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Mausolus, Persian satrap of Caria, British Museum 
26th-Feb-2012 07:16 pm


This is usually identified as Mausolus, the Persian satrap of Caria and his wife Artemesia. They come from the podium of Mausolus's tomb, the Mausoluem at Halicarnassus which was one of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World. Dated about 350 BC.













Also from the tomb






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28th-Feb-2012 09:48 pm (UTC)
Thanks very much! Glad to know you're enjoying them.
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