Wounded Amazon, Rome, 150 CE, Marble. Nye Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento Beta (now ReMake) from AutoDesk.
The amazon has a sword cut under her right arm, from which blood is trickling. It is said that a famous Greek artist competed for the honour of executing a statue of a wounded Amazon for the Temple of Artemis at Ephesos.
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Museum/Archaeological Site Links
- Ny Carlsberg GlyptotekAccessed 6 Feb 2017.
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Marchal, G. (2017, February 06). Wounded Amazon. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image3d/87/
Marchal, Geoffrey. "Wounded Amazon." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 06, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image3d/87/.
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