Amazon and Barbarian

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 30 April 2013
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Roman sculpture in pentellic marble. An amazon rider is about to deal the fatal blow to a barbarian. This marble sculpture is influenced by the 2nd century BCE Pergamene school of sculpture and itself dates from the mid-2nd century CE. Provenance: Imperial Villa, Anzio. (Palazzo Massimo, 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). Amazon and Barbarian. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1160/amazon-and-barbarian/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Amazon and Barbarian." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 30, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1160/amazon-and-barbarian/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Amazon and Barbarian." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Apr 2013. Web. 17 Oct 2021.