Art Through The Ages.

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Chimera of Arezzo, first half of fourth century B.C. Bronze, approx. 2’ 7 1/2” high. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Florence

Chimera of Arezzo, first half of fourth century B.C. Bronze, approx. 2’ 7 1/2” high. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Florence

Capitoline Wolf, ca. 500–480 B.C. Bronze, approx. 2’                7 1/2“ high. Palazzo dei Caonservatori, Rome.

Capitoline Wolf, ca. 500–480 B.C. Bronze, approx. 2’ 7 1/2“ high. Palazzo dei Caonservatori, Rome.

Fibula with Orientalizing lions, from the Regolini-Galassi Tomb,                Cerveteri, ca. 650–640 B.C. Gold, approx. 1’ 1/2” high. Vatican                Museums, Rome.

Fibula with Orientalizing lions, from the Regolini-Galassi Tomb, Cerveteri, ca. 650–640 B.C. Gold, approx. 1’ 1/2” high. Vatican Museums, Rome.

 Diving and fishing,mural paintings in the Tomb of Hunting and Fishing, Tarquinia, ca. 530–520 B.C

Diving and fishing,mural paintings in the Tomb of Hunting and Fishing, Tarquinia, ca. 530–520 B.C

Leopards, banqueters, and musicians, detail of mural paintings in the Tomb of the Leopards, Tarquinia, Italy, ca. 480-470 BCE.

Leopards, banqueters, and musicians, detail of mural paintings in the Tomb of the Leopards, Tarquinia, Italy, ca. 480-470 BCE.

Sarcophagus with reclining couple, from Cerveteri, Italy, ca. 520 BCE. Painted terracotta, approx. 6’ 7” X 3’ 9 1/2”. Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia, Rome.

Sarcophagus with reclining couple, from Cerveteri, Italy, ca. 520 BCE. Painted terracotta, approx. 6’ 7” X 3’ 9 1/2”. Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia, Rome.