Ptolemy I Soter, Louvre Ma849

Bust of Ptolemy I Soter, king of Egypt (305 BC–282 BC) and founder of the Ptolemaic dynasty. Marble, 3rd century BC, height: 9.5". The identification is based upon coin effigies.

Louvre, Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, Sully wing, ground floor (Ma 849)

Photographer: Jastrow (2006)

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