Arq-Grieg~D6.TEMPLO DE SEGESTA.INCONCLUSO.
Segesta, one of the best preserved and most beautiful of all the Greek archaeological sites in the Mediterranean, Sicily, Italy More
Pair of silver scyphi (cups) with relief decoration
Pair of silver scyphi (cups) with relief decoration Roman;Late Republic or Julio-Claudian, late 1st century BC - 1st half of the 1st century AD Drinking cups richly decorate with gilding and repousse reiefs were some of the most prized possessions that Romans aspired to have. They served for both use and show, and they were generally made in pairs. These illustrate the kind of naturalistic ornaments of fruit and foliage - here grapes and vine leaves - that came into fashion in late…
Only intact Roman lamp ever found in UK, after it is restored. The lamp dates to between the 1st and 3rd centuries A.D. The lantern resembles a modern hurricane lamp and the naked flame would have been protected by a thin sheet of horn — now decomposed — that had been scraped until it was translucent.
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Full: Front Bronze lamp-stand in the form of a young naked African male, with his right hand on his hip and his left hand raised to support a lost tray; traces of the lamp-support remain in his palm. His left foot is restored. He is placed upon a circular waisted stand with mouldings, some beaded, and ovolos round its top edge. The stand has three lion's feet; a large patch on its upper surface repairs a casting fault. © The Trustees of the British Museum
Great Tips for Visiting the Vatican City (with 15 Awesome Pictures)
Are you traveling to Italy and the Vatican City? We provide essential tips and a visual taste of the marvels awaiting you with a stunning photo gallery.