Prometheus relief


Carole Raddato
published on 04 February 2015
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Relief decorating the seating area entrances of the Roman Amphitheatre of Capua (Italy). It depicts Prometheus having his liver eaten by an eagle. Age of Hadrian (117-138 CE). (Capua Gladiator Museum)

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, Carole. "Prometheus relief." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 04 Feb 2015. Web. 18 Jan 2021.

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