Lamp Bronze House of Marcus Fabius Rufus, Pompeii The monkey forming the handle wears gladiator armour of the type used against the retiarius (net-fighting gladiator). A lamp such as this could be bought at the gladiatorial games as a souvenir.
A muscled cuirass from the tomb of a warrior from Lanuvium ca. Produced in Magna Graecia of bronze with signs of having been paired with both linen and leather. It would have been relatively new when it was entombed with its owner.
German archaeologists have uncovered the preserved horse’s head from a Roman equestrian statue. The life-size statue is gold-plated bronze, and they also found the foot of the rider, thought to be Augustus