If you have found a spelling error, please, notify us by selecting that text and pressing
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 art showing Venus putting on sandal. Method of creation – Opus sectile. Found in
Pompeii. Currently located in National Archaeological Museum. Naples.
Roman painting on marble of Niobe’s daughters playing knucklebones, from
Pompeii. Now in the National Archaeological Museum in Naples.
Roman terracotta lamp shaped like an altar, from
A little Roman ivory head of gladiator from
Roman fishnet, fishhook and shells, from
Roman fresco showing Prometheus making man. Object found in tomb in
Ostia. Object currently located in Museo della Via Ostiense in Rome.
Roman copy of Hellenistic sculpture of old woman-drunkard. Currently in Capitoline Museum in Rome. The original probably also was made of marble.
Roman gold finger ring. Dated back to III century CE.
Roman bronze tweezers. Dated back to 199 BCE-500 CE.
The only Roman helmet found in Georgia. The object made of bronze was discovered in the village Kvemo Kedi; probably dated to the 1st century CE.
IMPERIUM ROMANUM needs your support!
Your financial help is needed, in order to maintain and develop the website. Even the smallest amounts will allow me to pay for further corrections, improvements on the site and pay the server.
I believe that I can count on a wide support that will allow me to devote myself more to my work and passion, to maximize the improvement of the website and to present history of ancient Romans in an interesting form.
News from world of ancient Rome
If you want to be up to date with news and discoveries from the world of ancient Rome, subscribe to the newsletter.
I encourage you to buy interesting books about the history of ancient Rome and antiquity.
Spelling error report
The following text will be sent to our editors: