Author: Ancient Rome

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desimonewayland:

Porphyry vessel with bearded masks

Roman ca. late 1st century B.C.‒early 2nd century A.D.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

desimonewayland:

Banded agate amphoriskos (perfume bottle)

Roman / Early Imperial, Augustan or early Julio-Claudian, late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

lionofchaeronea:

Scene from the Amazonomachy: a cavalryman seizes an Amazon by her cap.  Roman mosaic emblema (marble and limestone), artist unknown; 2nd half of 4th cent. CE.  From Daphne, near Antioch-on-the-Orontes (=modern Antakya, Turkey); now in the Louvre.  Photo credit: 

© Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia Commons.

gaiuscaesarcaligula:

ancient rome modern au suetonius has one of those tea spill youtube channels

theancientwayoflife:

~ Statuette of Pluto.

Culture: Roman

Place of origin: Italy

Date: A.D. 1st century

Medium: Marble

didoofcarthage:

Didrachm with head of Hercules (obverse) and she-wolf suckling Romulus and Remus (reverse)

Roman, Republican Period, 269-266 B.C.

silver

British Museum

theancientwayoflife:

~ Scene of Herakles.

Place of origin: Roman Empire

Date: A.D. 4th century

Medium: Bone

curiousl-y:

killowave: