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Nero & Agrippina

Nero & Agrippina

Relief at Sebasteion: Ancient Aphrodisias School of Sculpture...

Agrippina crowns her young son Nero with a laurel wreath. She carries a cornucopia, symbol of Fortune and Plenty, and he wears the armour cloak of a Roman commander, with helmet on the ground at his feet. The scene refers to Nero's accession as emperor in AD 54, and belongs before AD 59 when Nero had Agrippina murdered. - Museum of Aphrodisias, Turkey.


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