Subject and Object 3

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We spotted these famous people at the Western Australian Museum in Perth. They’re part of the excellent exhibition “A History of the World in 100 Objects“.

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That’s the Egyptian Pharaoh Rameses II at the top, carved in granite around 1280 BCE. The bust immediately above is a Roman sculpture of the Greek playwright Sophocles, dating from about 150 CE. And that’s Caesar Augustus below, sculpted in bronze, glass and calcite around 25 BCE.

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