Roman mosaic from The House of Orpheus, showing Orpheus playing a lute in the centre with wild African animals surrounding him. From the triclinium or the dining room of the villa looking out across the fertile plains. It is located in Volubilis Archaeological Site, near Meknes, Morocco. [500×750]

Roman mosaic from The House of Orpheus, showing Orpheus playing a lute in the centre with wild African animals surrounding him. From the triclinium or the dining room of the villa looking out across the fertile plains. It is located… Continue Reading

During the recently conducted excavations in Vindolanda, next to the remains of the Hadrian’s wall (northern England) a cracked stone board for playing ludus latrunculorum was discovered. [800×600]

During the recently conducted excavations in Vindolanda, next to the remains of the Hadrian’s wall (northern England) a cracked stone board for playing ludus latrunculorum was discovered. [800×600]

Roman limestone stele of a young girl and a dog. The girl is playing with a dog. Object was found in Alexandria (Egypt). Dated back to 2nd century BCE. [564×716]

Roman limestone stele of a young girl and a dog. The girl is playing with a dog. Object was found in Alexandria (Egypt). Dated back to 2nd century BCE. [564×716]

(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