Aurelian (Facial Reconstruction)

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Arienne King
by Daniel Voshart
published on 25 October 2020

A photorealistic reconstruction of what the Roman emperor Aurelian (r. 270-275 CE) may have looked like. Based on contemporary and near contemporary descriptions, as well as archaeological evidence. Pictured alongside the reconstruction are two probable busts of Aurelian. Made using Photoshop and Artbreeder, a neural net tool.

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Voshart, D. (2020, October 25). Aurelian (Facial Reconstruction). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Voshart, Daniel. "Aurelian (Facial Reconstruction)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 25, 2020.

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Voshart, Daniel. "Aurelian (Facial Reconstruction)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 25 Oct 2020. Web. 04 Feb 2023.