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LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Book IX: Ulysses recounts his adventures (Cicones, Lotophages, Polyphemus)vv. 415-461: Ulysses and his comrades bind themselves at the belly of Polyphemus's sheep and so escape
PORTRAITS
Rulers
Ancient Roman emperors Caracalla (209-217)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Late Roman
DATE
late 4th century - 5th century
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (inv. 1840,0217.25)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: Warburg Institute (neg. 328, 26/5)
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Andreas and Elisabeth Alföldi, Die Kontorniat-Medaillons, Berlin 1976, no. 422.4 (old catalogue 402)
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RELATIONS
British Museum
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