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Grapes and birds by Nick in exsilio

Grapes and birds by Nick in exsilio

Mary, Queen of HeavensMaria Regina del Cielo (Rom, Santa Maria in Trastevere, Apsismosaik (apse mosaic)

22 Mary, Queen of HeavensMaria Regina del Cielo (Rom, Santa Maria in Trastevere, Apsismosaik (apse mosaic)

Nightingale with roses - fragment of garden mural from the south wall, House of the Golden Bracelet, Pompeii.

yama-bato: “ Pompei Casa del Bracciale d’Oro (Insula Ocidentale, House of the Golden Bracelet Roman garden painting, detail, first century A.

painting excavated at Pompeii

The fig tree and the serpent in the garden of Eden. Fikentreet og slangen i Eden´s hage. painting excavated at Pompeii

Grapes and pomegranatets (Detail) - Pirithous, with Hippodamia, receives homage from one of the centaurs, who are guests at his wedding - from Pompeii - Naples Archaeological Museum

Grapes and pomegranates (Detail) ~ Still-Life from Pompeii or Herculaneum ~ Naples, Archaeological Museum

The Wedding of Ariadne, Roman mosaic, 2nd century AD Ariadne is the daughter of King Minos of Crete, She helped Theseus slay...

archaicwonder: “ The Wedding of Ariadne, Roman mosaic, century AD Ariadne is the daughter of King Minos of Crete, She helped Theseus slay the Minotaur while he was on the island and then fled with.

Roman fresco detail with bird and fruit, Villa of Livia, Prima Porta | by raggi di sole

Roman Fresco -- 'Villa di Livia di Prima Porta' -- Century -- House likely named for Emperor Augustus' Wife, Livia Drusilla, & a portion of her wedding dowry.

The Norman Palace in Palermo, Italy. Hall of King Roger II of Sicily - byzantine mosaic in Sassanid style (11th century CE)

A mosaic combining Byzantine style with Persian Sassanid motifs in The Hall of King Roger II of Sicily, Norman Palace, Palermo, Italy. At this time, Sicily was a link between Christian & Muslim cultures.

Fresco, garden painting with two birds, Pompeii.

muirgilsdream: Fresco, garden painting with two birds, Pompeii. I need to find out more about ancient birdbaths.

Cyprus exhibition, Louvre, 2013, fresco of St Demetrios, 12th-13thc, Monastery of Kykkos

Cyprus exhibition, Louvre, fresco of St Demetrios, from Monastery of Kykkos, Troodos Mountains

Fish Mosaic in Pompeii

Octopus, detail from a Roman mosaic. From Pompeii. First floor, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli (Naples National Archaeological Museum), Naples, Italy

Ancient Roman painting from the Villa of the Mysteries, Italy, 60-50 BC

ancientart: Ancient Roman painting from the Villa of the Mysteries, Italy, BC

Anónimo Romano  “Un grajo”

last-picture-show: “ “ “In the intoxication of falling, man was prone to believe himself propelled upward.” Hermann Broch, The Death of Vergil Anonymous Grave Painting in the Ruins of Pompeii ” ”

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