Ending of a gladiator fight. Detail.
2nd-3rd c Balkans Roman Provincial Sculpture
ROMAN PROVINCIAL Anonymous
(active c. 300 BCE - 500 CE)
Tatarevo. Roman sanctuary. Purvomay region. Bulgaria.
Sofia. Bulgaria. National Archaeological Museum.
The defeated retiarius begs the spectators for mercy, while the arbiter holds back the ferocious heavy weight pulsatorcategory victory Epiptas. Inscription in Greek: Epiptas pulsator (the one who strikes). Two men play a water organ i the background.
Roman Provincial Ending of a gladiator fight. Detail.|180-220 | Bulgarian
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