Portrait of a Priest of Isis

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Geoffrey Marchal
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published on 05 September 2017

Portrait of a priest of Isis, first quarter of the 1st century BCE, Rome, Marble. Museum of the Cinquantenaire (Brussels, Belgium). Made with ReMake and ReCap from AutoDesk.

Often identified as a portrait of Scipio Africanus, this work probably represents a priest of the worship of the Egyptian goddess Isis, as suggested by scarification in X on the right side of the front.

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Marchal, G. (2017, September 05). Portrait of a Priest of Isis. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/173/portrait-of-a-priest-of-isis/

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