Bust of Sophocles

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Jade Koekoe
published on 08 November 2016

This bust of Sophocles is made from marble and from Lazio, Italy (150 CE). Sophocles was a Greek playwright who wrote tragedies in the 5th century BCE.

This image was taken at the National Museum of Australia in the travelling exhibition A History of the World in 100 (and 1) Objects.

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About the Author

Jade Koekoe
Jade is a Librarian with an avid interest in Roman and Greek architecture and ancient Middle-Eastern cultures.

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Koekoe, J. (2016, November 08). Bust of Sophocles. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6019/bust-of-sophocles/

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Koekoe, Jade. "Bust of Sophocles." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 08, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6019/bust-of-sophocles/.

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Koekoe, Jade. "Bust of Sophocles." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Nov 2016. Web. 26 Mar 2023.