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prostata:

Etruscan sarcophagus from the 2nd century B.C., one of the many gems of the National Archaeological Museum of Florence (via Ancient Rome)

prostata:

Etruscan sarcophagus from the 2nd century B.C., one of the many gems of the National Archaeological Museum of Florence (via Ancient Rome)

(via mythologer)

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yeaverily:

Detail of the Library of Celsus, completed in 135 AD, Ephesus, Turkey

yeaverily:

Detail of the Library of Celsus, completed in 135 AD, Ephesus, Turkey

(Source: National Geographic, via mythologer)

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Ancient Puppy Paw Prints Found on Roman Tiles →

archaeologicalnews:

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The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archeologists in England.

"They are beautiful finds, as they represent a snapshot, a single moment in history," said Nick…

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aithalia:

→ Poppea’s Villa, Oplontis/Torre Annunziata, Italy

The so-called Villa Poppaea is an ancient Roman seaside villa (villa maritima) situated between Naples and Sorrento, in southern Italy. It is also referred to as the Villa Oplontis, or more precisely as Villa A by modern archaeologists. The villa itself is a large structure situated in the ancient Roman town of Oplontis (the modern Torre Annunziata), about ten meters below the modern ground level. Evidence suggests that it was owned by the Emperor Nero, and believed to have been used by his second and rather notorious wife, Poppaea Sabina, as her main residence when she was not in Rome. [x]

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mythologer:

Neptun Fountain close up, Bologna, Italy

mythologer:

Neptun Fountain close up, Bologna, Italy

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visitheworld:

The tomb of the persian king Cyrus the Great at Pasargadae, Iran (by moocatmoocat).

visitheworld:

The tomb of the persian king Cyrus the Great at Pasargadae, Iran (by moocatmoocat).

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