Articles in this category focus on particular objects, which are examined in close detail and may serve as the jumping off point for further discussion.
A beautiful mosaic from the Roman city of Pompeii depicts a group of musicians playing in the street.
An Egyptian portrait currently in the British Museum is noteworthy for its depiction of a prominent Adam’s apple.
A statue group currently in Naples serves as the start of a brief discussion of tyranny in ancient Athens.
A brief look at a depiction of an armed youth on the inside of a beautiful red-figure cup from Rhodes.
A look at the equestrian statue of Marcus Nonius Balbus that is currently on display at the archaeological museum of Naples.
A beautiful Attic cup, currently in the British Museum, depicts the major labours performed by the hero Theseus.
A beautiful plaque currently in the British Museum depicts Bellerophon on Pegasus fighting the terrible Chimera.
A closer look at one of the statue groups from the Collezione Farnese, originally perhaps by Apollonius of Tralles.
A fresco from Pompeii shows Perseus helping Andromeda after defeating a sea-monster.
The British Museum has many interesting objects from Cyprus, such as this jug depicting a chariot.