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The head of the Roman Emperor Macrinus (217-218)

Title: The head of the Roman Emperor Macrinus (217-218)
Location/Region: Belgrade (Boleč village)
Chrolonology: 1 AD - 500
Museum: Belgrade City Museum
Country: Serbia
Epoch: Roman
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: H 33, W 22 cm
Production Technique: Casting, forging, chasing
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Description

A realistic portrait of the Roman emperor Macrinus was discovered during earthworks in Boleč village near Belgrade. The head is most likely a part of a bust or a sculpture of the emperor who ruled the Roman empire for only two years.