5. Roman - Gravestone with funerary banquet [Excavated at Palmyra, Syria] (02.29.1) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Gravestone with funerary banquet, century Excavated at Palmyra, Syria Limestone;

Relief depicting a scene of feasting, from Tomis, Romania. Roman Civilisation, 2nd Century. Bucharest, Muzeul National De Istorie Al Romaniei (Archaeological And Art Museum)

Relief depicting a scene of feasting, from Tomis, Romania. Bucharest, Muzeul National De Istorie Al Romaniei (Archaeological And Art Museum)

Another view of Funerary Portrait of Balya Daughter of Yarkhai from Palmyra in Roman Syria 150-200 CE Limestone

Another view of Funerary Portrait of Balya Daughter of Yarkhai from Palmyra in Roman Syria CE Limestone

Marble relief with a dancing maenad...Adaptation of work attributed to Kallimachos... Period: Early Imperial, Augustan Date: ca. 27 B.C.–A.D. 14----- Maenads were mythical women inspired by the god of wine, Dionysos, to abandon their homes and families and roam the mountains and forests, singing and dancing in a state of ecstatic frenzy.

Copy of a Greek relief of ca. attributed to KallimachosMaenads were mythical women inspired by the god of wine, Dionysos, to abandon their homes and families and roam the mountains and forests, singing and dancing in a state of ecstatic frenzy

A FUNERARY RELIEF OF A PRIEST     H. 54 cm. Limestone, red paint  Palmyra, mid 2nd cent. A.D.

A Palmyrene Priest (Mid Century CE Palmyrene Funerary Relief, Tadmor (Palmyra), Roman Empire)

Zenobia;  240–275;  Zenobia was a 3rd-century Queen of the Palmyrene Empire in Roman Syria. She led a famous revolt against the Roman Empire. Zenobia became queen of the Palmyrene Empire following Odaenathus' death in 267. By 269, Zenobia had expanded the empire, conquering Egypt and expelling the Roman prefect, Tenagino Probus, who was beheaded after he led an attempt to recapture the territory. She ruled over Egypt until 274, when she was defeated and taken as a hostage to Rome.

Zenobia - Warrior Queen of Palmyra

Photograph:A grave marker from the century AD shows Zenobia (right), queen of the Roman colony of Palmyra (now in Syria), and a female s.

Eggelin Tomb In The Ancient Roman city of Palmyra, Syria  The site of Palmyra is an oasis in the Syrian desert, north-east of Damascus, it contains the monumental ruins of a great city that was one of the most important cultural centres of the ancient world, Palmyra mixed Graeco-Roman techniques with local traditions and Persian influences, it was listed UNESCO World Heritage in 1980.

Eggelin Tomb In The Ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, The site of Palmyra is an oasis in the Syrian desert, north-east of Damascus, it contains the monumental ruins of a great city that was one of the most important cultural centres of the ancient world,

The Temple of Bol, Palmyra, Syria.

Syria - Hellenistic and Roman periods

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