Archaeology, Numismatics
When it comes to archaeology, it is sometimes much more of interest, it's a way of life! How many artifacts, past and civilizations have left indelible traces over time of culture and history .... And the numismatics!? Is this the other history of human civilization? Whether you are an expert in this area or you just simply interested in, you certainly have something to show or tell us!
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Emperor Augustus (Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus Divi Filius Augustus)
Emperor Augustus (Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus Divi Filius Augustus)

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Description: Marble bust of Augustus.
Augustus (Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus Divi Filius Augustus) was a Roman Emperor from 27 BC to 14 AD.

Emperor Augustus, born 23 September 63 BC, Caius (Gaius) Thurinus Octavius, nephew and adopted son of Julius Caesar came to power in the midst of civil wars following the assassination of his great-uncle and after having eliminated his political rivals.

This portrait from the type of Prima Porta said, referring to the statue of the emperor is unearthed in Rome.

Museum of Art and History (Musée d'Art et d'Histoire) - MAHG, Geneva, Switzerland
Acquired in Geneva in 1923
Inv. 9164

Source of information: MAHG

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Anonymous 2016-05-28 09:41:08

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