Roman art

After half a century, the Musée du Pays Châtillonnais has been reunited with a first-century Bacchus statue. First unearthed by archeologists in 1894 at the Roman Vertillum site, the bronze figure…
British Museum Curator Thorsten Opper tells us what clues to look out for when faced with a Roman portrait and explains how to envision the whole object from studying only a part. Put yourself in the…
Mid-April, Italian authorities announced the rediscovery of a first-century Roman statue, missing for nearly a decade. Two off-duty art policemen spotted the artwork while perusing a Belgian antique…

 

The Column of Trajan, attributed to the architect Apollodorus of Damascus, was completed in 113 A.D. and stands at 126 feet tall. Here is the history of this iconic Roman monument.

A new exhibition at the British Museum explores how the epic has been reshaped and reinterpreted over three millennia.
A cache of silver left behind by the Roman Gauls reveals a complex and diverse Roman Empire.