Roman Sculpture of an African Acrobat

Illustration

Arienne King
by The British Museum
published on 09 March 2018
Roman Sculpture of an African Acrobat

This marble sculpture from Rome, Italy dates to sometime between the 1st Century BCE and the 1st Century CE. It portrays a young male Aethiopian, or black African, acrobat balancing on a crocodile. (British Museum, London)

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Museum, T. B. (2018, March 09). Roman Sculpture of an African Acrobat. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8263/

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Museum, The B. "Roman Sculpture of an African Acrobat." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 09, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/8263/.

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Museum, The B. "Roman Sculpture of an African Acrobat." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 09 Mar 2018. Web. 20 Jun 2019.

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