November 2000

seated boxer from the baths of Diocletian

And this is how the Greeks used to do it; Demoxenes delivering an openhanded thrust to Creugas,
penetrating his side and killing him instantly (not shown).

wrestling and other personal violence

gladiators at work

Minerva-Athena, Venus and Mars as young man preparing for war, and Victory

cherubs carrying (and forging?) arms

Romans fighting Gauls

wounded Gaul, Roman copy of Greek original
the Gaul is wearing a torc and lying on his shield, sophisticated-looking sword, scabbard and war trumpet(s)

captured "Barbarians"

war trophies

pair of fasces as carried by lictors

This scene of stabbing someone under the skirt was apparently considered extremely hip on your cinerary urn...