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Bust of Augustus wearing the corona civica, early first century
ce. Marble, 1′ 5″ high. Glyptothek, Munich.

Patrons frequently dictate the form their portraits will take. The Roman
emperor Augustus demanded he always be portrayed as a young,
godlike head of state even though he lived to age 76.

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