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Barbarian Child on the Ara Pacis

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Title

Barbarian Child on the Ara Pacis

Subject

Depictions of Barbarians

Description

The Are Pacis, or the Altar of Augustan Peace, was constructed in the 1st century BC in order to commemorate Augustus's journeys to Gaul and Hispania. Originally, the two young boys on the Ara Pacis were declared to be Gaius and Lucius Caesar, but they are now believed to be barbarian children.

Creator

Commissioned by the Roman Senate

Source

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ara_pacis_fregio_lato_ovest_1.JPG

Date

9 BC (finished)

Contributor

Evie Mauzé

Format

Marble

Type

Altar

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