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First Great Equestrian Statues

Marcus Aurelius in the Piazza Capitolina, Rome (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license photo by Rosemania) The only original Roman bronze equestrian monument that has survived. Few must have been this good. Marcus Aurelius rides with his feet hanging free … Continue reading

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