By Metropolitan Museum
The Metropolitan Museum of artwork. Greece and Rome offers the Metropolitan Museums collections of classical artwork, which diversity from early Cycladic items — relationship from approximately 2700 B.C. — to works created in Rome on the time of the conversion to Christianity of the emperor Constantine in A.D. 312. one of the vital examples of Greek paintings offered during this quantity are the Cycladic Harp participant, made in approximately 2700 B.C. Cypriot sarcophagi from the 5th century B.C. an Attic kouros from the 6th century B.C. Roman paintings is represented by way of examples of past due republican wall portray, silver, and glass, and by way of portrait busts or statues of her emperors, their consort and kinfolk, in addition to of nameless citizens—giving us a extensive photo of the types and attitudes favorite in the course of Romes lengthy background.