Phrygian cap

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Case Discussion

Buste of Attis as a child, wearing the Phrygian cap. Parian marble, 2nd century AD, probably during the reign of Emperor Hadrian: the portraits bears ressemblance to those of Antinous.

Author: Jastrow (2006)

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Case information

rID: 8053
Case created: 5th Jan 2010
Last edited: 27th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded