|Title:||Ludovisi Gaul||Start date:||100||End date:||199||Historical Period:||Imperial/Late Roman||Description:||
Sculptural group known as “Gaul Killing Himself and His Wife ( “The Galatian Suicide”). The Gallic man depicted plunging a sword into his breast, looking backwards while he supports a dying woman. Roman copy after an hellenistic original.The sculpture group made its first appearance in a Ludovisi inventory taken 2 February 1623 and was possibly found on the grounds of the Villa Ludovisi, Rome, shortly before that.
|Place:||Vatican Museums, Vatican City||Languages:||No linguistic content; Not applicable||Medium:||marble (rock)||Project:||BYZART Project||Fond:||UNIBO Europeana Archaeology||Physical type:||sculpture (visual works)||Material and technique:||sculpting||Data provider:||University of Bologna||License:|
|Appears in Collections:||BYZART|
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