Bosporan Soldier

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Carole Raddato
published on 08 March 2021
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Grave stele of Staphilos, son of Glaukias, from the Bosporan Kingdom. It depicts a soldier with the traditional Bosporan long hair and beard, and Scythian costume. It dates to the 2nd century CE and comes from the Necropolis of Panticapaeum in Taurica (Crimea).

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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