Bust of a Roman Boy on a Pedestal

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 17 November 2017
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This type of bust was popular in the Near East during the Roman period. It is made of terracotta and is perhaps from what is prsent-day Jordan. It dates from c. 200-300 CE. (Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto)

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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, November 17). Bust of a Roman Boy on a Pedestal. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7645/bust-of-a-roman-boy-on-a-pedestal/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Bust of a Roman Boy on a Pedestal." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 17, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7645/bust-of-a-roman-boy-on-a-pedestal/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Bust of a Roman Boy on a Pedestal." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Nov 2017. Web. 18 Oct 2021.