Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Figure 173

Kunsthistorisches Museum
(no. IX A 79)
Photograph by James Steakley, PD
Roman cameo of Gemma Augustea (AD 9–12). A depiction of Emperor Augustus and Dea Roma seated on a bisellium surrounded by goddesses and allegories.

Figure 172

© 2017, David E. Graves, ECM
Special armchair of honor (poedria) at ground level in the theater of Priene, with profile in the form of lion’s paws

Figure 171

LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art
William Randolph Hearst Collection
(no. 50.33.14)
Photograph courtesy of © Museum Associates
The marble Lansdowne throne of Apollo (Roman late first cent.).

Figure 170

Archaeological Museum of Zaragoza, Spain
Photograph by Ecelan, PD
Reproduction of a triclinium (dining room, Lat. lectus triclinaris) with two couches (κλίνη, klinē) for reclining at meals (first cent. AD; see Fig. 91)

Figure 169

Photography by Dmitry Rozhkov, PD-art
Oil on Canvas painting of The Light of the World (Manchester version) by William Holman Hunt (1851–1856).

Figure 168

Allard Pierson Museum
Inv. No. APM 3422
Courtesy of Near EMPTiness
Roman bronze wine-strainer found near Nijmegen in the River Waal. First cent. AD, made possibly in Campania.

Figure 167

Photograph by Aldo Ardetti, PD
Thermopolium in Herculaneum. Most cities in Asia would have had a thermopolium where hot drinks could be purchased at stands along the street, such as were discovered at Herculaneum and Pompeii.

Figure 173

Kunsthistorisches Museum (no. IX A 79) Photograph by James Steakley, PD Roman cameo of Gemma Augustea (AD 9–12). A depiction of Emperor...