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Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus

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A sarcophagus commissioned for a high ranking military official, decorated with a scene of war.

Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus

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A sarcophagus commissioned for a high ranking military official, decorated with a scene of war.

Two barbarian children on Ara Pacis Augustae

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Two children on the Ara Pacis Augustae who were used to be identified as the sons of Agrippa, Gaius and Lucius, were, in fact, two barbarian children from the royal families. At that time, these children were supposed to take their education in the Roman Empire and to go back to rule their own country after they grew up. The purpose of this was to…