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A marble head of the Greek god Zeus

​​A marble head of the Greek god Zeus (Inv.# 5507), on display at the AUB Museum, dates back to the Roman Period (2nd-3rd c. AD).

Featuring short curly hair, long curly beard and moustaches, deep horizontal cuts for the eyes and pierced ear holes. The nose is broken.

Child of Cronus and Rhea, Zeus, the Roman equivalent for Jupiter, is the king of the Gods, the sky and thunder God, of Mount Olympus.

 Stay tuned for more artifacts from the AUB Museum​!


Marble head of Zeus
Inv.# 5507
Roman Period (2nd-3rd c. AD)
(13 x 8 x 7.5 cm)



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