Theatre Masks, Roman Mosaic
Roman Mosaic depicting theatrical masks of Tragedy and Comedy, 2nd century CE, from Rome. (Palazzo Nuovo, Capitoline Museums)
Roman Balance Weights
Roman bronze balance weights. Probably used by a goldsmith or chemist. Imperial period. (Archaeological Museum, Como, Italy)
Roman Villa Borg - Reconstructed Caldarium
The faithfully reconstructed and fully functioning caldarium (hot bath) of the Roman Villa Borg in Germany.
Holzhausen Roman Limes Fort, Germany
The Roman Limes fort at Holzhausen in Rhineland-Palatinate (Germany) is one of the best-preserved forts. It was erected in the mid-3rd century CE during the reign of Caracalla (r. 211-217 CE) and used until the abandonment of the limes in...
Roman Gold Pendants
Roman gold pendants depicting various emperors. The far left pendant shows Hadrian (119-132 CE), the central shows Severus Alexander (222-235 CE), and the right example shows Gallienus as Mars (253-268 CE). (Palazzo Massimo, Rome)
Roman Food Shop Reconstruction
A reconstruction of a Roman thermopolio or hot food and drink shop. (Archaeological Museum, Aosta)
Roman Bridge over the Rubicon River
Roman bridge over the Rubicon river located in Savignano sul Rubicone. The Rubicon has been one of the world’s most famous rivers ever since Julius Caesar crossed it in 49 BCE. However the bridge does not date from Caesar's times. It was...
Roman Bronze Scales
Roman bronze balance. Probably used by a goldsmith or chemist. Imperial period. (Archaeological Museum, Como, Italy)
Roman Theatre, Orange
The 1st century CE Roman theatre of Arausio (Orange, France) which once had a capacity of around 9,000 seats.
Roman Magistrate's Toga
A marble statue of a Roman magistrate wearing a toga. 1st century CE, Empuries (Emporiae), Spain. (Archaeological Musuem, Empuries)