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23h 44min, feb 4, 76 y BC - Augustus of Primaporta

Description:

Marble
Imperial Roman

Found in the home of Livia, Augustus’ wife

Has enormous political significance.

Most likely a copy of an original bronze.

Image was distributed throughout empire; showing likeness and attributes.

“Idealized” younger, more athletic.

Augustus re-establishes the senate as a strategy to become Rome’s first true emperor. Originally there was an age requirement; but we now see a new trend of youthful “god like” rulers of the Roman repu

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Date:

23h 44min, feb 4, 76 y BC
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~ 2096 years ago

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