The Art Institute of Chicago

The new Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art at the Art Institute of Chicago are well worth a visit. There are many new pieces (on loan or newly acquired) and the best stuff is often hard to photograph (i.e., it’s behind glass).

Entrance to the ancient galleries

Torso of an emperor, ca 100 CE

Warrior relief, 2nd century CE

Seated woman, 2nd century CE

 

Bearded man, ca 215 CE

 

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