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Jesus as Ezekiel using a wand to restore life to the dry bones.Adoration of the magi, as per Pseudo-Matthew - young Jesus (full hair) accepts a crown from the lead magician, who points to a star. The magi wear Phrygian caps. Vatican Inv. 31450.

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Keywords: ancient Rome, iconography, archaeology, imperial portraiture, emperor