roman relief

Head of Mars Ultor (Mars the Avenger), modeled after sculptural representations from the Temple of Mars Ultor in the Forum of Augustus.  Artist unknown; 2nd cent. CE.  Now in the Palazzo Altemps, Rome.  Photo credit: Carole Raddato.

Funerary stele of a Greek-speaking Egyptian named Elemon (Ἐλέμων) from Lycopolis, depicting the deceased in traditional Egyptian dress, being escorted by Hathor and Anubis to Osiris.  Artist unknown; 1st cent. CE (Roman period).  Now in the Louvre.

Ancient Greek marble relief depicting Apollo and Artemis, thought to be a copy of a dedicatory relief on the Athenian Acropolis.  Artist unknown; ca. 50 BCE (late Hellenistic/Roman).  Now in the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore.  Photo credit: Walters Art Museum.