Marble head of Augustus? unearthed in Italy

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  1. jamesicus

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  3. J.T. Parker

    J.T. Parker Well-Known Member

    Either Augustus or Dennis the Menace.
    J.t.
     
  4. ancient coin hunter

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  5. Inspector43

    Inspector43 73 Year Collector Supporter

    Too many pop ups.
     
  6. scottishmoney

    scottishmoney Unwell Unknown Unmembered Supporter

    Very cool, but a wee bit eerie with a head popping out of the soil.
     
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  7. cmezner

    cmezner do ut des Supporter

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  8. hotwheelsearl

    hotwheelsearl Well-Known Member

    It looks like a rather low quality carving, probably a mass produced one that was put out throughout the empire
     
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  9. ArtDeco

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    Now I wonder what is the going price of a marble head of AVGVSTVS.....
     
  10. hotwheelsearl

    hotwheelsearl Well-Known Member

    I’d imagine $20-100k depending on quality and style
     
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  11. Ryro

    Ryro They call me the 13th Caesar Supporter

    Thanks for sharing such a cool story!
    It's wonderful to see that wonderous discoveries are being made two thousand years later.
    Thoooough, I've got Augies pickled head from ancient Alexandria Ryght here:
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