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.
Relief from Arch of Titus, Triumphal procession celebrating the crushing of the Jewish revolt in 70 AD. By Titus. Prominent among the spoils is the menorah, seven branched lamp-holder from the temple of Jerusalem. Rome
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.
Agrippina the Younger crowns her son Nero in a detail of the Sebasteion of Aphrodisias, an ancient Roman relief dated to c. 45 CE. Currently located in the Aphrodisias Museum. Photo taken by F. Tronchin.