“Pyrrhus,” colossal statue of Mars.

Marble. Late 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 58.

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Atrium
(Musei capitolini, Palazzo Nuovo, Atrio)

Rome, Forum of Nerva (Forum Transitorium), 16th century. Acquired in 1738.
(ññ) 2005. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
© 2005. Inscription: museum inscription to the sculpture (E).
Keywords: marble colossal statue of Areus Ares Mars so-called Pyrrhus of Epirus Pyrrhos Pyrros Corynthian crested helmet with wings crest plume feather shield anatomical loricato cuirass heroic cuirass muscule cuirass lorica musculata classic cuirass armour armor military dress cloak paludamentum fimbriae pteryges griffin gryphon griffins gryphons palmetts gorgoneion gorgonion head of Gorgon Gorgons Medusa cornucopia footwear footgear caligae endromis boot boots Inv No MC 58 MC58
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