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Terracotta UC 47632

Caricature of Ptolemy VIII (145-116 BC) (?). The king is described in Athenaeus Deipnosophistai (XII.549e): 'Through indulgence in luxury his body had become corrupted with fat and with a belly to measure it with one's arm...

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Walker/Higgs 2001: 64-65, no. 37


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