The Palatine Museum (June, 2013)

August 9, 2013

They’ve considerably improved the lighting in much of the Palatine Museum since the last time I was there.

Apollo fresco, Palatine Museum (060113)

Apollo

Asklepios, Palatine Museum INV 1115, ca150 CE (060113)

Asklepios

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Aphrodisias: the Museum

July 8, 2011

The Museum at Aphrodisias is every bit as wonderful as the site itself. Particularly nice are the reliefs from the Sebasteion (so nice not to have to go to Boston, Berlin, or London to see the rest of a site!).

Achilles & Penthesilea, Sebasteion

 

Pythagoras

Pindar

 

Nero & Agrippina the Younger, Sebasteion

 

A goddess inscribing a trophy, Sebasteion

 

Best ancient hair ever?

 

Bellerophon & Pegasus, Sebasteion