Athens, National Archaeological Museum - Statue of Augustus, bronze, Roman period, 12 -10 B. C.

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Bronze statue of Emperor Octavian Augustus (27 BC-14 AD), built between 12-10 B.C., height 1,27 m., found in Aegean Sea, between the islands of Euboea and Agios Eystratios. The Emperor is depicted on horseback, in old age.

(informations from the site of the museum)

The National Archaeological Museum is the largest museum in Greece. 11,000 exhibits, provide a panorama of Greek civilization from the beginnings of Prehistory to Late Antiquity. There are permanent and periodic collections of every greek territory and the most famous classical statues of the antiquity.

(Text by C. Theodorou)

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Comments (15)

Zsuzsanna Bánfalvi on January 7, 2013

Very nice photo !

LIKE My friendly greeting,Natuska

Christos Theodorou on January 7, 2013

Bánfalvi Suzi Natuska - Many thanks for your visit and comments – Friendly greetings from Athens

Arévalo, - PANO Yes. on January 7, 2013

Fantástica captura.

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Greetings from Cordoba - Spain.
Antonio.

motorhand on January 8, 2013

Nice point of view !

Christos Theodorou on January 8, 2013

Arévalo

motorhand


Many thanks for your visit and comments – Friendly greetings from Athens // Merci pour votre visite et le commentaire – Amitiés d’ Athènes

Christos Theodorou on January 9, 2013

james2012 - Many thanks for your visit and comments – Friendly greetings from Athens

Christos Theodorou on January 10, 2013

moorteufel - Many thanks for your visit and comments – Friendly greetings from Athens

Carlo M. Dimhofen on January 13, 2013

Impressive statue, very well presented.

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Best regards,

Michael

Christos Theodorou on January 13, 2013

Traveller42 - Many thanks for your visit and comments – Friendly greetings from Athens

Christos Theodorou on January 15, 2013

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André Meyer on February 10, 2013

Ave Christos ! Very beautiful statue ! LIKE ! Many thanks for your visit + comment ! Greetings from France , André

Christos Theodorou on February 10, 2013

André Meyer - Merci pour votre visite et le commentaire – Amitiés d’ Athènes

Remzi AYDIN on July 15, 2013

Beautiful image, very nice - LIKE - thanks for your visit, greetings from Turkey- Remzi Aydın.

Christos Theodorou on July 16, 2013

Remzi Aydın - Many thanks for your visit and comments – Friendly greetings from Athens

Christos Theodorou on April 8, 2014

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    • Camera: SONY DSLR-A350
    • Taken on 2013/01/06 14:29:19
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    • F/Stop: f/5.000
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