Portrait of a Man and Woman from Pompeii

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 November 2018
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This medallion comes from the center of a painted panel. The woman's hairstyle suggests a date in the reign of the Roman Emperor Augustus. From Pompeii, in modern-day Italy. Roman period, made about 20 BCE - 20 CE. Bequeathed by Sir William Temple (Painting 37). (The British Museum, London).

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About the Author

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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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2018, November 12). Portrait of a Man and Woman from Pompeii. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9426/portrait-of-a-man-and-woman-from-pompeii/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Portrait of a Man and Woman from Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 12, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9426/portrait-of-a-man-and-woman-from-pompeii/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Portrait of a Man and Woman from Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Nov 2018. Web. 17 Jun 2021.