Roman and Greek Art

BLOG THEME: Pics of sculptures, frescoes, mosaics, and other works of art from the ancient Rome and Greece. Also occasional artworks from other cultures if I find them interesting. There will also be links to ancient books/texts, databases and news relating to ancient Rome/Greece. Some of the pics are taken by me but there will be also a lots of reblogging.

NEW:
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ancientart:

1st century Roman gravestone.

Inscription:

T(itus) FLAVIVS BASSUS MVCALAE

F(ilius) DANSALA EQ(ues) ALAE NORI

CORV(m) TVR(ma) FABI PVDENTIS

AN(norum) XXXXVI STIP XXVI H(eres)

F(aciendum) C(uravit)

Translation:

Titus Flavius Bassus, son of Mucala, (of the tribe) Dansali, cavalier of the Noric Ala, division of Fabius Pudens, (died at the age of) 46, after 26 years of service. His heir erected (the grave)

Courtesy & currently located at the Romano-Germanic Museum, Cologne, Germany. Photo taken by Elena.

(via alexchaffey)

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