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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…

Column of Marcus Aurelius

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The column was commissioned by Commodus (Marcus Aurelius's son) potentially to further legitimize his own rule. The column was modeled after Trajan's Column and is a Roman victory column in Piazza Colonna/the northern part of Campus Martius. It commemorates Marcus Aurelius's military campaigns. The column's relief depicts the story of Marcus…