File:Capitoline she-wolf Musei Capitolini MC1181.jpg

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Lupa Capitolina: she-wolf with Romulus and Remus. Bronze, 13th-century AD (the twins are a 15th-century addition).


anonymous: Capitoline Wolf  wikidata:Q408623 reasonator:Q408623
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Lupa Capitolina Edit this at Wikidata

Capitoline Wolf
title QS:P1476,it:"Lupa Capitolina Edit this at Wikidata"
label QS:Lit,"Lupa Capitolina Edit this at Wikidata"
label QS:Les,"Loba capitolina"
label QS:Lhu,"Capitoliumi farkas"
label QS:Leu,"Luperka"
label QS:Lru,"Капитолийская волчица"
label QS:Lde,"Kapitolinische Wölfin"
label QS:Lbe,"Капіталійская ваўчыца"
label QS:Lhy,"Կապիտոլիական գայլ"
label QS:Lbg,"Капитолийска вълчица"
label QS:Lda,"Den capitolinske ulvinde"
label QS:Lka,"კაპიტოლიუმის ძუ მგელი"
label QS:Lur,"کیپٹولاین بھیڑیا"
label QS:Lsv,"Lupa Capitolina"
label QS:Lhe,"הזאבה הקפיטולינית"
label QS:Ltg,"Гурги Копитул"
label QS:Lfi,"Capitoliumin susi"
label QS:Leo,"Kapitola lupino"
label QS:Ltg-latn,"Modagurgi Kapitolī"
label QS:Lfr,"Louve capitoline"
label QS:Lhr,"Kapitolska vučica"
label QS:Lpt,"Lupa Capitolina"
label QS:Lko,"카피톨리나 늑대상"
label QS:Lro,"Lupa Capitolina"
label QS:Llt,"Kapitolijaus vilkė"
label QS:Lsl,"Kapitolska volkulja"
label QS:Ltl,"Lobong Capitolino"
label QS:Lcs,"Kapitolská vlčice"
label QS:Lgl,"Luperca"
label QS:Lzh,"母狼乳婴"
label QS:Lpl,"Wilczyca kapitolińska"
label QS:Lnb,"Den kapitolinske ulvinne"
label QS:Laz,"Kapitoli canavarı"
label QS:Lnl,"Lupa Capitolina"
label QS:Lca,"Luperca"
label QS:Lfa,"گرگ کاپیتول"
label QS:Luk,"Капітолійська вовчиця"
label QS:Len,"Capitoline Wolf"
label QS:Lar,"لوبا كابيتولينا"
label QS:Lel,"Λύκαινα του Καπιτωλίου"
label QS:Lja,"カピトリヌスの雌狼"
Object type sculpture Edit this at Wikidata
English: Lupa Capitolina: she-wolf with Romulus and Remus. Bronze, 13th century AD[1] (the twins are a 15th-century addition).
Français : Lupa Capitolina: louve avec Romulus et Rémus. Bronze, œuvre du XIIIe siècle. (les jumeaux sont un ajout du XVe siècle).
Date 5th century BC
date QS:P,-450-00-00T00:00:00Z/7
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Middle Ages (476–1500s
date QS:P,+1500-00-00T00:00:00Z/8
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Medium bronze Edit this at Wikidata
Dimensions H. 75 cm (29 ½ in.)
institution QS:P195,Q333906
Current location
Palazzo dei Conservatori, Hall of the She-Wolf
Accession number
MC 1181
Object location
41° 53′ 36″ N, 12° 29′ 01″ E Edit this at Structured Data on Commons Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMapinfo
Credit line Formerly in the Lateran; gift of Sixtus IV, 1471
Source/Photographer Jastrow (2006)
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current13:45, 3 July 2011Thumbnail for version as of 13:45, 3 July 20113,200 × 2,400 (7.19 MB)Jastrow (talk | contribs)larger resolution, less noise
10:11, 24 September 2006Thumbnail for version as of 10:11, 24 September 20063,008 × 2,000 (3.65 MB)Jastrow (talk | contribs){{MCapitolini |Unknown |She-wolf with Romulus and Remus. Bronze, Etruscan artwork, 5th century BC (the twins are a 15th-century addition). |H. 75 cm (29 ½ in.) |Formerly in the Lateran; gift of Sixtus IV, 1471 |MC 1181 |Palazzo dei Conservatori, Hall of

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