Elvis look-alike marble head fetches PS24,000

October 16th, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Oct 16 (ANI): A Roman marble head that looks like King of Rock n Roll Elvis Presley sold for a whopping 24,000 pounds at auction on October 15.

The 13-inches marble figure had come from a 2nd century AD sarcophagus.

The head was later bought by an unnamed collector at a Bonhams sale in London.

It bears an uncanny likeness to Elvis. Its the quiff that does it. It wasnt a hairstyle of the day as far as I know, the Daily Express quoted Antiquities specialist Georgiana Aitken as saying. (ANI)

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