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arjuna-vallabha:

Maenad and Silenus, etruscan terracota
haru-mejiro:

Plaster cast of the ‘Large Herculaneum Woman’ 
Copy of 1st c. CE Roman marble ‘copy’ (of a Greek ‘original’) in the Dresden Museum, Germany.
Origin of plaster cast unknown.
George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum
Springfield, Massachusetts
Source: Flickr / dandiffendale
fabamsum:

Depiction of a Maenad, follower of Dionysus. Found in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
templeofapelles:

roman fresco painting of a Maenad
mappae-mundi:

Formiae, Hormiae prius dictae olim, sedes antiqua Lestrigonum (“Formia, prima detta, un tempo, Hormiae, fu antica sede dei Lestrigoni”).
I Lestrigoni sono un popolo leggendario di giganti antropofagi, citati nell’Odissea come distruttori della flotta di Ulisse (della quale si salva solo la nave dell’eroe)
oldoils:

Capriccio view of the antic Rome (detail) Watercolour on paper laid down on canvas  H. 692 mm ; W. 1025 mm - ca. 1785 Abraham-Louis-Rodolphe Ducros (Moudon 1748 - Lausanne 1810)
art-through-the-ages:

Female personification (Tellus?), panel from the east façade of the Ara Pacis, Rome, Italy,13–9 B.C. Marble, approx. 5’ 3” high.

The ruins of Ancient Messene

(Source: last-of-the-romans, via robcalfee)

didoofcarthage:

Vase with Erotes and acanthus (and detail)

South Italian, Hellenistic Period, 225-200 B.C.

terracotta 

Walters Art Museum 

(Source: art.thewalters.org, via robcalfee)