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Type A amphora by Exekias

I have been waiting to talk about this amphora for a while. This is my absolute favorite Greek artwork and I don’t want to get lost in explanations. 609 more words

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Our Last Full Day in Italy - A Day in the Vatican

We awoke to yet another rainy day but we weren’t going to let a little rain hinder our plans. As we approached the entrance to the Vatican Museum the crowds started getting thicker, and it was only 8:30 AM! 1,234 more words

Musei Vaticani

The astounding Sistine Chapel, the apartments frescoed by Fra Angelico, Raphael, and Pinturicchio, some ten museums that include collections of Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman antiquities, the renaissance and modern art, and the lush gardens — all make up the magnificent… 61 more words

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Vatican Staircase

Location: Vatican Museum, Rome

This beautiful staircase is the exit of the Vatican Museum in Rome, Italy.

2 Days in Rome - Vatican

After Lisbon, we had two more days to travel around before my school started again. While we were planning the trip we’ve discussed many different cities to end our travels for the break, and we decided to go to Rome. 473 more words

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Timing is Everything.

Today we had our first lecture with Dr. Paolo Alei – a phenomenal art historian who teaches here in Rome. Sadly, we have limited time with Paolo – he’s teaching in 5 different classes, but booked some room in his schedule to connect with us this week and next.   334 more words

seeing Rome

Rome, Italy: July 19, 2014 – July 21, 2014

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