Art History - 400 C.E.: Ancient Cultures

Ancient Rome — Reborn — thanks to virtual reality

Did you ever wish you could travel back in time to see ancient Rome at the peak of its glory? Now you can thanks...

Ancient Rome — Reborn — thanks to virtual reality

Did you ever wish you could travel back in time to see ancient Rome at the peak of its glory? Now you can thanks...

The Dying Gaul and the Ludovisi Gaul

Dying Gaul, 1st or 2nd century C.E. (Roman copy of Third Century B.C.E. Hellenistic bronze commemorating Pergamon's victory over the Gauls likely from the...

Rome’s history in four faces at The Met

Portrait of a Man, late 1st century B.C.E., marble, 31.5 x 19.7 x 19.7 cm.; portrait bust of the emperor Gaius, known as Caligula,...

Emperor or athlete? rethinking a modern attribution

Bronze statue of the emperor Trebonianus Gallus, 251-53 C.E., bronze, 241.3 cm high (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Speakers: Dr. Elizabeth Marlowe and Dr. Beth...

Who owns the Parthenon sculptures?

Phidias(?), Parthenon sculptures, frieze: 438-432 B.C.E., pediment: c. 438-432 B.C.E. and metopes: c. 447-32 B.C.E., an ARCHES videoSpeakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth...

Plunder, war, and the Horses of San Marco

Horses of San Marco (ancient Greek or Roman, likely Imperial Rome), 4th century B.C.E. to 4th century C.E., copper alloy, 235 x 250 cm...

The Seated Scribe

The Seated Scribe, 4th or 5th Dynasty, c. 2500 B.C.E., Old Kingdom Egypt, painted limestone, rock crystal, copper, wood, 53.7 x 44 x 35...

Phidias, Parthenon sculptures

Phidias(?), Parthenon sculptures, frieze: 438-432 B.C.E., pediment: c. 438-432 B.C.E. and metopes: c. 447-32 B.C.E. Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, source