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Title / Description: Bronze Augustus 2 (National Museum)Commentary: This picture shows a bronze equestrian statue of the emperor Augustus (63 BCE-14 CE). This statue, recovered from a shipwreck, is the only lifesize equestrian statue of Augustus which has survived to the present day. The horse's reins were held in the statue's left hand.
Object Location: Athens, Greece
Provenance: Euboea, Greece
Object Type: image - sculpture
Date: Early Imperial (image early 1980s)
"National Archaeological Museum of Athens: The Collection of Bronzes", http://www.culture.gr/2/21/214/21405m/e21405m4.html
Author of Commentary: Adam Mendelson
Source: Attridge, Harold W. Harold Attridge slide collection