Priscilla Presley resley became the executor of Elvis' estate, Graceland, in 1979, and proved herself to be a successful businesswoman, turning Elvis Presley Enterprises, of which she is chairwoman and president, into a profitable business.Priscilla starred in three Naked Gun movies with Leslie Nielsen, and played the character Jenna Wade on the television series Dallas.
Even the Geddes himself has nicknamed the astounding lookalike ‘Elvis’.
Antiquities specialist Georgiana Aitken added: 'It bears an uncanny likeness to Elvis Presley. You do some weird and wacky things at the corners of sarcophagi.
Classic Elvis: The statue bears an unmistakeable resemblance to the real King The Roman Elvis is in fact a genuine marble acroterion - a kind of architectural ornament often found for decoration on the corners of a sarcophagus, a stone tomb or burial chamber.
It forms part of a collection owned by Melbourne-based Graham Geddes - one of the world's most foremost collectors - which is estimated to sell for more than £1m when it goes on sale in October.
'I don't know what purpose they served and the quiff was not a hairstyle of the day as far as I know.'The 'Elvis’ sculpture is 2nd Century AD and is estimated to make £25,000 to £30,000.
A spokesman for Bonhams said: "It is perhaps the strangest item in the sale, certainly to modern eyes."Fans of the King of Rock 'n Roll, seeing this face from the distant past will be forgiven for thinking that their idol may well have lived a previous life in Rome!
Presley founded Elvis Presley Enterprises, and helped to turn Graceland into a multimillion-dollar tourist attraction.
Priscilla Presley was born Priscilla Ann Wagner on May 24, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York.
Read the latest news, articles and interviews with Priscilla Presley Priscilla Presley met Elvis Presley in 1959, when she was 14. Their daughter, Lisa Marie, was born the following year, in 1968.