Nero and Agrippina

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Carole Raddato
published on 24 January 2019

Relief from the Sebasteion depicting Nero and Agrippina on display in the Aphrodisias Museum. Agrippina crowns her young son Nero with a laurel wreath. The scene refers to Nero’s accession as emperor in 54 CE.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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