Two Phalerae with Portraits of Princes of the Imperial Family

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 November 2018
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These two glass medallions (phalerae) depict portraits of two princes of the Roman imperial family. Roman period, c. 20-40 CE.
1. Left: the younger Drusus, son of Emperor Tiberius (r. 14-37 CE). The medallion is set in its original mount. (Given by the executors of the Felix Slade).
2. Right: Germanicus Caesar with three of his children. (From the Townley Collection).
(The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, November 14). Two Phalerae with Portraits of Princes of the Imperial Family. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9450/two-phalerae-with-portraits-of-princes-of-the-impe/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Two Phalerae with Portraits of Princes of the Imperial Family." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 14, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9450/two-phalerae-with-portraits-of-princes-of-the-impe/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Two Phalerae with Portraits of Princes of the Imperial Family." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Nov 2018. Web. 27 Oct 2021.