Zenobia in Chains by Harriet Hosmer

Zenobia was the Queen of Syria for seven years.  She led a famous revolt against the Roman Empire.  She was captured in 274 and led through Rome in chains.  Harriet Hosmer did this famous sculpture of the Queen to depict her dignity even in defeat.  Below is another sculpture of Zenobia by Harriet.  Harriet was a neoclassic artist.hosmer1a640px-Hosmer

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