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Portrait of the Emperor Septimius Severus in the Louvre, June 2013

Portrait of the Emperor Septimius Severus in the Louvre, June 2013
The emperor Septimus Severus
Emperor from AD 193 to 211
Between AD 205 and 211
Provenance: Markuna, near Lambaesis (Algeria)
Marble
H. 66 cm

This colossal effigy, brutally executed and equally brutally mutilated, is the work of a local artist. The simplistic character of the image is a mark of the provincial style.

Renier expedition, 1851, and Héron de Villefosse expedition, 1874
Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities
N° d'entrée MNB 779
(n° usuel Ma 1119)

Text from: cartelen.louvre.fr/cartelen/visite?srv=car_not_frame&idNotice=2883&langue=en

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