ancient Rome

An Introduction to the Drunken Satyr, A Rare Roman Bronze Being Studied and Conserved at the Getty Villa
J. Paul Getty Museum conservator William Shelley and preparator Rita Gomez assure the sculpture’s arrival in the Getty Villa conservation studios. Drunken Satyr, 1st century BC–1st century AD, Roman. Bronze, 137 cm high. Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, inv. 5628. Reproduced by agreement with the Ministry of Cultural Assets and Activities and Tourism. National Archaeological Museum of Naples – Restoration Office. Photo: Sarah Waldorf

An Introduction to the Drunken Satyr, A Rare Roman Bronze Being Studied and Conserved at the Getty Villa

A rare ancient Roman sculpture receives in-depth conservation treatment.

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PODCAST: Cultural Exchange between Egypt and the Classical World
Bust of Julius Caesar, 100s B.C., Romano-Egyptian. Green basalt, 17 5/16 × 10 1/4 × 9 13/16 in. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung. Photo: bpk Bildagentur / Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung / Art Resource, NY

PODCAST: Cultural Exchange between Egypt and the Classical World

Take a curator-led tour of this exhibition on cultural exchange and art in ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome.

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