Bearded Head of Ptolemaic Dynast

Illustration

Arienne King
by Getty Museum
published on 26 July 2018
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This roughly worked and approximately life-size marble portrait depicts a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty. The portrait was carved in Alexandria, Egypt, sometime during the 2nd Century BCE and is now part of the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program.

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Museum, G. (2018, July 26). Bearded Head of Ptolemaic Dynast. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9006/bearded-head-of-ptolemaic-dynast/

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Museum, Getty. "Bearded Head of Ptolemaic Dynast." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 26, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9006/bearded-head-of-ptolemaic-dynast/.

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Museum, Getty. "Bearded Head of Ptolemaic Dynast." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Jul 2018. Web. 15 Oct 2021.