Roman sculpture

The sculpture 'Dying Gaul,' an ancient Roman sculpture after it was unveiled at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC on December 12, 2013. Created in the first or second century AD, the Dying Gaul is one of the most renowned works from antiquity. This exhibition marks the first time it has left Italy since 1797, when Napoleonic forces took the sculpture to Paris, where it was displayed at the Louvre until its return to Rome in 1816.The sculpture will be on display from December 12 through March 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

National Gallery Hosts Ancient Roman Sculpture

An ancient Roman sculpture portraying a warrior just before his death is visiting Washington on its first trip outside of Italy in more than 200 years.

12/12/2013

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