Altar from Ostia with the image of Mars, Rhea Silvia and twins Romulus and Remus.

Marble. 124 CE.

Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme
(Museo nazionale romano, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme)

Credits:
© Photo, text: GIOVANNI D’ANNA “LEGGENDE E TRADIZIONI DELL’ANTICA ROMA”, ARCHEO, N. 31, p. 66.
Photo: G. Nimatallah, Archivio IGDA.
© Istituto Geografico De Agostini S.p.A. — Novara.
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