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This month’s sculpture from Hadrian’s Villa is a red-marble statue of a satyr, the so-called “Fauno rosso” (red faun).
The Fauno rosso depicts a satyr, follower of Dionysus, the god of wine. 506 more words
It was 1991 and I had been in Rome for only a couple of months when I found myself in the midst of a HUGE demonstration against the First Gulf War. 123 more words
Art and sculptures from Hadrian’s Villa: Statue of the young god Hermes, known as 'Capitoline Antinous'
This month’s sculpture from Hadrian’s Villa is a marble statue of a young nude, the so-called ‘Capitoline Antinous‘. It was found in 1723/24 during the time when… 322 more words