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Capitoline She-Wolf

Sculpture of a she-wolf with two infants suckling below her, currently located the Musei Capitolini. In its particularly large scale, the she-wolf subject is portrayed as rather alert and watchful, whereas the two infants (Romulus and Remus — the main characters in the myth of the creation of Rome) are more unconcerned with their surroundings. It…