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National Archaeological Museum of Aquileia verified

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Relief with foundation scene
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Funerary stele of a blacksmith
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Amber ring with cupids and little dog
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Male funerary portrait
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Portrait of Lucius Caesar
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Mosaic with bow and vine shoots
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Mosaic depicting an unswept floor
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Statue of Emperor Augustus
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Urn with banquet scene
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Funerary statue of admiral
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Bronze appliqué with the representation of the wind (Boreas)
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Bronze oil lamp with swan-shaped grip
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Feminine grave goods
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Clypeus with bust of Jupiter
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Funeral urn in alabaster
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Glass pyx with gold bands
Relief with foundation scene
Funerary stele of a blacksmith
Amber ring with cupids and little dog
Male funerary portrait
Portrait of Lucius Caesar
Mosaic with bow and vine shoots
Mosaic depicting an unswept floor
Statue of Emperor Augustus
Urn with banquet scene
Funerary statue of admiral
Bronze appliqué with the representation of the wind (Boreas)
Bronze oil lamp with swan-shaped grip
Feminine grave goods
Clypeus with bust of Jupiter
Funeral urn in alabaster
Glass pyx with gold bands

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Description

The statue crowned the funerary monument of a naval officer, represented in heroic nakedness with the armor resting on the leg and the cingulum for the sword. The gemstone ring indicates that it was a high-ranking character, whose achievements at sea are evoked by the bow of a ship originally inserted in the monument. The statue was found in a locality a few kilometers from Aquileia, where the villa of the deceased probably stood.


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