Roman Soldier Guards a Captured Gaul

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 08 November 2016
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This is a terracotta relief. Captured weapons and a cloak hang on a tree as a trophy (symbol of victory). The stamped inscription M(arcus) Anton(ius) Epaphra(s) refers to the workshop producing the plaque. Made in Rome, circa 1-20 CE. From the Tonwley Collection. (The British Museum, London).

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, November 08). Roman Soldier Guards a Captured Gaul. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6027/roman-soldier-guards-a-captured-gaul/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Roman Soldier Guards a Captured Gaul." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 08, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6027/roman-soldier-guards-a-captured-gaul/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Roman Soldier Guards a Captured Gaul." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Nov 2016. Web. 07 Dec 2021.

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