head of Hadrian from the Vatican (top left), the Altes Museum bust (right), and the British Museum bust (bottom left).

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Voshart, D. (2020, October 23). Hadrian (Facial Reconstruction). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12994/hadrian-facial-reconstruction/

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Voshart, Daniel. "Hadrian (Facial Reconstruction)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 23, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12994/hadrian-facial-reconstruction/.

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Voshart, Daniel. "Hadrian (Facial Reconstruction)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Oct 2020. Web. 20 Sep 2021.