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Ravenna, Museo Arcivescovile, Statua acefala, personaggio della famiglia imperiale

Achiepiscopal Museum, acephalous sculpture depicting a figure wearing tunic with jewelled belt and a chlamys, pinned with jewelled fibula. The gesture represented is the putting back of the sword on its case; the symbolic meaning of gesture is the return as winner to repristinate the peace.