Inv. n°: MMoCA283

Marble Statue, Group of Roman Soldiers and a Captive

Wearing a cuirass with a cloak clasped at his chest, a snake encircling his left arm, grasping the hair of the captive kneeling at his feet.

h. 28.6 x w. 22 x d. 9 cm

Roman, 2nd century BC



  • Ex UK private collection (P: R. B.), formed between 1920s and 1970s
  • Acquired at Bonhams, Sale 16777, London, 29th April 2009, lot 379


  • K. Schörle (ed.), L'Armée de Rome, la puissance et la gloire, France, 1st February 2019, p. 33
  • Minerva: the International Review of Ancient Art & Archaeology, March/April 2019, vol. 30, no. 2, p. 18
  • J. Pollini, "Roman Marble Sculpture" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 85, fig. 20


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011
  • L’armée de Rome, la puissance et la gloire, Musée departemental Arles antique, Arles, France, 15th December 2018 — 22nd April 2019

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