Ancient art

Choir of the Nuns, Santa Giulia museum

The choir allowed the cloistered nuns to attend the religious services held in the church of San Salvatore. The walls…

5 months ago

Church of Santa Maria in Solario, Santa Giulia museum

The Romanesque chapel of Santa Maria in Solario was built in around the mid-12th century; it is square in plan…

5 months ago

Church of San Salvatore, Santa Giulia museum

The church of San Salvatore is one of the most important surviving examples of Early Medieval religious architecture. The Lombard…

5 months ago

Ancient origin of Casaforte Acaja, Madama Palace

In the basement of Madama Palace, at the level of the Roman foundations, there is the Medieval Lapidary, with stone…

6 months ago

Gothic and Renaissance Collection, Madama Palace

On the ground floor, characterized by fifteenth-century rooms, there are paintings, sculptures, miniatures and precious objects from the Gothic-Renaissance period.…

6 months ago

Carlo Magno goes to War, Madama Palace

The exhibition Charlemagne goes to war, set up in the Medieval Court of Palazzo Madama, presents for the first time…

6 months ago

South Asia and Southeast Asia gallery, Oriental Art Museum in Turin

The South Asia gallery houses collections from three major cultural geographic areas: Gandhara, India and Indochina. Gandhara This collection includes…

6 months ago

Chinese gallery, Oriental Art Museum in Turin

The Chinese gallery now houses works of art from ancient China, dating from 3000 BC to c.900 BC, with Neolithic…

6 months ago

Temple of Hera Lacinia, Agrigento, Valley of the Temples

The Temple of Hera Lacinia(Italian: Tempio Hera Lacinia), or Temple of Juno Lacinia (Italian: Tempio di Giunone), otherwise known as…

6 months ago

Temple of Concordia, Agrigento, Valley of the Temples

The Temple of Concordia (Italian: Tempio della Concordia) is an ancient Greek temple in the Valle dei Templi (Valley of…

6 months ago

Temple of Heracles, Agrigento, Valley of the Temples

The Temple of Heracles (Italian: Tempio di Ercole) is a greek temple in the ancient city of Akragas, located in…

6 months ago

Main Staircase, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Capitoline Museums

The landings on the main staircase that leads to the upper floors feature large historical reliefs which originally were used…

6 months ago

Courtyard, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Capitoline Museums

The courtyard of the Palazzo dei Conservatori has always represented, since the first formation of the Capitoline collections of antiquity,…

6 months ago

Courtyard, Palazzo Nuovo, Capitoline Museums

The large central niche in the end wall features a large fountain with the colossal statue of a River god,…

6 months ago

Boiler Room, Montemartini power plant

This spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters, is dominated by a huge steam boiler fixed to…

6 months ago