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2. What battle is depicted on the breastplate of Augustus?

  • Parthenians returning the lost eagles
  • Defeat of Antony and Cleopatra
  • Crushing the Gallic rebellion

3. Why was Cupid included?

  • Cupid was used to show Augustus's paternal attitudes to the plebs
  • Cupid was riding on dolphin which showed patronage to Venus
  • Cupid was shown on a sphinx showing the defeat of Cleopatra

4. What did the sphinxes on the shoulders of the Prima Porta make reference?

  • Defeat of Cleopatra and the Ptolemies
  • Augustus's divinity
  • Expansion into Parthia

5. Which of the following Gods were not depicted on the breastplate of the Prima Porta?

  • Diana Goddess of the hunt
  • Apollo
  • Athena
  • Sol the Sun God


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