DescriptionThe portrait head of this sculpture originates from an original sculpture type depicting Antinous as the Roman god of Wine,Dionysus, as identified as his crown of a wreath of ivy. The rest of the bust is a modern addition to which the head is fixed to. The full figure version can be ..
The Elephant and Obelisk are the base of the smallest obelisk in Rome with a height of 5.47 meters:Nowadays there are 12 old obelisks in Rome. The sculpture was designed by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini.Opening date: 1667..
Head of a Ram at The Réunion des Musées Nationaux, ParisDescriptionThis head of a ram is a decorative section of a much larger (approx. two metres tall) vase on display at The Louvre, Paris. The vase was part of a pair, which is now missing, was commissioned by the general director of the build..
DescriptionThe subject depicted in this sculpture can easily be defined by the strong and beautiful facial structure and style of hair integral to The Greek goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite. From what larger sculpture this bust originates is unclear but chances are it is modern adapti..
Description:This sculpture can easily be defined by the strong facial structure and tied back hair as Venus, the Roman goddess of love and beauty. From what larger sculpture this bust originates from is unclear but it could be a variant of the Venus de Milo or a section of The 'Venus and C..
DescriptionThis fragmentary head comes from an over-life-sized portrait bust or statue of Lucius Verus, co-emperor with Marcus Aurelius (AD 161 - 180). At the beginning of his reign, Verus was sent to the East to direct military operations against the Parthians, and although the war was co..
The Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius is an ancient Roman equestrian statue on the Capitoline Hill, Rome, Italy. It is made of bronze and stands 4.24 m (13.9 ft) tall. Although the emperor is mounted, it exhibits many similarities to standing statues of Augustus...