Mask of Jupiter

Mask of Jupiter
Mask of Jupiter
Beginning of 2nd Century
Marble
Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Florence

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“This sculpture is one of the famous portrait types of Jupiter often used to embellish the facades of villas ans public buildings in Rome. He is depicted with a bearded face framed by long and wavy hair.”

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Juli Kearns

Juli Kearns is the author of Thunderbird and the Ball of Twine and Unending Wonders of a Subatomic World (or) In Search of the Great Penguin. She is also an artist/photographer, and the person behind the web alter of "Idyllopus Press".

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