Portrait of a Roman, marble, lifesize, c. (Palazzo Torlonia, Rome): the Romans produced the best portrait sculpture that the world has ever seen. Look at this face and you feel like you know this man in all his broken humanity.
The lover of Emperor Hadrian. Hadrian had him deified after his death and ordered statues commemorating his beauty made throughout the Roman empire.
Pied : So-called Artemis of Gabii, design of the footwear. Marble, Roman copy of the reign of Tiberius CE) after a Greek original traditionnally attributed to Praxiteles. Found in 1792 by Gavin Hamilton at Gabii, Italy.
Terracotta statue of Aphrodite, dated to around 2 BC. The birth of Aphrodite. Aphrodite was born from Ouranos’s (the Sky) severed testicles. He had forced himself upon Gaia (the earth), but Cronos saw.