Silver Plate with Portrait of Marcus Aurelius

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 12 October 2017

This silver plate is decorated with a gilt portrait of the celebrated Roman Empire Marcus Aurelius. It was uncovered in the vault of a member of the royal family at Armaztsikhe in what is modern Georgia. This piece dates from c. 190-300 CE. (Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, October 12). Silver Plate with Portrait of Marcus Aurelius. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7349/silver-plate-with-portrait-of-marcus-aurelius/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Silver Plate with Portrait of Marcus Aurelius." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 12, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7349/silver-plate-with-portrait-of-marcus-aurelius/.

MLA Style

Wiener, James Blake. "Silver Plate with Portrait of Marcus Aurelius." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Oct 2017. Web. 04 Feb 2023.

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