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Image collection Octavia Minor, Livia Drusilla, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, Papyrus signed by Cleopatra VIII of Egypt, Augustus of the Prima Porta, original in the Vatican, Augustus of the Prima Porta, coloured cast in the Ashmolean

Click on each of the images to see a full size version. OCTAVIA MINOR Photo © S.P. Kershaw Portrait of Octavia Minor, copy from the original...

Ancient history, Roman art, Rome view
Image collection Wall Painting, Villa Oplontis, Wall painting, Villa Oplontis, Wall painting, Villa Oplontis, Wall painting, Villa Oplontis, Wall painting, Villa Oplontis, Wall painting, Villa Oplontis

These wall paintings come from Villa Oplontis, a.k.a. Villa Poppaea. It is regularly associated with Poppaea Sabina. Oplontis appears on the...

Nero, Poppaea Sabina, Villa Oplontis, Ancient history, Interior design, Roman art, Wall painting, Pompeii view
Image collection Portrait of Vespasian, Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome., Portrait of Vespasian, Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome., Gold coin portrait of Vespasian, Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

Portraits of Vespasian, Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

A shrewd, plain-speaking man with a nice line in self-...

Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, History, Roman art, Vespasian, Year of the Four Emperors view
Image collection Valens or Honorius, Capitoline Museum, Rome

A photograph of a bust of Valens or Honorius, Capitoline Museum, Rome.

Ancient rome, Late Roman, Roman art, Roman empire, Emperors, Valens, Honorius view
Image collection Agrippa, Gaius & Julia, Tiberius, The Ara Pacis, The Ara Pacis, The Campus Martius Complex, Obelisk , Obelisk, Frieze from the Ara Pacis, Relief panel from the Ara Pacis: Aeneas making a sacrifice, Relief panel from the Ara Pacis: A figure who may be Tellus ..., The Sebasteion , Relief panel from the Sebasteion

AGRIPPA, GAIUS & JULIA Photo © S.P. Kershaw Figures often identified as Agrippa, his son Gaius, and his wife Julia, as depicted on the Ara...

Rome, Latin, Roman art, Roman architecture view
Image collection The Portland Vase, The Portland Vase, The Portland Vase, Blue jasperware copy of the Portland Vase. Wedgwood c. 1791., Black jasperware copy of the Portland Vase. Josiah Wedgwood & Sons, c. 1790., Black jasperware copy of the Portland Vase. Josiah Wedgwood & Sons, c. 1790.

The Portland Vase is a cameo glass vessel which was probably made in Rome circa 15 BCE - 25 CE. It is unquestionably one of the finest surviving...

Portland Vase, Cameo, Roman art, Octavian, Cleopatra, Mark Antony, Theseus, Sir William Hamilton, Wedgwood, 18th century, Collectors, vases, Ancient rome, Roman empire, Jasperware view
Image collection Poppaea Sabina, Poppaea Sabina

Many statues were housed in the Temple of Hera at Olympia. This one of (probably) Poppaea Sabina as a priestess is of very high quality.

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Poppaea Sabina, Ancient history, Classics, Nero, Roman, Roman art, Olympia view
Image collection 3rd century CE mosaic pavement showing the four factions (Reds, Blues, Greens and Whites). Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome., 3rd century CE mosaic pavement. Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

This 3rd century CE mosaic pavement shows the four factions (Reds, Blues, Greens and Whites). Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme,...

Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, Nero, Roman art, Mosaics, Chariot racing view
Image collection Constantine, Constantine, Constantine, Constantine, Constantine

These over-life-size statues of Constantine are currently displayed in the Capitoline Museum, Rome.

Constantine, Late Roman, Roman art, Ancient rome, Portraiture, Early Christian, Christianity, Emperors view
Image collection 1. Julius Caesar, 2. Augustus, 3. Tiberius, 4. Gaius 'Caligula', 5. Claudius, 6. Nero, 7. Galba, 8. Otho, 9. Vitellius, 10. Vespasian, 11. Titus, 12. Domitian

Click on each of the images to see a full size version. 1. JULIUS CAESAR. Photo © S.P. Kershaw, 2011. Bronze and red marble, from the Ludovisi...

Ancient history, Latin, Rome, Roman art, Numismatics view
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