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Castor and Pollux (The Dioscuri)

Castor and Pollux (The Dioscuri)

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Castor and Pollux (The Dioscuri) Photos

Tell the Truth
Which one of us is hotter? [Castor and Pollux by Meissen Porcelain Factory after Christian Gottfried Jüchtzer, 1788-1789]


Guess Who?
Castor or Pollux? We're not telling. [Colossal statue of a Dioscuri in Rome's piazza del Campidoglio, 4th century CE]


Naked Horseback Riding
Don't knock it till you've tried it. [Dioskouroi, pair of statuettes. Roman artwork, 3rd century CE. Photograph by Marie-Lan Nguyen (2011)]


Kidnapping Our Wives
Okay, so maybe it wasn't the most romantic way to get hitched. [Rape of the Daughters of Leucippus by Peter Paul Rubens, ca. 1617]


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