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Adoption of Marcus Aurelius

Adoption of Marcus Aurelius


Scene of an adoption: Hadrian and Antoninus Pius adopt Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus. "Parthian monument", Ephesus.


161 CE–180 CE


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Vienna, Ephesos Museum


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Roman Empire


Relief, Sculpture, Emperor

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This page was last modified on 5 March 2014.