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Bust of Antinous


Impressive 19th. century Cast Iron Bust of Antinous .

H. 73 cm.

Antinous also Antinoüs or AntinoösAncient GreekἈντίνοος; 27 November, c. 111 – before 30 October 130 was a Bithynian Greek youth and a favourite, or lover, of the Roman emperor Hadrian. He was deified after his death, being worshiped in both the Greek East and Latin West, sometimes as a god and sometimes merely as a deified mortal .