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Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Artist/Maker Unknown
English: Portrait of Homer, known as Homer Caetani (the bust was found in the walls of the Caetani Palace at Rome). Pentelic marble, Roman copy (2nd century CE) of a Greek original (2nd century BC).
Français : Portrait imaginaire d'Homère, dit « Homère Caetani », copie romaine (IIe siècle) d'un original grec du IIe siècle av. J.-C.).
Dimensions H. 53 cm (20 ¾ in.)
Credit line Ma 440 (MR 530)
Accession number Former Albani Collection; bought by Clement XII in 1733; seized by the French in 1797, according to the Tolentino Treary; exchanged in 1815
Location Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, Sully, ground floor, room 17
Photographer/source Jastrow (2004)


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