Statues of Dioscuri on the Capitol from the side of the front staircase
Empire time. Rome, Capitoline Museums, Square of CapitolPhoto by Sergey Sosnovskiy

Statues of Dioscuri on the Capitol from the side of the front staircase.

Empire time.

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Square of Capitol
(Musei capitolini, Piazza del Campidoglio)

Origin:
The statues were found in 16th century in the ruins of the Theatre of Pompey and put on this place in 1583.
Credits:
(сс) 2005. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: GIOVANNI D’ANNA “LEGGENDE E TRADIZIONI DELL’ANTICA ROMA”, ARCHEO, N. 31, p. 44—45.
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History of Ancient Rome