A quick look at a number of ancient, marble statues belonging to a collection once owned by Elisabetta Farnese.
Lions play an important part in ancient Greek art and myth from the Late Bronze Age onwards. But did these animals really once exist on the European continent?
A closer look at Ares (known to the Romans as Mars), who wasn’t so much the god of war as he was the god of slaughter and strife.
An interesting, if perhaps not highly informative ancient object, is the so-called Alexander Sarcophagus.
Achilles was inconsolable after the brutal death of Patroclus. But what was the precise nature of the Greek champion’s grief?