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Head of Penelope


Carole Raddato
published on 31 May 2014
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Head of Penelope (the faithful wife of Odysseus), from Rome, now on display in the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen. Hadrianic copy of a Greek original from the 5th century BCE.

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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, Carole. "Head of Penelope." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 31, 2014.

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Raddato, Carole. "Head of Penelope." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 May 2014. Web. 17 Apr 2021.

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