Trajan Column XVII (25) 62 detail- Decebalus conducting the first battle from his vantage point.   Among the most impressive scenes of the battle is the “Carrying of the injured Dacian youth”. The group around the wounded youth seems to be a product of  Hellenistic pattern books.  Such groups occur often on sarcophagi. The composition is in a pyramid form, with Decebalus being at the top of the pyramid.

Trajan Column XVII 62 detail- Decebalus conducting the first battle from…

dacians statues dacian man decebalus dacia king ancient eastern european people romania

dacians statues dacian man decebalus dacia king ancient eastern european people romania

Faces from the past - decebalus dacia king ancient eastern european people romania

dacian man statue ancient south eastern people

dacian man statue ancient south eastern people

Faces from the past - dacian man statue ancient south eastern people

Colossal statue of a Barbarian (Dacian), Louvre Museum, Paris, inv. MA 1385

Colossal statue of a Barbarian (Dacian), Louvre Museum, Paris, inv.


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