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Dying Gaul

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Title

Dying Gaul

Description

A sculpture of a Gaul, identifiable by his torque around the neck, possibly his sword and horn, as well as his mustache. He is otherwise naked and more leaning than sitting down, looking towards the ground or perhaps as it his weapon. He is dying and has a sword wound on the right side of his chest. Now in the Capitoline Museum in Rome.

Creator

Unknown

Source

http://www.vulture.com/2016/07/dying-gaul-is-a-world-masterpiece-about-death.html

Date

3rd Century B.C.E.

Contributor

Madison Graham

Rights

public domain

Format

Marble

Type

Sculpture

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