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Mausolus, Persian satrap of Caria, British Museum



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






Tags: date: 4th cent. bc, god: real person, material: marble, museum: british museum, origin: greek, type: male full figure
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