Genetic map of Europe with DNA Haplogroups
Etruscan lebes, bronze six headed lebes from the Regolini Galassi tomb, Cerveteri, 7th century B.C. Vatican Museums, Rome
From the Etruscans, the people in Italy before the Romans. A sarcophagus of a married (so happily) couple. See it at Villa Giuglia museum in Rome. I spent an undergrad year in Rome and took an Etruscan art class at the museum. Heavenly.
A referenced map of the Roman Empire at its greatest extent
Detalle de la Columna de Marco Aurelio, Roma
A ROMAN BRONZE BELT BUCKLE CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
Stone relief depicting a delivery of wine and storage of amphorae (2nd cent. A.D. )- Museo della Civilta Romana, Rome,
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Tombstone of a barmaid. Mérida: Museo Nacional de Arte Romano Augusta Emerita: Roman city in western Spain, modern Mérida, capital of the province of Lusitania.
*POMPEII, ITALY ~ Roman civilization, 1st century A.D. – Pompei – Marble relief – Sign of the coppersmith’s shop Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale (Archaeological Museum)