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The Vestibule of Pan and Eros

The Vestibule of Eros and Pan is found in a huge Villa that was built in the 4th century AD, in Sicily. The floors of this villa are…

Bronze Panther – suporting image for goat-fish

This female panther is also a bronze sculpture from the same time frame as the goat-fish hybrid; (1-2nd century AD). This piece is held in the Metropolitan museum…

Big Game Hunt in the Villa Romana del Casale

Supporting Image for the Vestibule of Pan and Eros in the Villa Romana del Casale. This photo shows a part of the 3000 square foot mosaic floor of…

Palm fronds – supporting image for the Vestiuble of Pan and Eros

I chose the palm branch as my supporting image. The girl in the bikini is from the ‘Bikini girls’ scene in the same Ville Romana del Casale as…

Capricorn – supporting image for the sea-goat

This is another fish-goat hybrid from the same ear as the other fish-goat we were to research. This goat-fish hybrid is also made out of bronze and was…

Roman Capricorn Figurine

Roman Capricorn Figurine The figurine is made of solid bronze. It measures 21cm in length, and weighs 900gm. It is from the 1st or 2nd Century CE. It…

Roman Capricorn Figurine Support

The above picture of Steve Minnitt with the Capricorn Figurine gives you a better visual of its size. A person who wants to remain anonymous found the very…

Marble Sphinx

This marble sphinx statue is Roman, and dates back to 120 – 140 CE. It was excavated in Italy at the Villa of Antoninus Pius. The dimensions are…

Griffin Mosaic

This work is a Roman mosaic which is made up of small cubes of glass, coloured lime, or terracotta. This piece was originally created in the 6th century…

Roman Water Gods

This mosaic is a depiction of Oceanus and Tethys. Tethys is the daughter of Uranus and Gaia and Oceanus is the titan god of fresh water. Originally, Oceanus…

Adolescent God of Love

This 157 cm (5.15 feet) tall marble carved statue can currently be found in the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. This statue of Eros – the Greek…

Supporting Image for God of Love

This supporting image shows that there were many roman copies of the same figure or statue. The support structures on many of these different copies varies.

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