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Head of marble figure of Apollo, original location unknown, 30–160 CE

This is the Greek god Apollo. He comes from a full-sized figure made by a Roman who copied an ancient Greek sculpture. Apollo was the son of Zeus, king of the gods of ancient Greece. He was also the sun god, driving his chariot across the sky each day, as well as the god of healing, telling the future, music and poetry. He is often shown holding a stringed instrument like a small harp. 

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