Left panel of the relief “Sacrifice in front of the Temple of Juppiter Capitolinus”. Detail: signature of the sculptor Marcus Ulpius Orestus
CIL VI 29800.
Grey marble. First quarter of the 2nd CE.
Inv. No. MR 737 (MA 978).
Paris, Louvre Museum

Left panel of the relief “Sacrifice in front of the Temple of Juppiter Capitolinus”. Detail: signature of the sculptor Marcus Ulpius Orestus.

CIL VI 29800.
Grey marble. First quarter of the 2nd CE.
Inv. No. MR 737 (MA 978).

Paris, Louvre Museum

Origin:
The relief was found in 1572—1577 in the Forum of Trajan.
1650—1808 — in the villa Borghese.
From 1808 the surviving fragments are in the Louvre.
Description:
CIL VI 29800

M V[LPIUS] / ORE[S]/TES

Credits:
© 2007. Photo, text: C. Giroire, D. Roger. Roman Art from the Louvre. Hudson Hills Press, 2007, p. 232—233, cat. 159.

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Keywords: marble relief Extispicium Relief from the Forum of Trajan great Trajanic frieze signature of sculptor Marcus Ulpius Orestus from the Borghese collection Inv No MR 737 MA 978 CIL VI 29800
History of Ancient Rome