Antinoos


Delphi, Greece
2016
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Antinoos was a youth of great beauty, favourite and lover of the Roman emperor Hadrian. After drowning in the waters of the Nile, he was worshiped as a god.  
Sculpted in Parian marble, 117-138 CE.




   
Antinoos has been exhibited as part of the
Depression Era collective project “The Tourists”.
It has been presented in 2017 at Basel’s Antikenmuseum
for ‘CULTURESCAPES’ “Decline of Heroes” exhibition,
in dialogue with ancient works of art from the
Mediterranean region.