Roman Bronze Gladiator Statuette

£ 6,000.00

A finely detailed Ancient Roman bronze statuette depicting a gladiator, possibly Thrax or Hoplomachus . The figure is shown bare chested, wearing greaves on his legs, a protective strapping manica over his right arm, a double belt over his loin-cloth, and a beautifully rendered double crest helmet.

Date: Circa 1st – 3rd Century AD
Condition: Extremely fine. Beautiful green patination to the surface. Mounted on a custom made stand.


SKU: FP-45 Category: Tags: ,

The games in the arena were the main attraction during the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. Men – sometimes even women – entered the amphitheater to take part in fights against other gladiators, even against wild beasts.

Dimensions W 4.1 x H 13 cm



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