November 29, 2011
The Palace of the Legion of Honor has a nice little collection of classical antiquities.
Season sarcophagus, ca. 270 CE
Glass flasks, Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Torso of Hermes, 2nd century CE
Figurine of a dancing woman, Sicily, 2nd century BCE
Cycladic figure, ca. 2500 BCE
Asklepios, 2nd century BCE
July 18, 2010
Lots of beautiful glass objects at the Corning Museum of Glass with plenty of attention paid to the ancient world:
The Morgan Cup (CE 1-50)
Fragment with Eve (4th century CE)
Ribbed Bowl (25 BCE - 50 CE)
Ribbon Glass Cup (25 BCE - CE 50)
Cup signed by Ennion (mid-first century CE)
March 22, 2010
I’d never been there before but apparently it was recently renovated and expanded. Well worth a visit!
Bust of a Flavian or Trajanic man
Spurius family inscription from Cumae, second century BCE
Bust, possibly of a Roman empress, CE 200-225.
Detail of 5th century BCE kylix (drinking cup) featuring man pressing grapes
Glass unguentarium from Fayum region (2nd century CE)