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Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius

The Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius is located in the Capitoline Museum on Capitoline Hill. The original statue is located inside the museum, while the replica is located in the center of the Capitoline Museum [rather, in the courtyard outside, the Capitoline square]. The statue is bronze and the original location of the statues placement is…

"Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius"

Constructed [JWO: perhaps] in 176 AD, the equestrian bronze statue of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius was made to commemorate the success that was the Emperor's defeat of the insurgent Germanic tribes. The equestrian statue, which was originally located at the Lateran in Rome, was moved to the Capitoline Hill, and later the Capitoline Museum,…

Colossus of Constantine

The Colossus of Constantine was a colossal acrolithic statue of the late Roman emperor Constantine the Great. Portions of the Colossus, from the New Basilica on the Velia, now reside in the Courtyard of the Palazzo dei Conservatori of the Musei Capitolini, on the Capitoline Hill. [JWO: the image here actually shows fragments of the colossal bronze…