British priestesses. Roman era 3rd century.
Statue of Roman Emperor Julian in 360. Julian in 360 proclaims at the Palais des Thermes. Was found in 1850. Statue de l’empereur Julien, proclame en 360 au palais des Thermes.… Read More
Herodias. A Mirror of Fair Women. Theodore Child, in “A Mirror of Fair Women,” published in “Harper’s Bazaar,” says: “The women of the Idumean family of the Herods are famous… Read More
The Death of Virginia AFTER the decision had been given that Virginia was the slave of Marcus, and therefore subject to the will of her master, Virginius, her father, drew… Read More
Gallic Roman temple in honor of Augustus in 1st century BC at Lugdunum. France – le temple qui fut élevé en l’honneur d’Auguste au IVème siècle par les soixante peuples… Read More
Gallic period—Woad, or the pastel — Tunics and boulgètes — “Mavors” and “Palla” — Cleanliness of the Gallic women — The froth of beer or kourou — The women of Marseilles; their marriage-portions — Gallo-Roman period — The Roman garment — The stola — Refinement of elegance — Extravagant luxury of women — Artificial aids — A vestiaire or wardrobe-room of the period — Shoes — Jewels and ornaments — The amber and crystal ball — Influence of the barbarians.
Roman legionary in full armor. Reconstructed after reliefs of the Trajan’s Column (Completed in AD 113). With the addition of original artefacts of the same period.
Gladiators in the Colosseum at ancient Rom. “Pollice Verso”. Painting by Jean-Léon Gérôme.
Greek tragedy and comedy masks Greek pottery
The Roman Paenula. The cowl or hood. Ancient roman traveling cloak. The Paenula was a bell-shaped garment, worn in inclement weather. In most cases it was closed all round, but occasionally… Read More