Bronze sculpture depicting a battle between the Romans and the Barbarians, it shows a number of Roman soldiers (with shield and eagle), one of them on a horse
Signed: TAR 1970
On this spot is the Roman fortification Contra-Aquincum, around which in the Middle Ages the town of Pest was built (Wikipedia).
Originally, the sculpture was the centerpiece of a fountain. With the reconstruction of the square the sculpture is relocated and the fountain removed.
- Tar István (Újpest 1910 - Budapest 1971),
Sources & Information
Location N 47°29'33" E 19°3'4"
Item Code: hubp035; Photograph: 7 September 2012
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