Art History- 400 C.E.: Ancient Cultures

Ancient Rome — Reborn — thanks to virtual reality

Did you ever wish you could travel back in...

The Dying Gaul and the Ludovisi Gaul

Dying Gaul, 1st or 2nd century C.E. (Roman copy...

Rome’s history in four faces at The Met

Portrait of a Man, late 1st century B.C.E., marble,...

Emperor or athlete? rethinking a modern attribution

Bronze statue of the emperor Trebonianus Gallus, 251-53 C.E.,...

Who owns the Parthenon sculptures?

Phidias(?), Parthenon sculptures, frieze: 438-432 B.C.E., pediment: c. 438-432...

Plunder, war, and the Horses of San Marco

Horses of San Marco (ancient Greek or Roman, likely...

The Seated Scribe

The Seated Scribe, 4th or 5th Dynasty, c. 2500...

Phidias, Parthenon sculptures

Phidias(?), Parthenon sculptures, frieze: 438-432 B.C.E., pediment: c. 438-432...

Palmyra: the modern destruction of an ancient city

A conversation between Dr. Salaam al-Kuntar and Dr. Steven...