Roman bust of Alexander the Great, excavated from the ruins of Herculaneum. Currently located in Blenheim Palace Oxfordshire, England. [566×835]

Roman bust of Alexander the Great, excavated from the ruins of Herculaneum. Currently located in Blenheim Palace Oxfordshire, England. [566×835]

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 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]