Ares is the god of war. Any battle of scuffle of that time, he was usually called upon for help to make them victorious. Head of Ares - after Greek original by Alkamenes 420 B.C, at the State Hermitage Museum, Saint-Petersburg
Ludovisi Ares - Roman marble sculpture of Mars, 2nd century copy of a late 4th century BC Greek original. The Roman god of war Mars (in Greek: Ares) is portrayed as young and beardless and seated on a trophy of arms. An Eros plays about his feet, drawing attention to the fact that Mars, in a moment of repose, is presented as a love object. The sculpture was rediscovered in Rome in 1622. – Museo Nazionale delle Terme, Palazzo Altemps, Rome
"The Ludovisi Ares is an Antonine Roman marble sculpture of Mars, a fine copy of a late BCE Greek original.The Ares is conserved in the section of the National Museum of the Terme that is housed in Palazzo Altemps, Rome." - from Wikipedia
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