Masque d'esclave de la nouvelle comédie

Slave mask of the New Comedy

Masque d’esclave de la nouvelle comédie, 2ième siècles av J. -C. au musée national archéologique d’Athènes. Probablement les ancêtres de Pantalon et Polichinelle, les personnages du Néa Grecque étaient comme ceux de la Commedia Dell’arte,…

Cratère à volutes Stabies

White marble spiral Crater

A volute crater is a large vase of antiquity in which wine and water were mixed. This one, in white marble, was part of the garden furniture of a villa excavated in Stabies in 1749….

Apollon Chigi

Apollo Chigi

The original Greek sculptures are limited and very rare, often very damaged and sometimes having only a written description of their existence, thats why most representations of Greek statue in smaller museums are Roman immitations…