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"Galata suicida," or "Galatean suicide" at Palazzo Altemps in Rome. This is an old Roman sculpture, crafted after the Roman triumph over the Galateans - the Galatean warrior has just killed his wife and is going to take his own life rather than accept Roman victory.

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