Wounded Amazon


Mark Cartwright
published on 30 April 2013
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A marble statue of a wounded Amazon. From an original by 5th century BCE Greek sculptor Phidias. Head: replica of that of the Amazon by Polykleitos. Provenance: Villa d'Este, Tivoli. (Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Rome)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.


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Cartwright, M. (2013, April 30). Wounded Amazon. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1163/wounded-amazon/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Wounded Amazon." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 30, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1163/wounded-amazon/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Wounded Amazon." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Apr 2013. Web. 21 Oct 2021.