27-Diocletian, Roman Emperor, reigned 284-305, "Fight me, biotch." Responsible for reorganization of the Empire and persecution of Christians. (Source for Memmius has not been identified)
Sculpture found at an excavation of Roman Emperor Hadrian's villa outside Rome. She is thought to be Cleopatra the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. The portrait wears the broad royal diadem of the Ptolemaic dynasty and the traditional melon hairstyle with a bun in the neck. The portait may have been made in Cleopatra's lifetime, 40-80 BC.
Cuirass bust of Caligula. Marble. 37—41 A.D. Height 51 cm. Inv. No. 1453. Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
Maximinus Thrax - the 27th Emperor of Rome, and the first barbarian to become emperor. The first of 6 emperors of the year of the six emperors. His reign was the start of the Crisis of the 3rd Century. Maximinus Thrax took care of the legions but ignored the people. He despised the Senate and other Roman aristocrats, and raised exorbitant taxes to pay the legions.
240 A Philosopher, possibly Bion, from the Antikythera shipwreck, National Archaeological Museum of Athens, X 13400 (Photo: Unknown)