Saturday, September 29, 2018

Rome: City to Empire Exhibition Part Three










Gold and Silver Coins from the Hoxne Treasure, Hoxne, England, late 4th-early 5th century CE

Selby Coin Hoard, Selby, England, about 180-181 CE












Gold Votive Plaque for the Goddess Senuna, Ashwell, England, 2nd-3rd century CE, Statuette of  a Horse and Rider, Stapleford, England, 2nd-3rd century CE, Lead Curse Tablet, Uley, England, 4th century CE,
Gold Amulet to Assist with Childbirth, England, 100-300 CE


Glass Armlet, Cologne, Germany, 1st-4th century CE, Bone Hairpin
with the Bust of a Woman, Gloucestershire, England, late 1st century CE



Chatelaine Brooch, England, 2nd-3rd century CE, Horse Brooch, England, 1st-4th century CE,
Silver Snake Bracelet, Snettisham, England, 2nd century CE



Copper Alloy Cosmetic Set, Hockwold, England, 1st-3rd century CE


Gold Bracelets from the Hoxne Treasure, Hoxne, England, late 4th-early 5th century CE


Copper Alloy and Enamel Armlet, Drumond Castle, Scotland, about 50-200 CE


Gold Ring Showing Clasped Hands, Mileham, England


Copper Alloy and Enamel Dragonesque Brooch, England, 1st-2nd century CE


Punic Funerary Stele, Carthage, Tunisia, 1st-2nd century  CE


Mosaics of Cupids on Dolphins, Acholla, Tunisia, 150-170 CE


Statue of the Nymph Cyrene Fighting a Lion, Cyrene, Libya, about 120-150 CE


Religious Relief Stele with the Emperor Tiberius Making an Offering, Egypt, early 1st century CE


Child's Sandal, Sheikh Ibada, Antinoupolis, Egypt, 1st-10th century CE






Bust of a Woman Wearing Persian Headdress, probably Rome, Italy, 2nd century CE


Funerary Relief of a Man, Palmyra, Syria, 150-200 CE


Funerary Relief of a Woman, Palmyra, Syria, 200-273 CE


Head from a Statuette of a Roman Emperor, probably Claudius, probably Italy, 1st century CE


2 - Coin of Hadrian, minted in Rome, Italy, 119-120 CE, 3 - Coins of Antoninus Pius, minted in Rome, Italy, 154-155 CE, 4 - Silver Denarius of Carausius, probably minted in London, England, about 287-288 CE, 5 - Gold Medallion of Constantius I, minted in Trier, Germany, 297 CE


Gold, Garnet and Glass Earrings, Italy, 2nd-1st century BCE

Gold, Sapphire, Garnet and Glass Earrings, probably Italy, 2nd-3rd centuries CE


Emerald and Gold Necklace, probably Italy, 2nd-3rd century CE


Amethyst Cameo of Medusa, Rome, Italy, 1st-2nd century CE

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Rome: City to Empire Exhibition Part Two



Female Gladiators Relief, Halicarnassus (modern Bodrum), Turkey, 1st-2nd century CE


Basanite Bath, unknown location, about 150-250 CE


Portrait Bust of the Emperor Caracalla, probably Italy, 212-217 CE


Bronze Strigil (skin scraper), Torre Annunziata, Naples Italy about 50-100 CE and
Bronze Aryballos (oil flask), possibly Italy, late 2nd century CE

Portrait Bust of the Emperor Hadrian, Hadrian's Villa, Tivloi, Italy about 125-130 CE


Pilaster Capital from the Pantheon, Rome, Italy about 118-128 CE


Altar dedicated to Hercules, Rome, Italy, 69-79 CE


Statue of a Priestess, probably from Atripalda, Campania, Italy, about 25-50 CE


Colossal Statue Head of Faustina I, Temple of Artemis, Sardis, Turkey, about 140 CE


Statue Fragment of a Captive Barbarian, Ramleh, Egypt, 160-170 CE


Torso from a Statue of Hadrian, Cyrene, Libya 130-140 CE


Statue of Mithras slaying a Bull, Italy, 2nd century CE


Bronze Decorative Wagon Fitting of a Gladiator, probably Italy, 1st-2nd century CE,  Terracotta Lamp of a Gladiator's Helmet, London, England, probably 1st-3rd century CE and an Ivory Gladiator's Discharge Ticket, Lanuvium, Italy, 88 CE


Terracotta Lamp of a Gladiatorial Combat, Italy, 50-79 CE and of a Chariot Race, probably Turkey, about 25-75 CE


Bronze Decorative Fittings of a Comic Actor's Mask and a Female Tragic Mask, probably Italy, 1st-3rd century CE


Ivory Theatre Ticket, probably Italy, 1st-3rd century CE






Bronze Statuette of Jupiter, probably Italy or France, about 1st-3rd century CE



Bronze Statuette of Jupiter as Serapis, probably Italy, about 1st-3rd century CE


Bronze Female Bust, possibly of Juno, probably Italy, about 1st-3rd century CE


Bronze Statuette of Minerva, probably Italy, about 1st-3rd century CE


Bronze Statuette of Apollo, probably Italy, about 1st-3rd century CE


Bronze Statuette of Ceres, Italy, about 1st-3rd century CE


Bronze Statuette of Diana, probably Italy, about 1st-3rd century CE


Bronze Statuette of Venus, Vaison, France, about 1st-3rd century CE


Bronze Statuette of a Lar (Household God), probably Italy or France, about 1st century CE










Legio XX Valeria Victrix

  Here are some Early Imperial Roman legionaries that I've just finished painting. These have been stuck on the painting desk for a very...