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A ROMAN MARBLE MOSAIC PANEL Circa 4th-5th Century A.D. The rectangular panel with a complex geometric pattern including two medallions with foliate centers surrounded by wave, with an entwined simple guilloche and solid band as the border, which then encircles the medallions and a central diamond with a checker pattern, the voids filled with chevrons


Ancient Roman helmet worn by the elite Roman cavalry (equites Romani). 1st century AD (via: reddit originally from


Hypatia was a Greek Neoplatonist philosopher in Roman Egypt who was the first well-documented woman in mathematics.


Mosaic octopus covered in 30 to 40 feet of volcanic ash from the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD. Pompeii is like a time capsule taking you back to the exact day in which this natural disaster took place. Coins were still present on top of carts that carried fresh fruit for sale in the streets on that fateful day. I find this amazing.


Roman Carved Rock Crystal Fish, 1st Century AD at Ancient & Medieval History


Defining beauty the body in ancient Greek art .Major exhibition focusing on the human body.The remarkable works of art in the exhibition range from abstract simplicity of prehistoric figurines to breathtaking realism in the age of Alexander the Great. These works continued to inspire artists for hundreds of years, giving form to thought and shaping our own perceptions of ourselves.'The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.' - Aristole


Roman Glass Goblet with Blue Pastilles | 3rd Century AD, 4th Century AD | Price $0.00 | Roman | Glass | Vessels | eTiquities by Phoenix Ancient Art


Mosaic floors, Villa of Silene, Leptis Magna, Liby. The Roman city became prominent in the 4th century BCE. "It nominally remained part of Carthage's dominions until the end of the Third Punic War in 146 BC and then became part of the Roman Republic, although from about 111 BC onward, it was for all intents and purposes an independent city." wiki

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Sculpture vs. Painting

The Augustus of Prima Porta, a statue of Augustus Caesar found in the villa of his wife Livia.


Roman mosaic from Hinton St Mary, Dorset. This mosaic is the earliest depiction of Christ found in Roman Britain and dates from the fourth century AD. The figure of Christ is flanked by two pomegranates and lies on the chi-rho symbol.