Description The bearded, armored figure represented here is Mars Ultor, or Mars the Avenger. This statuette is one of a number of small-scale copies of this statue type, which is represented in colossal form by the marble statue of Mars Ultor currently in the Capitoline Museum, Rome.
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome, no. 31 [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902
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