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The Ludovisi Gaul (Gaul Killing Himself and His Wife)

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Title

The Ludovisi Gaul (Gaul Killing Himself and His Wife)

Subject

Depictions of Barbarians

Description

This sculpture dates to 2nd century AD Rome, and it depicts a gaul killing himself and his wife. It is a copy of the 3rd century BC hellenistic statue of the Pergamon victory over the Gauls.

Source

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ludovisi_Gaul_Altemps_Inv8608_n3.jpg

Date

2nd century AD

Contributor

Evie Mauzé

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Marble

Type

Statue