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Beautiful Roman bust of young man

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Beautiful Roman bust of a young man
Beautiful Roman bust of young man

Beautiful Roman bust of a young man, who is portrayed as a worshiper of Isis – the Egyptian goddess of fertility, the guardian of families. Object dated to the 2nd – 3rd century CE.

The cult of Isis to Rome came gradually; why the Roman Senate tried to counteract it. Eventually, however, the goddess became popular during the empire, and her followers were, for example, Domitian and Commudus.

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