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Carole Raddato
published on 28 September 2015
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Statue of Antinous as Osiris in white marble, 131-138 CE, probably found in the Antinoeion at Hadrian's Villa (a sanctuary dedicated to Antinous). Now in Vatican Museums (Gregorian Egyptian Museum).

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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. (2015, September 28). Antinous as Osiris. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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