Bronze Head of Hadrian

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Carole Raddato
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published on 23 September 2022

Bronze head of Roman emperor Hadrian (117-138 CE) found in the River Thames in London in 1834. It belonged to a larger-than-life-size statue that may have been created and erected to commemorate Hadrian's visit to Roman Britain in 122 CE.

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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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Raddato, C. (2022, September 23). Bronze Head of Hadrian. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16430/bronze-head-of-hadrian/

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