Relief with the image of a legend about “Curtius lake.”

Marble. Republican time.

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori
(Musei capitolini, Palazzo dei Conservatori)

Description:
On the relief found in thå part of the Roman Forum where thå lake was situates, the moment is represented when Curtius Mettius, the leader of the Sabine, sink in a bog.
Credits:
© Photo, text: GIOVANNI D’ANNA “LEGGENDE E TRADIZIONI DELL’ANTICA ROMA”, ARCHEO, N. 31, p. 32.
Photo: A. Dagli Orti, Archivio IGDA.
© Istituto Geografico De Agostini S.p.A. — Novara
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