Aule Metele

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Aule Metele
Year c. 100 BCE
Material bronze
Dimensions 179 cm (70 in)
Location National Archaeological Museum, Florence

Aule Metele, Latin: Aulus Metellus; also known as The Orator, Italian: L'Arringatore, is a bronze sculpture 179 cm high. It is a Romano-Etruscan work from the late second century or early first century BCE in the Roman style and depicts an Etruscan man, Aule Metele, wearing a short Roman toga and footwear. His right arm is raised to indicate that he is an orator addressing the public.

The inscription is in the Etruscan alphabet and thus reads from right to left.