Roman Portrait Bust

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Mark Cartwright
published on 05 October 2013
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A roman portrait bust of an unknown man, 2nd century BCE. From the palaestra of Delos. The bust is a typical example of the sometimes unflattering realism of Roman portraiture.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, October 05). Roman Portrait Bust. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Portrait Bust." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 05, 2013.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Portrait Bust." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Oct 2013. Web. 31 Jul 2021.