Roman Sculpture

Roman Orator

Rome: City and Empire, National Museum Australia Summer Show

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National Museum of Australia exhibition Rome: City and Empire, opens 21 September – 3 Feb, 2019 showcasing 200 objects from cities of the Empire of ancient Rome

Meroë Head of Augustus – Africa defies Rome, British Museum

Meroë Head of Augustus – Africa defies Rome, British Museum

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The bronze Meroë Head of Augustus, which was excavated by Professor John Garstang (1876-1956) in the Sudan in 1910, has gone on display at The British Museum

Rome: A Legacy from Antiquity that is Alive and Ongoing…

Rome: A Legacy from Antiquity that is Alive and Ongoing…

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Religion, literature and government, as well as its visual art forms could be said to define the character and individuality of any civilization. While the former may change in both attitude and stance, or else fade away, many of those self-same visual art forms, such as sculpture, have remained both…

Roman Sculpture

Roman Sculpture

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The portrait as a record of an individual’s personal appearance is one of the most successful and enduring genres of ancient Roman art. Romans surrounded themselves with the Greek sages, whom they admired and placed them in their homes. Today we would have no difficulty recognizing Julius Caesar from his…