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Curiosities of ancient Rome (Artifact)
The world of ancient Romans abounded in a number of amazing curiosities and information. The source of knowledge about the life of the Romans are mainly works left to us by ancient writers or discoveries. The Romans left behind a lot of strange information and facts that are sometimes hard to believe.
Roman painted glass one handled jug. Dated back to I century CE. Found in Ismant el-Kharab, ancient Kellis, Egypt. Depicting combatant gladiators.
Roman glass head flask. Dated back to 1st-2nd century CE.
Roman erotic mosaic from Timgad (current Algeria), showing black slave. Object dated back to circa I CE.
Roman ships prow ornament made of bronze. Dated back to circa 1st century BCE – 1st century CE.
Roman mosaic showing mice eating a nut. Object located in Vatican Museum. Dated back to reign of
Hadrian (117-138 CE).
Roman mosaic showing pig with porcini. This beautiful mosaic is located in the Vatican Museum, Rome.
Roman wrought iron tripod with a terracotta kist. Found in
Pompeii. Currently located in Archaeological Museum in Naples. Dated back to I century CE.
Roman axe head from an iron. Object found in
Pompeii. Dated back to I century CE. Currently located in Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale.
Roman fresco showing winged creature; probably a griffin. Object found in
Roman glass jug with chain handle. Dated back to III century CE.
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