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Exhibition: Three bronze portraits of Hadrian at the Louvre, Paris

Of the many bronze portraits of Hadrian that are known to have existed, only three have survived from antiquity. After the exhibition ‘Hadrian: An Emperor Cast in Bronze’ (see here) held at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem from December 2015 to June 2016, the Musée du Louvre is now inviting us to discover these exceptional… Continue reading Exhibition: Three bronze portraits of Hadrian at the Louvre, Paris

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2014 in review by WordPress

The WordPress.com Team prepared a 2014 annual report for my blog Following Hadrian. I love how this report compares the number of views of my blog to the number of people seeing an exhibit at the Louvre! The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2014. If… Continue reading 2014 in review by WordPress