Wednesday, May 14, 2008

On An Historical Note



But yesterday the word of Caesar might

Have stood against the world:now lies he there,

And none so poor to do him reverence

Julius Caesar, Act 3, Scene 2


A marble bust of Julius Caesar was recently discovered in the Rhone River that possibly dates to around 46 BC.  It shows an older Caesar who is beginning to show signs of age.  It was found in an archaeological treasure trove that also included statuettes and a 5.9 foot-tall statue of Neptune.


A bit outside our usual discussions, I know, but interesting.


Josh R


chantell said...

This discovery is amazing indeed!

stu said...

Ron, I was wondering how your head looks so similar to this bust?