Marble Curulian armchair, Bedstead, Iron suitcase, Terracotta casting vessel, Four-legged table.
Classical Antiquity. Footwear. Fashions and Customs. Calceus, Ocrea, Caliga, Campagus, Crepida, Solea, Pero, Ceremonial shoes, Runner’s boots, Lace-up shoe.
Paestum is a greek ruined site recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Campania region in the province of Salerno in Italy.
Antiquities and Works of Art. Ancient specimens of Roman and Grecian Mosaic Glass. Amphora, Cruche, or Œnochœ, small Bottle, ribbed Cup.
During the reign of the Sassanids, who ruled the Neo-Persian Empire from 250-650 AD and were distinguished by their love of luxury, the arts, especially those of weaving, reached a high level of perfection.
Roman legionary. Reconstructed after reliefs of the Trajan’s Column.
The Greek dance usually took the form of those slow measured movements which Simonides described as “silent poetry”.
The Ionic dress is more ornamental and richer than the Doric. This style became popular later in Greek history and was more complicated.
Decoration, taken from various periods of Greek Art. Specimens of Antefix, Meanders, mosaic-work. Frieze and corona ornaments.
Ionic dress. Compared to modern dress, it was an easy, comfortable, simple style of clothing.