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Horseman from Circus Maximus, Rome, Italy, mosaic, 1st century AD

Soldiers, Roman relief, from Tralles

Imperial guard, bas-relief on Obelisk of Theodosius I, 347-95 Roman emperor,...


Ephebe (beautiful young man) crowned with ivy, bronze, early Imperial era,...

Neptune, mosaic in triclinium (dining room), House of Amphitrite, 2nd century...

Artemis with doe, known as Diana of Versailles, marble, 1st-2nd century AD,...


River god, fresco, Roman, 1st century BC, Pompeii, Italy

Nude flautist sitting on a cushion, Ludovisi throne, Thasos marble, 5th...

The Three Graces, marble, 2nd century AD, Roman Imperial from Villa...


Women playing with a goat, fresco, Roman, 1st century BC, Pompeii, Italy

Celsus Library, Ephesus; built 110-135 AD under Consul Julius Celsus...

Temple of Bacchus, 1st -3rd century AD, view from the sanctuary of Jupiter,...


Dying gladiator or Gaul, marble, Roman, from Sallustian Gardens, Rome, Italy

Funeral, relief on funerary urn of Giulia Eleuteride, 2nd-3rd century AD Roman

Interior of Colosseum or Flavian Amphitheatre built c.70-82 AD, Roman, Rome, Italy


Tragic mask, mosaic, Pompeii, Italy

Dead woman surrounded by mourners, relief, sarcophagus, Gallo-Roman (detail of...

Two wrestlers in a gymnasium, relief, Roman, from near tomb of Cecilia...


Officers and soldiers of the Praetorian Guard, relief, 2nd century AD Roman

NEPTUNE, bronze statue, Roman, found in Rhone river, France, in 1859

Head of man wearing diadem adorned with busts, funerary mask, silver and...


Cave canem (beware of the dog), mosaic at entrance of House of the Tragic...

Head of Medusa, gilded bronze, 2nd - 3rd century, from temple of Asclepius,...

Roman aqueduct dating from reign of Trajan (98-117), Segovia, Spain


Ara Pacis Augustae, monumental altar, marble, erected by Senate decree in 13...

Theatre, Roman, Palmyra (Tadmor), Syria

Mars, from Mars and Venus, marble, 120-40 AD Roman, from the Borghese...


Battle between Roman and Germanic armies, relief on marble sarcophagus,...

NERO, 37-68 AD Roman emperor, as a child, wearing the bulla or seal, marble...

The Arch of Septimus Severus at the Imperial Forum, Rome, Italy


Postulant seeks initiation to cult of Dionysus, fresco, from Villa of...

ALEXANDER, 356-323 BC, King of Macedon, from Battle of Issus between Alexander...

Head of young girl wearing wreath of leaves, 20-10 BC, fresco, from Herculaneum


Goddess Venus leaning on column and removing sandal in marble intarsia from...

Female artist painting portrait, fresco, 50-79 BC, from Pompeii

Actor playing tambourine, Roman mosaic, 1st century AD


Ducks and antelope, 70-60 BC, painted plaster from Villa of Papyrus, Herculaneum

The Medici VENUS Roman marble copy of Greek sculpture 3rd century BC

Roman relief sculpture 164 AD, Altar of the matron, Monument of Vettius...


Goddess Flora, or Spring, Roman, fresco, from Villa di Arianna, Stabia,...

AUGUSTUS, 63 BC-14 AD, Roman Emperor, marble bust

Emperor Septimus SEVERUS, 146-211, ruled 193-211, marble bust


DIOGENES Greek Philosopher and cynic died c.320 BC, marble bust, 3rd century BC

Bowl containing remains of eggs, from house in Pompeii

Emperor TRAJAN, 53-117 AD, Sestertius, 103-4 AD, Roman Empire


Statue of Doryphorus or spear carrier from a Greek original by Polyclitus of...

Statue of an actor with tragic mask, Rome, 1st century AD

Silver cup embossed with banqueting scene, from the house of Menandro in...


Marble bust of CARACALLA, 188-217 AD Roman emperor

Roman funerary relief with portraits of the deceased, 2nd - 3rd century AD,...

Treading grapes, 1st century AD relief


Tragic mask with festoons of flowers and fruit, Roman mosaic, 1st century BC

The Egyptians swept away by the Red Sea, detail of relief on Roman sarcophagus...

Romans carrying the Menorah and Jewish holy vessels in triumph, following...



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