Carthage

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Alexias
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Carthage

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Pauline asked me to post this image from FB, currently housed in the National Museum, Copehagen, originally from Carthage or Utica, AD 150-250
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Alexander with Ram's horns, looking rather like Buddha.
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Re: Carthage

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Τ ha k you very much Alexias, the sculpture is rare because there also the elephant s attributes, a bizzare thing I think, and yes indeed there is a similarity with Βouda
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