Charioteer from the Red Faction

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Carole Raddato
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published on 27 May 2024
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Roman mosaic depicting a charioteer and horse from the Red faction (factio russata), 3rd century CE. The charioteer wears a short decorated tunic in the colour of the stable, a leather helmet, and leather strips around the chest, arms, and legs. The four professional stables were known by their team colours: Blue, Green, Red, and White.

Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2024, May 27). Charioteer from the Red Faction. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18988/charioteer-from-the-red-faction/

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Raddato, Carole. "Charioteer from the Red Faction." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 27, 2024. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18988/charioteer-from-the-red-faction/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Charioteer from the Red Faction." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 May 2024. Web. 18 Jul 2024.

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