|Copy of Sosos' Dove Mosaic|
Sosos of Pergamum -- Mosaicist who was only ever mentioned in literary sources (Pliny the elder)
Hephaistion -- Mosaicist who signed his work
|The Lion Hunt by Hephaistion|
Mykonos vase -- early 7th-century pithos (storage jar) with scenes from the Trojan War, including an early representation of the Trojan Horse (Boardman, Oxford History of Classical Art, 35-36)
Chigi vase -- A polychrome vase found in an Etruscan tomb with friezes of mythology and genre scenes
Vitruvius -- wrote a notable book about architecture including invaluable sketches and notations about buildings that no longer exist today.
|Initiation Rites of the Cult of Bacchus|
Initiation Rites of the Cult of Bacchus from the Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii -- Roman trompe l'oeil (painting that looks like real objects) is heavily used in this scene.
|Ixion Being Punished|
The House of the Vettii -- House in Pompeii filled with frescoes including this one of Ixion being punished on a flaming wheel
Cnidian Aphrodite by Praxitiles -- first lifesize reproduction of the nude female form