Statue of a she-wolf suckled Romulus and Remus

  • Roma, Italy
  • Statue Kapіtalіyskay wolf (lat. Lupa Capitolina) - Etruscan bronze sculpture, on stylistic grounds dates from the V century BC and which is stored in Rome since ancient times.

    The first mention of Kapіtalіyskay wolf found in "Natural History" Pliny. He writes that the sculpture stood in the Roman Forum near the sacred fig tree. Cicero already writes that the sculpture was located on Capitol Hill, and one time was struck by lightning.

    The sculpture depicts a she-wolf fed milk of two babies - Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of Rome. A bronze statue of the she-wolf Kapіtalіyskay sometimes attributed to Master Street. Strong animal, gripped tight forepaws in the ground and drew the face with a snarling mouth, as if to protect infants Romulus and Remus, the figures which have been placed under the belly wolf.
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