Relief with the image of a legend about “Curtius lake”
Marble.
Republican time.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Tabularium

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

Marble.
Republican time.

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

Description:
On the relief found in thе part of the Roman Forum where thе lake was situates, the moment is represented when Curtius Mettius, the leader of the Sabine, sink in a bog.
Credits:
© Фото, текст: 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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