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The Empire Nerva to Commodus (96-192AD)

Famous funerary stele of a Roman butcher and his book keeping wife.

Rome, 120-150 AD.



Part of a Ceremonial Roman Helmet

Fantastic piece of Roman craftsmanship - Mask, part of a ceremonial Roman helmet, bronze, beginning of 2nd century AD, excavated at site Kostol-Pontes, near Trajan's Bridge, near Kladovo, eastern Serbia. It was created under the strong influence of realistic portraits of Trajan's time, and By its stylistic features, it belongs to Trajanian realism (the transition between the 1st and the 2nd century) and comes from Italic workshops.