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Preserved marble portrait of Emperor Caracalla

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Preserved marble portrait of Emperor Caracalla
Preserved marble portrait of Emperor Caracalla | Photo: Pan Orama from Wykop

A preserved marble portrait of Emperor Caracalla, which dates back to the beginning of the 2nd century CE. The object was found in Gortyn, Crete; it is currently on display at the Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

Caracalla was a Roman emperor who reigned in the years 211-217 CE. Supported by the praetorians and part of the army, he was famous for his cruelty and bloody spectacles.

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