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Ancient Etruria & Rome

Key Work of Art or Architecture

Related Content for Contextual Understanding

29. Sarcophagus of Spouses, Etruscan (520 BCE) Etruscan. Sarcophagus of the Spouses (6)

Etruscan Funerary Art (35)

Comparison: Egyptian Sarcophagi to Etruscan Funerary Objects (22)

31. Temple of Minerva, Veii, Etruscan (c 500 BCE)Veii, Etruscan (c 500 BCE) Etruscan. Temple of Minerva, Apollo Sculpture, Veii (15) Veii (15) Etruscan Art (22)
32. Tomb of the Triclinium, Etruscan (c 475 BCE) Etruscan. Tomb of the Triclinium, Tarquinia (24) Etruscan Funerary Art (35)
39. House of the Vettii, Roman (2nd Century BCE) Roman. Imperial. House of the Vettii, Pompeii (24)

Roman Domestic Architecture beyond House of the Vettii (18)

Architecture: Domestic Architecture through Time (24)

Roman: Examples of Wall Painting beyond House of the Vettii (19)


40. Alexander Mosaic, Roman. (c.100 B.CE) Roman. Alexander Mosaic, House of Faun. Pompeii (6)

Narrative Art (28)

Roman Copies of Greek Originals (14)

42. Head of a Roman patrician (c 75 to 50 BCE) Roman. Republican. Marble. Head of a Roman Patrician (8)
43. Augustus of Prima Porta, Roman (Ea 1st c CE) Roman. Imperial. Augustus of Prima Porta (11)

Portraiture: Power and Authority (35)

Human Body: Male Figural Sculpture (65)

44. Colosseum, Imperial Roman (70 to 80 CE) Roman. Imperial. Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheater) (24) Roman. Imperial: Selected Art & Architecture (28)
45. Forum of Trajan, Roman (106 to 117 CE)

Apollodorus of Damascus. Forum & Market of Trajan. Roman (22)

Apollodorus of Damascus. Column of Trajan. Roman. (32)

Apollodorus of Damascus. Forum of Trajan: Reconstruction & Plans (14)

Roman. Imperial: Selected Art & Architecture (28)

46. Pantheon, Imperial Roman (118 to 125 CE)

Roman, Imperial. Pantheon (24)


Architecture, Sacred Spaces: Centrally-Planned Religious Structures (48)

Roman Pantheon’s Influence: Convention & Innovation (24)

47. Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus, Roman (c 250 CE) Roman. Imperial. Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus (9) Roman. Imperial: Selected Late Roman Art (16)

See Also

Greek, Etruscan, and Early Roman Sculpture (21)

Roman. Imperial: Selected Art & Architecture (28)

Ancient Mediterranean: An Overview (84)

Roman Copies of Greek Originals (14)

Selected Ancient Portraiture (15)