Roman Sculpture of an African Acrobat

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Arienne King
by The British Museum
published on 09 March 2018
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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. 20 Oct 2021.