May 17, 2012
The Nereid Monument, perhaps built by the Lycian dynast Arbinas, is a late 5th century BCE Greek-style tomb from Xanthos (on the south coast of Turkey). Now it’s in the British Museum.
Detail of the large podium frieze
Another detail from the large podium frieze
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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)