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510014206

Head of alexander the great, circa 300 BC, wearing the lion's pelt, a common iconographic feature in depictions of the young king, hinting at his mythical descent from the hero Heracles. The letters on his face were carved at a later date.

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Head of alexander the great, circa 300 BC, wearing the lion's pelt, a common iconographic feature in depictions of the young king, hinting at his mythical descent from the hero Heracles. The letters on his face were carved at a later date.