Republican Rome 500 BC – 30 BC.. The costume of the Roman women are very much like the Greek dress.
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Rome. Headgear and hairstyles. Roman fashions after murals and bronzes. The causia, hairnets, wigs, caliendrum.
Roman Empire. Corona triumphalis, Corona obsidimalis, Corona civica, Corona muralis, Corona castrensis, Corona navalis.
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A description of the collection of ancient Marbles in the British Museum by Combe Taylor, London 1861.
Roman artifacts. Antiquities and relics. Representation of the different Roman Buskins and sandals, hairstyles and headdresses, earrings and other jewelry. Encyclopédie published by Denis Diderot and Jean-Baptiste le Rond d’Alembert… Read More
Costumes of Noble Roman women and female slave.
Ancient Roman Clothing. Roman gods, Warrior. Early roman soldier, Diana and Minerva costumes. Classical antiquity, ancient dresses from Italy.
Different helmets of Minerva. Grecian hero helmets. Costume of the ancients by Thomas Hope.