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Statue of a wounded Amazon

Inv. Scu 637 The woman is wearing a light chiton fastened only on one shoulder that leaves her right breast bare, and a chlamys that falls on her shoulders and is visible only at the joint of the neck. The…

Statue of a wounded Amazon

Inv. Scu 651 Known as the “Capitoline type” Amazon and found in about almost thirty copies, this representation of an Amazon is also called the “Sosikles type” due to the signature in Greek letters affixed on the support of the…

Head of Amazon

Inv. Scu 1091 The head, leaning slightly downwards and with a pathetic look, belongs to a statue of a wounded Amazon, a statuary type conceived in the 5th century BC, of which numerous replicas exist. The statute, to which the…

Relief with Hadrian entering Rome

Inv. Scu 810 The relief represents Hadrian entering Rome, greeted by the personification of the city, dressed as an Amazon. In the image, Hadrian, wearing a toga, enters Rome surrounded by his body guards: to his right there is a…