Roman mosaic from the 1st century CE showing a group of philosophers from the Academy in Athens. The object was found in Pompeii. He is currently in the National Archaeological Museum in Naples. [698×728]

Roman mosaic from the 1st century CE showing a group of philosophers from the Academy in Athens. The object was found in Pompeii. He is currently in the National Archaeological Museum in Naples. [698×728]

In the south of England, in the village of Stoke Gifford, the remains of a Roman villa were found. Among ruins was also discovered bronze lamp, which is dated to the 1st century CE. [615×433]

In the south of England, in the village of Stoke Gifford, the remains of a Roman villa were found. Among ruins was also discovered bronze lamp, which is dated to the 1st century CE. [615×433]

Gorget worn by French 1st Lieutenant Nicolas Gabriel Marie Maheu while serving with the 22nd Infantry Regiment under Napoleon Bonaparte, c. 1805-1813. [1740×1300]

Gorget worn by French 1st Lieutenant Nicolas Gabriel Marie Maheu while serving with the 22nd Infantry Regiment under Napoleon Bonaparte, c. 1805-1813. [1740×1300]

(OS) Before and after of a digital restoration to a third style fresco depicting Pan playing the pan flute and with an animal skin cloak draped over one arm accompanied by either nymphs or muses, one of them playing a seven-stringed lyre. 1st century CE. (5329 x 3500)

(OS) Before and after of a digital restoration to a third style fresco depicting Pan playing the pan flute and with an animal skin cloak draped over one arm accompanied by either nymphs or muses, one of them playing a… Continue Reading

Roman fresco on back wall of the peristylium from the House of Venus in a Shell (built in the 1st century BCE in Pompeii). The goddess of love is depicted inside a shell, after its birth, according to the myth reported by the Greek poet Hesiod. [800×422]

Roman fresco on back wall of the peristylium from the House of Venus in a Shell (built in the 1st century BCE in Pompeii). The goddess of love is depicted inside a shell, after its birth, according to the myth… Continue Reading