Ares (the so-called “Ludovisi Ares”).

Roman copy of the 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original of the 2nd cent. BCE, presumably by Scopas Minor. Restored in 1622 by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
Pentelic marble, restored with Carrara marble.
Inv. No. 8602.

Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps
(Museo nazionale romano, Palazzo Altemps)

Origin:
Rome, rione Campitelli.
Credits:
© 2015. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
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Keywords: marble statue of Ares collection Boncompagni Ludovisi round shield aspis sculptor Bernini Scopas Minor Inv No 8602
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