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Face of the Dying Gaul

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Title

Face of the Dying Gaul

Subject

Depictions of Barbarians

Description

This is a close up of the face of the Dying Gaul. The Dying Gaul is a Roman copy of a 3rd century Greek statue. It depicts a gaul with a wound in his lower chest. His hair, mustache and torc necklace identify him as a barbarian.

Creator

Unknown

Source

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dying_GaulDSCF6738.jpg

Date

Greek Original dates to the 3rd century BC

Contributor

Evie Mauzé

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Marble

Type

Statue