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Claudius as Jupiter

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Title

Claudius as Jupiter

Description

The statue of Claudius as Jupiter is located in the Vatican museum. It depicts the Emperor Claudius (ruled from 41-54 AD) as the king of the gods, Jupiter. An eagle, Jupiter's sacred animal, can be seen by Claudius' side while he holds the scepter that symbolizes Jupiter's power. However, instead of a lighting bolt, Claudius holds a libation dish in his right hand.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Google images

Date

First century AD

Contributor

Diana Chiang

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Marble

Type

Statue

Geolocation