Portrait of Ptolemy I or II of Egypt

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 17 November 2017
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This limestone portrait from the Early Ptolemaic Period (323-246 BCE) depicts either Ptolemy I or Ptolemy II of Egypt. Exact provenance is unknown. (Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto)

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About the Author

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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APA Style

Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 17). Portrait of Ptolemy I or II of Egypt. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7649/portrait-of-ptolemy-i-or-ii-of-egypt/

Chicago Style

Wiener, James Blake. "Portrait of Ptolemy I or II of Egypt." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 17, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7649/portrait-of-ptolemy-i-or-ii-of-egypt/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Portrait of Ptolemy I or II of Egypt." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Nov 2017. Web. 01 Dec 2021.

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