File:Homer British Museum.jpg

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Photograph taken of the bust of Homer in the British Museum, London.

Marble terminal bust of Homer. Roman copy of a lost Hellenistic original of the 2nd c. BC. From Baiae, Italy.

The so-called Hellenistic blind-type can be paralleled with figures of the Pergamon Altar, and the original of the type was perhaps created for the great library at Pergamon.
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  • 2006-07-16 12:15 ChrisO 635×800×8 (207742 bytes) == {{int:filedesc}} == Marble portrait bust of [[Homer]]. Roman, 1st-2nd century AD. On display in the [[British Museum]], [[London]]. See also [http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/compass/ixbin/hixclient.exe?_IXDB_=compass&_IXSR_=aa10&_IXSS_=_IXFPFX_%3dgraphical%2
  • 2005-02-23 04:18 JW1805 264×426×8 (11511 bytes) Photograph taken of the bust of Homer in the British Museum, London. {{PD}}

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