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Elagabalus or Heliogabaluslocked

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3rd century, male.

Born 204, in Syria; died 222, in Rome.

Painter.

Ancient Roman.

Elagabalus, Roman emperor AD 218-222, is thought to have painted a self-portrait dressed as a Syrian priest of the god Elagabalus, from whom he took his name.

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