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Base of a sculpture - soldier

2nd century AD

National Museum of Archaeology

National Museum of Archaeology
Lisboa, Portugal

Remaining fragment of a statue of a soldier wearing the traditional soldier's sandals 'caligae'(latin). Behind his left leg is a legionaries' shield and his military ranks along with the remains of a spear. The sculpture is an ex-voto of thanks to god Endovelicus in his sanctuary.

Details

  • Title: Base of a sculpture - soldier
  • Date Created: 2nd century AD
  • Location: National Museum of Archaeology
  • Provenance: S. Miguel da Mota, Alandroal. Portugal
  • Rights: Thales Leite ADF/DGPC
  • Medium: White marble
  • Art Movement: Roman art

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