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Choose from 359 pictures in our Roman Empire collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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Sarcophagus, c. AD 100-125. Creator: Unknown

Sarcophagus, c. AD 100-125. The front of this sarcophagus, or coffin, is decorated with a series of scenes about the mythical Greek hero Orestes, shown three times wielding a short sword. In the center he stands over the body of his mother Clytemnestra, and at the left over the body of her lover Aegisthus. Orestes has murdered both of them to avenge the death of his father Agamemnon, king of the Greeks, who had left home many years earlier to fight in the Trojan War. Upon returning to his kingdom, he found his unfaithful wife with her lover Aegisthus. These two then killed Agamemnon and Orestes vowed that when he became a man he would seek revenge. At the far left is Agamemnon's tomb with Greek Furies (avenging spirits) resting upon it. At the far right, Orestes visits the shrine of Apollo at Delphi (marked by the tripod and rock) to atone for the murders. The front of the lid is decorated with four reclining women who symbolize the seasons. From left to right they are: Autumn, Summer, Spring, and Winter. On the short sides are winged, bearded griffins (half-lion and half-eagle). The sarcophagus was probably made for an upper-class tomb outside Rome.

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'Otho', (32-69AD), 1830. Creator: Unknown

'Otho', (32-69AD), 1830. Otho (32-69AD) Roman emperor for three months, from 15 January to 16 April 69, a noble from the Etruscan family, friend and courtier of Nero, he allied with Galba who he murdered, and was second emperor of the Year of the Four Emperors until the Battle of Bedriacum after which he committed suicide and Vitellius took his place. From "Biographical Illustrations", by Alfred Howard. [Thomas Tegg, R. Griffin and Co., J. Cumming, London, Glasgow and Dublin, 1830]

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'Commodus', (161-192 AD), 1830. Creator: Unknown

'Commodus', (161-192 AD), 1830. Commodus (161-192 AD) Roman emperor with his father Marcus Aurelius from 177 to his father's death in 180, and solely until 192. On tour in the Marcomannic Wars he was the youngest consul in Roman history. From "Biographical Illustrations", by Alfred Howard. [Thomas Tegg, R. Griffin and Co., J. Cumming, London, Glasgow and Dublin, 1830]

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