Statue of Cupid and Psyche

Statua di Amore e Psiche
300 a.C. - 201 BC
Material and technique: 
alt. 1.254 m
Musei Capitolini, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Sala Annibale (1944 - 1945) Musei Capitolini, Palazzo Nuovo, Galleria (1923 - 1944) Musei Capitolini, Palazzo Nuovo, Gabinetto della Venere (1880 - 1923)
S 408

Gruppo di Amore e Psiche. It was taken to Paris in 1797 and returned to Rome in 1816. 10/06/1985 collected by the Tartaglia company and sent to Athens.

The hall

Palazzo Nuovo - Sala del Gladiatore

The centre of the room features the so-called "Dying Galatian", one of the best-known and most important works in the museum. 
It is a replica of one of the sculptures in the ex-voto group dedicated to Pergamon by Attalus I to commemorate the victories over the Galatians in the III and II centuries BC.

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