Amazon and Barbarian

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 30 April 2013

Roman sculpture in pentellic marble. An amazon rider is about to deal the fatal blow to a barbarian. This marble sculpture is influenced by the 2nd century BCE Pergamene school of sculpture and itself dates from the mid-2nd century CE. Provenance: Imperial Villa, Anzio. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome).



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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