Monthly Archives: March 2011

Altar of the Lares – Augustan- Julio Claudian Period- Joe Geranio

  Altar of the Lares – Augustan- Julio Claudian Period Altar of the Lares. In the center, Augustus as augur with the lituus; at left, Gaius or Lucius Caesar; at right, a female member of the imperial family, probably Julia … Continue reading

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Ara Pietatis Augustae- Julio Claudian Period- Caligulan/Claudian? Joe Geranio

Julio-Claudian Reliefs from reign of Claudius, 41-54 CE Reliefs that have been associated with Ara Pietatis Augustae (Altar of Augustan Piety), Campus Martius, Rome; Kleiner, figs. 118-120. Processional figures in togas, including flamen, to be identified as Silanus, or Caligula … Continue reading

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Temple of Mars Ultor Claudian Date- Joe Geranio

Dated sometime to Augustus and even Hadrian, I would suggest the article by F. Albertson AJA (1987):  The well-known Roman historical relief depicting a procession of togate figures in front of a Corinthian decastyle building is reexamined. The Claudian date … Continue reading

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Algiers Relief with Divus Julius Caesar- Joe Geranio

Algiers Relief with Divus Julius Caesar- Courtesy Prof. Pollini- Augustan Date The Algiers Relief with Mars, Venus and Divus Julius………….Algiers Archaeological museum. (On the Algiers relief Amor is holding Mars’ sword up to Venus!!) The pairing of Venus (presented as … Continue reading

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A Marble Relief with the Princeps Tiberius- Julio Claudian Dynasty- Joe Geranio

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced the sale of Antiquities on June 10, which will offer over 150 lots with a stunning selection of Roman marbles, Greek helmets and vases, and Egyptian art. The highlight of the sale is a rare … Continue reading

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Vicomagistri Relief Julio Claudian Period- Joe Geranio

Vicomagistri relief Julio Claudian Period a relief from a statue base which depicts the Vicomagistri (freedment magistrates associated with the imperial cult) carrying the Lares and genius of the emperor to a sacrifice. Its style is more crowded and the … Continue reading

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Julio Claudian Family Members Inscription- Joe Geranio

CIL 06, 40307 = AE 1996, 00246 Imp(eratori) Caisari divi f(ilio) / Augusto / pontifici maximo co(n)s(uli) XI / tribunicia potestat(e) XI // Neroni Claudio divi / Claudii f(ilio) / Germanici Caisaris n(epoti) / Ti(beri) Caisaris Aug(usti) pron(epoti) / divi … Continue reading

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