Ancient Roman sculpture, Ludovisi Gaul and his wife, ca. 220 BC.

So-called 'Ludovisi Gaul and his wife' (sometimes also called 'The Galatian Suicide'). Marble, Roman copy after a Hellenistic original from a monument built by Attalus I of Pergamon after his victory over Gaul – BCE.

marble statue

Achilles (head detail) by Innocenzo Fraccaroli Villa Reale di Milano, Italy.

Sculpted head, Marble, A.D. mid-1st century, Pompeii

Marble sculpted head discovered in the ruins of Pompeii. From an exhibit at the Canadian Museum of History.

Colossal Roman Statue Detail of Antinous (lover of Hadrian) as Dionysos-Osiris (ivy crown, head band, cistus & pine cone) -- Marble -- Vatican Museums

Gods and Foolish Grandeur: Antinoüs Braschi, Sala Rotonda, Museo Pio-Clementino, the Vatican

Man - profile, head of Roman sculpture (marble), 2nd century AD, (Ny Carslberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen).

Head of Roman sculpture (marble), century AD, (Ny Carslberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen).

Augustus is considered the first emperor of the Roman Empire, which he ruled alone from 27 BC until his death in 14 AD.

Augustus Caesar (born Gaius Octavius) was the first Emperor of Rome, who assumed rule 17 years after Julius Caesar assassination. Along with Mark Antony, he conquered the senatorial armies and ruled the West portion of the then-growing Roman Empire.

Antinous Mondragone. c.130 AD. Roman. marble. Louvre Museum.

FCBTC / Antinous Mondragone, circa 130 AD (creation) // Antinous Mondragone from the Mondragone villa in Frascati (Italy) owned by the Borghese family.

Greek Goddess of Victory, Nike by Mahealani Palepale. Wing Victory of Samothrace, also identified as the Goddess of Victory, Nike, was discovered by Charles Champoiseau in 1863 on a small island of Samothrace. This immaculate sculpture stands at 3.28m (11 feet) and is erected of Parian marble for the figurine and Gray Lartos marble for the base in which she stands on the bow of a vessel.

Greek Goddess of Victory, Nike

Has anyone noticed that Nike statues are always headless? of Victory! Winged Victory (Nike) of Samothrace, Greek statue (marble), century BC (Musée du Louvre, Paris).

Augustus, 63 BC-14 AD, Roman emperor

Augustus, 63 BC-14 AD, Roman emperor

Augustus, 63 AD, Roman emperor and adoptive son of Julius Caesar. Augustus is considered the first emperor of the Roman Empire, which he ruled alone from 27 BC until his death in 14 AD.

Statue of August from Prima Porta. Marble. Ca. 20—17 BCE. Inv. No. 2290. Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Profane Museum. (Photo by I. Sh.).

Statue of August from Prima Porta. Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, New wing, 14

S6.1 ARTEMIS "DIANA OF VERSAILLES"  Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France   Original / Copy: Roman copy of Greek statue attributed to Leochares ca 325 BC. Restorations by Barthélemy Prieur (1602) and Lange (1808).  Style: Late Classical  Date: C1st - 2nd AD   Period: Imperial Roman

Artemis- Goddess of the moon, hunt, and wild animals, especially the fawn and deer. Twin sister of the God Apollo.

Julius Caesar.

Are You Afraid Of The Ides Of March?

Gaius Julius Caesar was a Roman general, statesman, Consul and notable author of Latin prose. He played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. (Outside the Louvre, Paris)

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