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The Dying Gaul

Dying Gaul.jpg

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Title

The Dying Gaul

Description

A heroic nude marble statue of a dying man wearing a torque, which identifies him as a barbarian. Currently in the Capitoline Museums.

Creator

Artist unknown.

Source

Wikimedia Commons, https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/2a/Dying_Gaul.jpg/1200px-Dying_Gaul.jpg.

Date

Estimates between the first century BC and the second century AD, but the work's 17th century restoration destroyed the details of the surface treatment that would allow historians to date it.

Contributor

Rachel Singer

Rights

Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Owned by Wikimedia Commons user BeBo86.

Format

Marble.

Type

Artwork statue.

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