Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Jupiter
AttributesEagle
HISTORY
Ancient
Romulus and Remus, and Rhea Silvia With the wolf, or with a river-god
RITUAL
Altars
General
Further details
Altar of Mars and Venus, already re-used in 124. At the front Mars and Venus, at the back Romulus and Remus, at the sides Amoretti playing with the arms of Mars. The Romulus scene includes the shepherds Faustulus and Faustinus, Palatinus (as shepherd at the left background) and Jupiter's Eagle
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
1st quarter 2nd century
LOCATION
Rome, Museo Nazionale Romano, Collegio Massimo
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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