Philip the Arabian

Philip the Arabian:

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or Philip the Arabian
(Marcus Julius Philippus), 204?–249, Roman emperor (244–49). He served under Gordian III against the Persians, instigated the assassination of the emperor, and concluded a peace with Persia.
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, Roman emperor.
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Philip the Arabian first appeared on the Roman scene during the period of military and political anarchy from 238 to 268, when there was a succession of ephemeral Emperors, known as 'soldiers'.
Then followed Dacian the Illyrian, who was victorious over Philip the Arabian. He killed him in the Battle of Verona in 249.
In the non-idealised features of Philip the Arabian's face, we can see determination, preoccupation and dramatic force; he is a veritable Arab acceding to the forefront of the Roman scene.
We can clearly recognize the same emperor, Philip the Arabian, particularly thanks to the treatment of the ears.
This Roman head is therefore the most accomplished sculpted portrait in the round of Philip the Arabian. The hair and the beard are treated in a sensitive and elaborated manner.