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This statue, which experts analyzed to have been made around AD 80,  was discovered in 1512 and is a personification of the Roman river Tiber.  The statue is accompanied by Rome’s legendary twin founders, Romulus and Remus, who were supposedly left to die but was carried to safety by the river and was found and suckled by a she-wolf. 21 more words

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Ancient Beauty Is in Fashion at Prada's Venice Palazzo

The Venice Biennale is a sweeping international survey of contemporary art that happens every two years; free-standing pavillions filled with art curated by individual countries will be on view for the next several months. 775 more words

ROMARCH: Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani (CSIR)

The Classical Art Research Centre (CARC) at the University of Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of a set of webpages for the Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani (CSIR) project:  165 more words


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You guys know I love a quirky print, and this stained glass dress is one of my favorites. I call it my “art history” dress because so much of my art history study has centered around religious artworks. 132 more words


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Having seen real Roman sculptures, this picture takes me back to Turkey. I love the patina on his face as well. 120 more words


The Roman Stones at the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow

I always think that the Antonine Wall is Britain’s most underrated Roman monument. While Hadrian’s Wall is recognised throughout the world as a potent and unmistakeable symbol of Britain’s Roman heritage, its shorter, more northerly counterpart is almost forgotten, despite being viewed today as ‘the most complex and highly developed of all frontiers constructed by the Roman army’ (David Breeze,  461 more words

Antonine Wall