Statue of Wounded Amazon
Statue of wounded Amazon.The head is not relevant: it was added to the statue after 1775, because until this date it was in the Sala delle Colombe. In the years 1944-45 it was in the Salone degli Orazi e Curiazi. According to Helbig, the head is a copy of the polyclete original.
Masterpieces of the hall
The centre of the room features the so-called "Dying Galatian", one of the best-known and most important works in the museum.
It is a replica of one of the sculptures in the ex-voto group dedicated to Pergamon by Attalus I to commemorate the victories over the Galatians in the III and II centuries BC.