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Gaul Killing Himself and His Wife

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A statue of a man holding a dying woman while plunging a blade into his chest. Can be found at the Museo Nazionale de Roma.

Gaul Killing Himself and His Wife

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A statue of a man holding a dying woman while plunging a blade into his chest. Can be found at the Museo Nazionale de Roma.

Augustus of Prima Porta (Augustus as Imperator)

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The Augustus of Prima Porta is a large marble statue of Augustus, depicting him in military garb in his role as "imperator" or commander-in-chief of the Roman army.
He is portrayed in a commanding style, with his hand outstretched in the appearance of giving a speech to a number of troops. Reliefs on his armored chestplate depict mythological and…

The Dying Gaul

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This piece of statue depicts a nude man seating on the ground with his head down. The man looks exhausted. His right hand on the ground and his left hand on his leg seem to be the only source of strength that supports him not to fall onto the ground. An obvious wound on his right chest is bleeding. A sword is dropped by his side. This statue is…