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]

Roman hair pins vith varios details on the top carved of animal bone. Dated back to 3rd-4th century CE. Objects found in ancient Sirmium, present-day Sremska Mitrovica (northern Serbia). Currently located in Srem Museum in Sremska Mitrovica. [960×640]

Roman hair pins vith varios details on the top carved of animal bone. Dated back to 3rd-4th century CE. Objects found in ancient Sirmium, present-day Sremska Mitrovica (northern Serbia). Currently located in Srem Museum in Sremska Mitrovica. [960×640]

Roman mosaic depicting Ambrosia and Lycurgus. Lycurgus is depicted in the act of killing Ambrosia with an axe as she is being transformed into a grape vine. Object dated back to II century CE. [564×678]

Roman mosaic depicting Ambrosia and Lycurgus. Lycurgus is depicted in the act of killing Ambrosia with an axe as she is being transformed into a grape vine. Object dated back to II century CE. [564×678]

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]

Roman mosaic showing Hercules who caught a Ceryneian Hind. It was a third labour of Hercules to bring an animal to Eurystheus – king of Tyryns. Object is dated back to 170-180 CE and made of marble, terracotta, glass paste. Currenty located in Valencia Museum. [564×571]

Roman mosaic showing Hercules who caught a Ceryneian Hind. It was a third labour of Hercules to bring an animal to Eurystheus – king of Tyryns. Object is dated back to 170-180 CE and made of marble, terracotta, glass paste.… Continue Reading

Roman marble bust of Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus (236–183 BCE), who was a general in the Second Punic War. Object dated back to I century CE; located in Uffizi Gallery in Florence. [565×758]

Roman marble bust of Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus (236–183 BCE), who was a general in the Second Punic War. Object dated back to I century CE; located in Uffizi Gallery in Florence. [565×758]

Roman temple of Bacchus in Baalbek, also called Heliopolis, in northeastern Lebanon. Object dating to 2nd or early 3rd century CE. It is one of the best preserved and gratest Roman temple ruins in the world. [810×540]

Roman temple of Bacchus in Baalbek, also called Heliopolis, in northeastern Lebanon. Object dating to 2nd or early 3rd century CE. It is one of the best preserved and gratest Roman temple ruins in the world. [810×540]

Roman mosaic showing winning racehorse named Bacceatus. Object was uncovered in ruins of Carthage (Tunisia). Dated back to 3rd century CE and located in Musée National Du Bardo in Tunis. [564×573]

Roman mosaic showing winning racehorse named Bacceatus. Object was uncovered in ruins of Carthage (Tunisia). Dated back to 3rd century CE and located in Musée National Du Bardo in Tunis. [564×573]

Roman comb made of animal bone. Object dated back to 4th century CE. It was found in ancient Sirmium current Sremska Mitrovica (northern Serbia). Currently located in Srem Museum in Sremska Mitrovica. [960×640]

Roman comb made of animal bone. Object dated back to 4th century CE. It was found in ancient Sirmium current Sremska Mitrovica (northern Serbia). Currently located in Srem Museum in Sremska Mitrovica. [960×640]

Roman stele depicting banker counting money and a slave with scrolls. Object dated back to 3rd century CE. It is fragment of tombstone found in Viminacium, Roman town located near Kostolac, eastern Serbia. [960×849]

Roman stele depicting banker counting money and a slave with scrolls. Object dated back to 3rd century CE. It is fragment of tombstone found in Viminacium, Roman town located near Kostolac, eastern Serbia. [960×849]

Roman belt buckle. Object is made of bronze and dated back to 3rd-4th century CE. It was found in large Roman villa rustica in Ćelije near Lajkovac (central Serbia). [797×600]

Roman belt buckle. Object is made of bronze and dated back to 3rd-4th century CE. It was found in large Roman villa rustica in Ćelije near Lajkovac (central Serbia). [797×600]