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Domitia as Ceres (Demeter), Roman statue (marble), 1st century AD, (Musée d'Art Classique, Mougins).

Domitia as Ceres (Demeter), Roman statue (marble), century AD, (Musée d'Art…

Athene

ATHENA (Roman MINERVA) is the Greek Goddess of wisdom, justice, and war. She is the daughter of Zeus and Metis. She is the patron Goddess of the city of Athens, and is often represented by an owl.

Juno (Hera), Roman statue (marble) copy of Greek original, 1st century AD (original 4th c. BC), (Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples).

Statue of Hera of the Ephesus-Vienna type. Roman copy of the Imperial era century AD) after a Greek Classical original century BC)

Magna Mater / Cybele, Roman statue (marble), 1st century BC, (Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen).

KYBELE (or Cybele) was the great Phrygian Mother of the Gods, a primal nature goddess worshipped with orgiastic rites in the mountains of central and western Anatolia. The Greeks closely identified her with their own mother of the gods, the goddess Rhea.

Statue restored as Urania. Marble. Roman copy of a Greek originals of the 4th century B.C. Inv. No. 293. Rome, Vatican Museums, Pio-Clementine Museum, Room of the Muses.

Statue restored as Urania. Roman copy of a Greek originals of the century BCE. Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Room of the Muses, 57

Marble statue of Flora, from Hadrian’s Villa, Palazzo Nuovo, Capitoline Museums. A relatively minor figure in Roman mythology, one among several fertility goddesses, associated with the coming of springtime. Her festival, the Floralia, was held between April 28 and May 3 and symbolized the renewal of the cycle of life, drinking, and flowers. Her Greek equivalent was Chloris, who was a nymph and not a goddess. Flora was married to Favonius, the wind god, and her companion was Hercules.

Marble statue of Flora, goddess of flowers and the season of spring, Roman artwork from the Imperial period with some modern alterations, fr.

Toga was “national costume” of Ancient Rome, made of a semicircular cloth, draped over the shoulders and around the body. It was usually woven from white wool, and was worn over a tunic. It was also thought to have been worn by both sexes, and by the citizen-military.

The imperial Rome toga, a cloth of 20 ft in length which was wrapped around the body and was generally worn over a tunic

A bronze statue of Artemis wearing a chiton and a bust support with one strap crossing her chest, ca 100 BC

Artemis (Diana), Greek statue (bronze) by Euphranor, century BC, (Archaeological Museum of Piraeus, Athens).

Madame de Pompadour (2nd century Roman sculptures of Apollo Citharoedus...)

Statue of Polyhymnia. Roman work of the century. Rome, Vatican Museums, Pio-Clementine Museum, Room of the Muses.

ancient roman dress peplos

TRENDEFINING: PEPLUM

Woman wearing the chiton. Parian marble, Roman artwork, probably after an Hellenistic model of a Muse playing the lyre. Found in an underground chamber in the Horti Lamiani, Musei Capitolini

Statue of Muse Thalia - Roman period work, marble, circa 2nd AD, at the Vatican Museums, Rome

Statue of Thalia. Roman work of the century. Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Room of the Muses, 59

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