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The Tetrarchs

The Tetrarchs
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Copyright: Jean Dwyer (jean11-3) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1481 W: 0 N: 3257] (16374)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-10-08
Categories: Artwork
Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ10
Exposure: f/3.9, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-11-28 12:41
Viewed: 1112
Points: 4
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Memorable sculptures that are to be seen to one side of the Basilica San Marco.
We visited Venice many years ago, and these sculptures have stayed with me, in my memory since then;I found and still find them quite charming.

This sculptured group in porphyry,[4th century Egyptian] is thought to represent Diocletian,Maximian, Valerian and Constance.Collectively the tetrarchs, appointed by Diocletian to help rule the Roman Empire.

Thanks for looking.

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  • nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2777 W: 0 N: 5194] (50772)
  • [2013-11-28 20:09]


quelle vue de cette statue sueprbe compo et iamge dans l’angle ce noir quim ressort sur la façade grise sueprbe compo.
Bravo et amitié

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  • suzley Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1833 W: 317 N: 3045] (23928)
  • [2013-11-30 0:45]


I can always admire any works of yester year, to try and feel and understand how they managed to create pieces like this.
Looks like they have been moved from somewhere else.

Have a sunny weekend

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