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One more from the Getty Villa…

May 13, 2011
DSC_5909, originally uploaded by Chez VH.

because we found him so amusing.

The inscription below this bust reads:

Bust of a Ruler

This may be a portrait of Seleukos I Nikator (ruled 312-280 BC), founder of the Seleukid dynasty in Syria.

Reproduction of a Roman bronze sculpture from the first century AD found at the Villa dei Papiri, Herculaneum.

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