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Detail from the fresco Numa Pompilius institutes the cult of the Vestals by Cavalier d'Arpino (1636-1640) CE in the Hall of the Horatii and Curiatti
by mharrsch on Flickr
portion of a Roman fresco
Antonio Pollaiuolo - Portrait of a young Lady, detail (1470-75). Italian #fashion was quite different from that of Middle and Northern Europe of the same period. Compare this to the portrait by Memling painted at the same time.
Musician with tympanon,detail of a Roman mosaic, Villa del Cicerone, Pompeii by Asoka
Cavalry Helmet Mask Roman 75-125 CE Bronze
A Roman Bronze Head of a Hound, Probably a Handle Terminal | 2nd cent CE
Roman War God Mars 3rd Century CE
Pot with jaguar and fishes Central Maya area Late Classic Maya 600-900 CE Earthenware, via Flickr.
Horses on Folding Tripod Roman 250-300 CE Bronze (2)
Detail of a fresco found in Pompeii ” Eros Punished by Venus.” National Museum, Naples, Italy.
architectural details - columns and capitals at St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Italy "is the most famous of the city's churches and one of the best known examples of Byzantine architecture."
Mummy portrait of Elderly Man Flanked by Egyptian Gods Egypt Roman 250 CE Tempera on sycamore
Carolingian fresco - 'Herod's Feast' Monastery of Saint John in Müstair, Switzerland (photo by renzodionigi, via Flickr)