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Detail of "the Dying Gaul", a Roman marble from 1st century BC depicting with extraordinary realism the death in battle of a Celtic warrior. Rome, Galleria Borghese.

“Galata morente”: il ritorno a Roma dopo tre mesi trascorsi a Washington

The Orator, c. 100 BC, an Etrusco-Roman bronze sculpture depicting Aule Metele (Latin: Aulus Metellus), an Etruscan man of Roman senatorial rank, engaging in rhetoric. He wears senatorial shoes, and a toga praetexta of "skimpy" (exigua) Republican type.[3] The statue features an inscription in the Etruscan alphabet

The Orator, c. 100 BC, an Etrusco-Roman bronze sculpture depicting Aule Metele…

Minerva. Roman, 2nd Century AD; found on the Esquiline Hill in Rome. Helmet and bust by Carlo Albacini, 1783; from the collection of Charles Townley. Now in the British Museum

Bust of Minerva -- Century CE -- Roman -- Excavated on the Esquiline Hill in Rome -- **Note: Helmet & bust by Carlo Albacini in 1783 -- Belonging to the British Museum, London.

One of the most famous mummies of the Taklamakan Desert is that of “Cherchen Man”. This European’s body was placed in a poplar-wood box, lowered into narrow shaft grave and left for eternity. His body dates back to 1000 BC and DNA analysis has shown that he was a Celt.

This is Cherchen Man. He stood about six feet tall, had light hair and fair skin, and he lived about years ago in what is today the Xinjiang region of western China. He sports facial tattoos. And the world’s oldest surviving pair of pants.

The cuirassed statue of Hadrian from Ancyra’s theatre (Ankara, Turkey)

Hadrian Statue from Troia IX (BC 85 AD found in the Odeon, Troy (Ilium), Canakkale Museum Turkey

Achilles dying | Achilleion Palace | Corfu (Greece)

blu-elettrico: ““ Statue of Achilleús Thnēskōn (Achilles Dying) The gardens of the Achilleion, Corfu, Greece ” ”

Viking Fort Reveals Secrets of Danish King's Elaborate Military Network

Viking Fort Reveals Secrets of Danish King's Elaborate Military Network

Viking Fort Reveals Secrets of Danish King's Elaborate Military Network: The discovery of a Viking-age fortress in Denmark has shed new light on a network of military sites built by the Danish king Harald Bluetooth.

Emperor Caligula, Roman bust (marble), 1st century AD (Art School and Museum, Worcester Mass.).

Emperor Caligula, Roman bust (marble), century AD (Art School and Museum, Worcester Mass.

Marcus Licinius Crassus (Latin: M·LICINIVS·P·F·P·N·CRASSVS[1]) (ca. 115 BC – 53 BC) was a Roman general and politician who played a key role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. Amassing an enormous fortune during his life, Crassus is considered the wealthiest man in Roman history, and among the richest men in all history.

The Rise and Fall of Julius Caesar's Political Life

Marcus Licinius Crassus (ca. 115 BC – 53 BC) was a Roman general and politician who played a key role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.

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