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Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius

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A bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius on horseback. This is the only surviving bronze statue of a non-Christian Roman emperor. Marcus’ stretched out arm is potentially an indicator that he is giving mercy. There used to be a barbarian cowering at the feet of the horse.

Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius

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This Statue is located inside of the Musei Capitolini at Piazza del Campidoglio, 1, 00186 Roma RM. Initially, it was located near the Lateran, then in Piazza del Campidoglio. Now, the gilded-bronze original is kept inside to conserve it, and a copy is kept outside in the Piazza. It depicts the emperor Marcus Aurelius on a horse, sans-stirrups,…

Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius

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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"

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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,…

Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius

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Enormous bronze statue of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius, formerly coated in gold. Originally erected in 175 AD (possibly in either the Roman Forum or the Piazza Colonna), the statue is now on display in the Capitoline Museums, though a replica stands out in the open in the Piazza del Campidoglio.