The image of the Dying Gaul in the Museo Capitolino, Rome, is provided for the delectation of the eye accustomed to Greek naturalism, and because nearly all discussions of the Celts begin with the Greek and Roman view of them, often including views of the Dying Gaul, as well as other Greco-Roman images of the Celtic/Gaulish barbarian; e.g., the extensively restored Gaul Killing Wife and Self group in the Museo Nazionale/Terme.


Dying Gaul, (a life-size marble Roman copy after a third-century B.C.E. original, probably bronze, that was part of a large victory monument on the acropolis at Pergamon), two views: