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Fayyum Portraits                   100s                         200s CE                         300s




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                                                Severan Tondo, ca. 200  Antikensammlung Berlin, Inv. 31329                           Caracalla, future Roman Emperor, ca. 200, State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg    


                                                A Man, possibly Septimus Severus, ca. 200 C.E.,  The British Museum, London,  1879.0712.18  (Photo: Museum Website)

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                                                Septimius Severus, Roman Emperor , reigned 193-211, ca. 200-210,     Musei Capitolini, Roma                                                                    

 

                                                Julia Domna, wife of Septimus Severus, ca. 193-210    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien,  Inv.-Nr. ANSA_I_147                             A Woman,   early 3rd century C.E.,   Musei Vaticani, Roma   (photo: !STORAX, Flickr)

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                                                 Caracalla, Roman Emperor,  211-217,  Musei Capitolini, Roma                                        Caracalla, Roman Emperor,  reigned 211-217,      Location TBD

 

                                                 Caracalla, Roman Emperor, reigned  211-217,    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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                                                  Julia Soaemias, mother of Elagabalus, ca. 220 C.E., denarius,  (Photo: wildwinds.com )

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                                                Elagabalus, Roman Emperor, reigned 218-222,  Musei Capitolini, Roma                                 A Young Man, possibly Elagabalus,     Musei Capitolini, Centrale Montemartini, inv. no. 1748; Helbig4 1627

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                                                Alexander Severus, Roman Emperor, reigned 222-235 C.E.,   Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY,  2011.87                         Alexander Severus, Roman Emperor, reigned 222-235 C.E.,  Musei Capitolini, Roma,   471                      


                                                Alexander Severus, Roman Emperor, reigned 222-235 C.E.,    from Ostia Antica Round Temple,      Museo Nazionale Romano, Palazzo Massimo, Roma     

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                                               Julia Mamaea, mother of Alexander Severus, ca. 225,   The British Museum, London  1873.0820.733  (Photo: Museum Website)                             Julia Mamaea, mother of Alexander Severus, ca. 225-230 C.E.,  Musée du Louvre, Paris,   Ma 3552  (Photo: Thierry Ollivier)


                                                A Woman, ca. 225,   Musei Capitolini, Roma,  Albani Collection                                                                 A Woman, ca. 225,  Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen   (Photo: Martinetti)

 

                                                A  Roman Man, ca. 225,     The State Hermitage, St. Petersburg       (Photo: thisisbossi, Flickr)                              

    

                                                A Man, ca. 225,   The British Museum, London                                        A Man, Cyrene, ca. 225   The British Museum, London, 1867

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                                                Haliphat, dated 231 C.E., from Palmyra,  Freer/Sackler Gallery of Art,  Washington, D.C., F1908.236    (Photo:  Museum Website)

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                                                Maximus Thrax, Emperor, reigned 235-238, Musei Capitolini, Roma,  473,   Albani Collection                          A Young Man, possibly Gaius Maximus, son of  Maximus Thrax, ca. 235,   Musei Capitolini, Roma,  MC474.(photo: !STORAX, Flickr)c

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                                                Balbinus, opposition co-Emperor to Maximus Thrax, ca. 238,          The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg                                        A Man, possibly Balbinus,  Palatine Museum, Roma,  inv.12448

 

                                                Balbinus, ca. 238   (Photo: Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, PA)                            Pupiuenus, opposition co-Emperor to Maximus Thrax, ca. 238,  Musei Capitolini, Roma,  477,  Albani Collection 

 

                                               

                                               

                                                Gordian I, Roman Emperor, ca. 238,Musei Capitolini, Roma,  475    Albani Collection                                     Gordian II, Roman Emperor ca. 238,    (Photo: Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, PA)  

                                              

                                               Gordian III, Roman Emperor, reigned 238-244,  Sotheby's Auction, Egyptian, Classical, and Western Asiatic Antiquities, 4 June, 2014,  New York, Lot 36 (Photo: Sotheby's)                         Gordian III, Roman Emperor, ca. 238,  Musée du Louvre, Paris, Ma 1063 (MR 513)  Borghese Collection                   


                                               Gordian III, Roman Emperor, reigned 238-244,  Location TBD (Photo: Rasiel Suarez) 

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                                                A Roman Woman , ca. 235-240, Musée du Louvre, Paris   (Photo: !STORAX, Flickr)                           A High Clerk from the  Egyptian Serapis Cult, ca. 230-240,  Altes Museum, Berlin,   SK-1810

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                                               Philip the Arab, Roman Emperor, reigned  244-249,     The State Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia                             Otacilia, wife of Philip the Arab, ca. 244,  Musei Capitolini, Roma, inv. 2765.  (photo: !STORAX, Flickr)

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                                              Philip II, Roman Emperor, reigned 247-249, Location TBD

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                                                   Decius , Roman Emperor, reigned 249-251,  Musei Capitolini, Roma

