Medusa, ancient Roman mosaic at Bignor Roman Villa, Sussex. (BBC.co.uk)
Greek Villa Kerylos is one of the most extraordinary monuments on the Riviera. Built between 1902 and 1908 in the period the French call the "Belle Epoque", it is a unique reconstruction of an ancient Greek home.
Reconstruction of an Ancient Roman Library, Roma, Italy
This is a cubicula with fresco. "Best Whodunnits in Ancient Rome." Squidoo. MSN, n.d. Web. 25 Sept. 2011. This is from the Metropolitan Museum of Art .
Greek Muses In ancient Greece. The 9 Muses were considered sources of knowledge and providers of inspiration to creators of literature and art. Almost everyone should still have a shrine to honor them. Calliope (Epic Poetry) Clio (History) Erato (Love Poetry) Euterpe (Music) Melpomene (Tragedy) Polyhymnia (Hymns and sacred poetry) Terpsichore (Dance) Thalia (Comedy) Urania (Astronomy)
Statue of Aphrodite, known as the Venus of Arles. Hymettus marble, Roman artwork, imperial period, end of the 1st century BC. Courtesy & currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by Marie-Lan Nguyen
"The strengths of Roman sculpture are in portraiture, where they were less concerned with the ideal than the Greeks or Ancient Egyptians, and produced many very characterful works, and in narrative relief scenes."
Marble statue of a draped woman, Ancient Turkey, 2nd c BCE The British Museum
"Ceres" by Augustin Pajou (c. 1765) The Louvre, Paris