Stock Photo - Marble portrait head of Antinoos, Late Hadrianic, ca. A.D. 130–138, Roman, Marble, Overall: 9 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (24.1 x 21 cm), Stone Sculpture, Antinoos, the young beloved of the Roman emperor Hadrian, drowned in the River Nile during an imperial visit to Egypt in A.D. 130. In accordance with Egyptian custom, the distraught emperor initiated a cult venerating the dead youth, for the Egyptians believed that those who met such a death became assimilated to Osiris, god of the Underworld

Stock Photo: Marble portrait head of Antinoos, Late Hadrianic, ca. A.D. 130–138, Roman, Marble, Overall: 9 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (24.1 x 21 cm), Stone Sculpture, Antinoos.

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