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This forms part of the decoration for the front of the stage in the Roman theatre of Mérida. Pluto is depicted wearing a short tunic with a mantle, sandals on his feet and the characteristic headdress of the god known as a 'modius'. Together with other sculptures in the museum, it forms part of the myth of Proserpine, to whom the Greeks and Romans attributed the origin of the seasons.

Details

  • Title: Pluto
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 2nd century A.D.
  • Original Tittle: Plutón
  • Type: Statue
  • Rights: http://museoarteromano.mcu.es/
  • External Link: CERES

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