Roman Sculpture of an African Acrobat

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Illustration

Arienne King
by The British Museum
published on 09 March 2018
Roman Sculpture of an African Acrobat Download Full Size Image

This marble sculpture from Rome, Italy dates to sometime between the 1st Century BCE and the 1st Century CE. It portrays a young male Aethiopian, or black African, acrobat balancing on a crocodile. (British Museum, London)

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Museum, T. B. (2018, March 09). Roman Sculpture of an African Acrobat. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8263/roman-sculpture-of-an-african-acrobat/

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Museum, The British. "Roman Sculpture of an African Acrobat." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 09, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8263/roman-sculpture-of-an-african-acrobat/.

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Museum, The British. "Roman Sculpture of an African Acrobat." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 Mar 2018. Web. 13 Jul 2024.

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