Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco

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



Kos Archaeological Museum

July 6, 2011

The Asklepeion on Kos is a bit underwhelming compared to other Aegean sites but the Archaeological Museum on Kos very nice (though the lighting could stand a few improvements).

Aphrodite & Eros






Asklepios arrives on Kos




Young man