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The Farnese Bull - 2nd century BC

The Farnese Bull - 2nd century BC

Carved from a single block of marble from Rhodes, the largest single statue
from antiquity ever found.

It was unearthed in Rome, during the 1546 excavations at the Baths of Caracalla,
and brought to Naples as part of the Farnese family collection.

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