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2. What animal was Cupid riding on the floor to the left of Augustus?

  • Horse
  • Dolphin
  • Sphinx

3. What material and size was the Prima Porta ?

  • 2M and orginally in bronze
  • 2M and originally in marble
  • 3M in marble

4. Why was Cupid included?

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

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

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


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