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A Unique Empire
Longevity and Prosperity
The Etruscans
Classical Greece
Regal Rome (753–509 B.C.)
The Early Res Publica (509–264 B.C.)
The Middle Republic (264–133 B.C.)
The Late Republic (133–27 B.C.)
The Principate (27 B.C.–A.D. 337)
The Innovative Coinage of Julius Caesar
Realistic Portraiture in the Republican Period
The Late-First-Century Portrait of a Man
Augustus’ Cultural Achievements
The Imperial Image in a Private Context
The Emperor Caligula
The Museum’s Portrait of Caligula
The Roman Palace of Domitian
Roman Coinage as Propaganda
The Museum’s Coins
The Museum’s Stucco Decoration
The Co-Emperor Lucius Verus
The Museum’s Portrait of Lucius Verus
The Emperor Caracalla
The Museum’s Two Portraits of Caracalla
A New Portrait Type for a New Empire
The Essential Roman Ritual: Sacrifice
Foundation Myths of Ancient Rome
The Myth of Aeneas
Roman Coinage of the Republic
The Coinage of Julius Caesar
Jupiter’s Temple at Rome
The Representation of Jupiter
The Museum’s Relief Head of Mars
Sensual Representations of the Goddess Venus
The Museum’s Venus with a Dolphin
The Roman Household Guardian Spirits
The Museum’s Lar Statuette
The Position of Camillus
The Museum’s Statue
A Change in Roman Funerary Practices
A Roman Industry: Sarcophagus Production
Motifs Used to Decorate Roman Sarcophagi
The Figural Style of the Seasons Sarcophagus
The Sarcophagus in Its Context
A “Typical” Day in the Life
Roman Historical Relief
Statuary as Décor in the Roman World
The Lives of Roman Women
Roman Women Compared with Greek Women
Hairstyles of Roman Imperial Women
1. Bronze Portrait Bust of a Roman Matron
2. Painted Mummy Portraits from Roman Egypt
History of Roman Egypt
Mummy Portraits in Roman Egypt
The Museum’s Mummy Portrait
3. Two Portraits of Women from the Severan Period
Funerary Monuments of Roman Freedmen
The Museum’s Freedmen Funerary Relief
Children in the Ancient Roman World
The Museum’s Bronze Bust of an Aristocratic Boy
A Brief History of the Roman Navy
The Recruitment of Auxiliary Troops
The Significance of the Bronze Diploma
Trade and Transport in the Roman World
Amphorae: The Perfect Storage Vessels
The Museum’s Wine Amphora
Spectacles in the Ancient Roman World
The Museum’s Molded Glass Gladiator Cup
The Museum’s Beaker with Chariot Race
Ancient Roman Education and Literacy
Roman Writing Materials
Roman Wall Painting Decoration
TheCubiculum from Boscoreale
The Museum’s Boscoreale Garland Fresco
Roman Wall Painting and the Third Style
The Technique of Mosaic
Mosaics in the Roman World
The Museum’s Mosaic
The Manufacture of Glass
Cameos and Cameo Glass
The Museum’s Cameo-Glass Plate
The Museum’s Silver Drinking Cups
History and General Background
Selected Online Resources
DVD and Video
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Arte Romana

Arte Romana

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