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Gladiator or Warrior
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Gladiator or Warrior


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Description The man holds a small shield in his right hand to protect him from attack. Recent research on skeletons of gladiators has shown that they not only needed muscular power to succeed in their profession but also put on additional weight to protect their inner organs.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/02/1939Treatmentrepaired; mounted
12/01/1944Treatmentrepaired
6/07/1957Treatmentcleaned
Provenance Sheik of Pyramids (?); Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Period
1st-3rd century CE
Medium
cast bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.1517
Measurements
H: 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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