Category: roman

Detail of a colossal statue of Antinous as D…

Detail of a colossal statue of Antinous as Dionysos Osiris, marble, Roman, Vatican Museums, Rome, Italy. 

Fresco of Cupids and Psyche making sacrifices, Pompeii  [x]

Fresco of Cupids and Psyche making sacrifices, Pompeii  [x]

“No young buck is complete until he has fallen in love.”

“No young buck is complete until he has fallen in love.”

Roman graffiti

Sarcophagus of a child with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and…

Sarcophagus of a child with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man.
Marble. 3rd cent. CE  [x]

The cupids decorating a tripod, Herculaneum  [x]

The cupids decorating a tripod, Herculaneum  [x]

ccssiopeia:mythology: pantheons, part 1

ccssiopeia:

mythology: pantheons, part 1

lxcuna: Greek Mythology Meme | Six Olympians [ 2 / 6 ]: Ares

lxcuna:

Greek Mythology Meme | Six Olympians [ 2 / 6 ]: Ares

Amors-jewellers. Fresco from the dinner hall of House of the…

Amors-jewellers. Fresco from the dinner hall of House of the Vettii in Pompeii. 60—79 CE  [x]

Eros and peacock. Fresco from the House of the Trojan Sacellum….

Eros and peacock.
Fresco from the House of the Trojan Sacellum. Second style. Ca. 80—20 BCE  [x]

Eros stringing the bow. Marble. Roman copy after a Greek…

Eros stringing the bow.
Marble. Roman copy after a Greek bronze original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE  [x]