The Venus of Arles, discovered in several pieces in the Roman theatre at Arles (France). The statue dates to the end of the 1st century BCE. It is on display at the Louvre, Paris.
The Alexander Mosaic, dating from circa 100 BCE, depicts the Battle of Issus (333 BCE) between Alexander the Great and Darius III of Persia. The mosaic adorned one of the exedras on the north side of the peristyle of the House of the Faun in Pompeii. The original is preserved in the Naples National Archaeological Museum.
Marble statue of a naked Venus crouching at her bath, 2nd century CE (Antonine period). It is a Roman version of an original from the Hellenistic period. (British Museum)
The Temple of Apollo in Pompeii, looking north towards the altar, podium and cella. Etruscan bucchero were found in the area of the temple testifying the existence of the cult of Apollo in Pompeii as early as the 5th century BCE. The ground plan of the temple we see today dates from the 2nd century BCE. It was frequently remodelled up until its final restoration after the earthquake of 62 CE.
The Triumphal Arch of Orange (Roman Arausio) was built during the reign of Augustus (27 BCE - 14 CE) on the Via Agrippa to Lyon (Roman Lugdunum).
Roman bust of Alexander the Great, excavated from the ruins of Herculaneum. (Blenheim Palace Oxfordshire, UK)
The Antinous Farnese (named after its one-time owners the Farnese family), 130-138 CE, Naples Archaeological Museum.
Marble bust of Antinous as Dionysus, from Rome, 130-140 CE. (British Museum)
Bust of Antinous, 130-140 CE, from Rome. (Altes Museum, Berlin)