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English: Antinous Mondragone: from the Mondragone villa in Frascati (Italy), owned by the Borghese family, who owned the bust in the 19th century. The eyes and the attribute on the top of the head (uraeus or lotus flower?) were added on later. The bust was inserted into a body of a different material.
Français : Antinoüs Mondragone, ancienne collection Borghèse (XIXe siècle), exposé à la villa Mondragone, près de Frascati (Italy). Les yeux et l'attribut au sommet du crâne (une fleur de lotus ou un uræus ?) sont rapportés. Le buste était inséré dans un corps, scuplté dans un matériau différent.
Date circa 130  AD
Medium marble
Dimensions 95 cm (37.4 in)
Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities, Denon wing, ground floor, salle du Manège.
Accession number Ma 1205
Credit line Purchase, 1807
Source/Photographer Marie-Lan Nguyen (2004)

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English: Bust of Antinous, in the Louvre Museum, Paris.
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