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Dying Gaul

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A sculpture of a Gaul, identifiable by his torque around the neck, possibly his sword and horn, as well as his mustache. He is otherwise naked and more leaning than sitting down, looking towards the ground or perhaps as it his weapon. He is dying and has a sword wound on the right side of his chest. Now in the Capitoline Museum in Rome.

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Domus Aurea

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Frescoes that have been uncovered on the ceilings of the Domus Aurea. The Domus Aurea is the Golden Palace of Nero and is currently an archaeological site as it exists underground at Via della Domus Aurea on the Oppian Hill. It was known for its extravagance and excess. It was buried under other structures after Nero's death.

Flavian Amphitheatre (Colosseum)

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This amphitheater was built by Vespasian in 70 A.D. and was completed in 80 A.D. It is located in the city center of Rome at Piazza del Colosseo, 1, and is next to the Roman Forum. It was built as a way for Vespasian to give back to the people, or at least make a showing of giving back, in order to lessen their hatred of imperial power and also to…

The House of Loreius Tiburtinus or of Octavius Quartio

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This image shows the hortus, garden and water canals of the House of Loreius Tiburtinus or of Octavius Quartio in Pompeii

The House of Loreius Tiburtinus or of Octavius Quartio

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This image shows the triclinium of The House of Loreius Tiburtinus or of Octavius Quartio in Pompeii

The House of Vetutius Placidus in Pompeii

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This image shows the taberna situated in front of the House of Vetutius Placidus

The House of Menandro in Pompeii

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This image shows the fauces and atrium of a Pompeiian domus

The House of Venus in the Shell

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This image shows the colonnaded peristyle of the House of Venus in the Shell in Pompeii

The House of the Faun

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This image shows the gardens of the House of the Faun in Pompeii

The House of the Faun

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This image shows the Alexander Mosaic situated in the House of the Faun in Pompeii