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Caproni Reproduction of Dying Gaul - Item #801

$ 180.00

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8 Inches High x 12 Inches Wide x 5 Inches Deep

The original sculpture is a Roman copy of a Greek original from the late third century, and is also known as the Dying Trumpeter. It was set up at Pergamum in the last half of the third century to commemorate the victory of Attalus I over the invading Gauls. It is thought to be the work of the sculptor Epigonus.

 

Artist: Attributed to Epigonus 

Museum: Musei Capitolini (Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Galatian), Rome

Time Period: Ancient Rome, c. 200 B.C.E.

1911 Catalog ID # - 800