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"Triumph of Poseidon and Amphitrite", detail of a vast Roman mosaic from Cirta, now in the Louvre (ca. 315–325 AD).
Triumph of Amphitrite and Neptune (Poseidon), Roman mosaic, 4th century AD, (Musée du Louvre, Paris).
Triumph of Amphitrite and Neptune (Poseidon), Roman mosaic, 4th century AD, (Musée du Louvre,
Greek Mosaic -- "Triumph of Neptune Amphitrite" -- Circa 315-325 CE -- Discovered in 1842 in Constantine (ancient Cirta), Algeria.
“@TheRomanSoc @GallulaRoma MT @EuropesHistory: 1st century AD Roman mosaic detailing entertainment at games ”
Detail of mosaic, Herculaneum...I love how slight color shade changes this looks like the wall is rippled.
Detail of Roman Mosaic by davetonkin, via Flickr
Detail of Poseidon mosaic from Zeugma
Detail, floor mosaic
prev pinner note: Roman statue of goddes Isis holding a a bucket and a sistrum, ritual implements used in her worship. Marble, 2nd century CE. On display at Musei Capitolini, Rome
The Louvre is huge and filled with histories how can U hate people for trying to steal this fine art.I wouldn't hate them but I would be pissed for them keeping it from the world
Portrait of a Boy, Egyptian, Roman period, c. 2nd century AD...only the wealthy could afford to have paintings of themselves
Vatikanische Museen, Museo Chiaramonti, Frisurenmode im alten Rom 3. Jh. n. Chr. (antique Roman hair style, 3rd century A.C.)