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Some interesting types of clay statuettes of the Roman period found in London.

Frank Jenkins

Some interesting types of clay statuettes of the Roman period found in London.

by Frank Jenkins

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  The sculpture is an extraordinary piece of art—the finest work by a Roman-British sculptor ever uncovered in London. In its day, it would have been a public statement of wealth and culture, a. Greek & Roman Statues Welcome the sophisticated, architectural drama of our Design Toscano-exclusive works of ancient antiquity to your garden! We carry many of the very same images found gracing the manicured lawns and lining the grand marble hallways of the finest estates of Europe.

The myth of the white marble started during the Renaissance, when we first began unearthing ancient statues. Most of them had lost their original paint after centuries of exposure to the elements. Ancient Rome, c. 1st - 3rd Century AD. Interesting Roman lead element in the form of a scorpion. Likely a legionary or military adornment, fashioned from a sheet of lead with eight legs represented by two per side with shortened tail and claws; three holes down the .

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9 – Roman Statue of Deus Lunus. At Royal Arsenal Woolwich is a Roman statue of Deus Lunus, from the late Roman period. Deus Lunus was the male counterpart of Dea Luna, female embodiment of the moon. It was dug up by British troops in Alexandria Egypt in and shipped to London.

An exceptionally rare Roman statue has been found on a City of London building site, as experts hail it as among the finest artefacts ever unearthed in Britain By Hannah Furness PM GMT 29 Oct   The team found fine ware in a cistern, including local ceramics of glass lamp fragments and terracotta oil lamps.

A report on the season here says the terracotta lamps are particularly interesting because fragments represent one type of lamp of a type found between Beirut and the ancient city of Caesarea Maritima. The report states. Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three is one of the plastic e sculptural processes originally used carving (the removal of material) and modelling (the addition of material, as clay), in stone, metal, ceramics, wood and other materials but, since Modernism, there has been an almost complete freedom of materials and process.

Since the latter half of the 19th century these have been found in marble statues of the Roman period, some of which appear to imitate or even replicate lost bronzes from a much earlier age. It was Adolf Furtwängler (–) who did most to promote the value of Roman, classicising sculptures in marble as copies of lost works.

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Infour more rooms of the villa were exposed. While two of them had less interesting finds, the third room found four clay storage vessels. In the last room there was a damaged mosaic that represents in its midst the head of a Medusa.

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I photo’d this on my trip to Venice in and found it quite amusing. The torso is clearly a Roman emperor wearing decorative military armour. The head doesn’t fit but is also Roman – possibly the ancient king Mithridates of Pontus. The legs, however, do look medieval. Somehow, the ensemble seems to work.

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