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                                                    A  Boy, ca. 250, The State Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia                  A Roman Man,  ca. 250,    Villa Dei Quintili, inv. 429237.  (Photo: !STORAX, Flickr)


                                                    A Roman,  ca. 250, Capitolino, Montemartini    (Photo: !STORAX, Flickr)                     A Young Woman, ca. 225-250 C.E., The British Museum, London,  1879   (Photo: British Museum)

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                                                   Trebonianus Gallus, Roman Emperor, reigned 251-253, Location TBD                  Trebonianus Gallus,Roman Emperor, reigned 251-253,  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY    “only full size bronze from 3rd century”

 

                                                   Volusianus, Roman co-Emperor with  Trebonianus Gallus, reigned 251-253

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                                                Aemilianus, Roman Emperor, reigned 253             Aemilianus, Roman Emperor , reigned 253,  RIC IV 15; Hunter 12 var. (obv. legend); RSC 23.

                                                  Cornelia Supra (wife of Emperor Aemelianus)     RIC IV 30; Hunter 1; RSC 5.

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                                                   Valerian, Roman Emperor, reigned 253-260,  Rome Mint   RIC V pt. 1, 34; Göbl 20a; Cohen 52.                           A Roman Emperor, probably Valerian, reigned 253-260, Musei Capitolini, MC476  Cat. 49  (photo: !STORAX, Flickr)                                                  

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                                                    Gallienus, Roman Emperor, reigned 253-268,  Musei Capitolini, Roma,   MC 0360                             Gallienus, Roman Emperor, reigned 253-268, Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels    (Photo: ChrisO, 2005, Wikipedia)                           


                                                   Cornelia Salonina, Augusta, wife of Gallienus, ca. 250-260, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg,   1787  (Photo: George Shuklin, 2007, Wikipedia)                
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                                                   A Man from Benevento, ca. 250-275 C.E.,  Musée du Louvre, Paris, Inv. 3534  (Photo: Hervé Lewandowski, 1995, slightly edited)

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                                                   A Man, ca. 265  ,Musée du Louvre, Paris,  MR 615  (Photo: Louvre Website)

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                                                 Roman Emperor, reigned 268-270,  aureus from Mediolanum Mint  (Photo: Tataryn77)                Claudius II, Roman Emperor,  reigned  268-270         Santa Giulia Museum, Brescia

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                                                Quintillius, Roman Emperor, reigned 270,  aureus from Mediolanum Mint    (Photo: Tataryn77)

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                                                       Aurelian, Roman Emperor,  reigned 270-275 

                                                Aurelian, Roman Emperor,  reigned 270-275     Siscian Mint                      Aurelian, Roman Emperor,  reigned 270-275     Rome Mint     RIC 54, Cohen 159

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

                                              
                                                Ulpia Severina , wife of Emperor Aurelian, ca. 275                    A Priest or Magistrate from Greece or Asia Minor,  ca. 275 C.E.,  Cincinnati Art Museum,  1973.292    (Photo: Musuem Website)

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                                                    Tacitus, Roman Emperor, reigned 275-276,  Musée du Louvre                                   Tacitus, Roman Emperor, reigned 275-276,  Ticinium Mint,    RIC V pt. 1, 172; Estiot 1551-1553.  

                                                  

                                                    Florianus, Roman Emperor, reigned 270 (Photo:Tatryn77)

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                                                   A Nobleman, ca. 280        Musei Capitolini, Roma      (photo: !STORAX,  Flickr)

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                                                    Probus, Roman Emperor, reigned  276-282, Musei Capitolini, Roma,  Albani Collection                                 A Man, ca. 282,   Ny Barlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen

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                                                Carus, Roman Emperor, reigned 282-283  aureus from Siscia Mint        (Photo:Tataryn 77)             Carinus,  Roman Caesar, ca. 283-285    Musei Capitolini, Roma                                                

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                                                  Diocletian, Roman Emperor, reigned 284-305,     Archaeological Museum, Istanbul                  Diocletian, Roman Emperor, reigned 284-305,      Location TBD


                                               Carinus, Roman caesar, ca. 284, Rome Mint   (Photo: Tataryn77)           

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                                                  Maximian, Roman Emperor, reigned 286-308, Rijksmuseum van oudheden, Leiden

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                                                  Caurausius, rebel Emperor in Britain,  ca. 291, from the  Londinium Mint

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                                                      Constantius I Chlorus, casear in the West, 293-305, Roman Emperor, 305-306,   Antik Sammlung, Berlin                           Allectus, successor to Caurausius,  ca. 293,  from the Londinium Mint

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                                                     The Tetrarchs, (Diocletian, Constantius Chlorus, Maximian, Galerius, ) ca. 295   southwest corner, Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco, Venezia      The Tetrarchs, Diocletian, Constantius Chlorus, Maximian, and Galerius,  ca. 295, Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco, Venezia

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                                                     Maximian, ca. 293-296, co-emperor with Diocletian, reigned  285-305,   Chiragan Villa  MSRT Inv. Ra 34 b (ex 30306)    

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