The Gilt Bronzes from Cartoceto di Pergola are the only surviving Roman gilt bronze equestrian group. The monumental ensemble was composed of at least two knights, of which only one remains, atop their horses, and two women standing.
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... the Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici delle Marche and the municipality of Pergola over the location where the bronzes would be preserved ... in Ancona, until 1972, when it was moved to the Museo dei Bronzi dorati della città di Pergola, built specifically for this purpose ... A compromise solution now moves the original bronzes and replicas between the two sites ...
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“We are but warriors for the working day.
Our gayness and our gilt are all besmirched
With rainy marching in the painful field.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)