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Image for The Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel
In 1996 mosaics were accidentally uncovered during highway construction in the modern Israeli town of Lod, not far from Tel Aviv (see map). Lod is ancient Lydda, which was destroyed by the Romans in a.d. 66 during the Jewish War. Refounded by Hadrian as Diospolis, Lydda was awarded the rank of a Roman colony under Septimius Severus in a.d. 200.
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Teen Advisory Group Member Jamilah writes about what the ideal woman looked like during the Renaissance.
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Past Exhibition

Women Dressing Women

December 7, 2023–March 10, 2024
The Costume Institute's fall 2023 exhibition will explore the creativity and artistic legacy of women fashion designers from The Met’s permanent collection, tracing a lineage of makers from the turn of the twentieth century to the present day by hi…
Image for Valentine's Day and the Romance of Cobwebs
Volunteer Cataloger Nancy Rosin explores a set of rare Victorian valentines from The Met collection.
Image for The Met's *Lucretia* by Raphael, on Loan to Parma
Research Assistant Furio Rinaldi provides context for a drawing of the Roman noblewoman Lucretia by Raphael that is currently on loan to the Galleria Nazionale di Parma.
Image for The Met's Mighty Pipe Organ
Associate Curator Jayson Dobney describes the Museum's Thomas Appleton pipe organ and its journey from Connecticut to Pennsylvania and, finally, the Metropolitan.
Image for The Royal Norman Palace, Palermo
As we continue our journey around Sicily, today we landed in the beautiful port of Palermo and were transported some 1,500 years ahead of where we were yesterday, to the great Norman rule of the island.
Image for Curator Interview: *American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity*
Among the gorgeous garments on display in the exhibition American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity (closing August 15) is an exquisite black evening dress attributed to Madame Marie Gerber of the house of Callot Soeurs. I spoke with Andrew Bolton, curator in the Met's Costume Institute, about the dress's bold design and glamorous, influential owner.
Summer visitors to the Met have only three more weeks—through Sunday, August 15—to view the popular exhibitions Picasso in The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity.
Image for To Conserve The Met's Pipe Organ, We Pulled Out All the Stops!
Assistant Conservator Jennifer Schnitker writes about the restoration of the Thomas Appleton pipe organ. 
Image for Glass inkwell
Date:1st–2nd century CE
Accession Number:17.194.119
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Image for Terracotta inkwell and bronze stylus
Date:1st‒2nd century CE
Accession Number:26.60.34
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Image for Terracotta atramentarium (inkwell)
Date:1st half of 1st century CE
Accession Number:15.139
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
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Medieval Art

Henry Linder (American, Brooklyn, New York 1854–1910 Brooklyn, New York)

Date:1909, cast 1914
Medium:Bronze and silver electroplate
Accession Number:14.77
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Image for Marble statuette of a slave boy with a lantern
Date:1st or 2nd century CE
Accession Number:23.160.82
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 164
Image for Glass pendant in the form of a lamp
Date:4th century CE
Accession Number:17.194.449
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Image for Glass oil lamp
Date:ca. 2nd half of 1st century CE
Accession Number:74.51.286
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Image for Glass inkwell
Date:1st century CE
Accession Number:91.1.1334
Location:Not on view
Image for Roman Art: A Resource for Educators
Thompson, Nancy L., Felicia Blum, Michael Norris, and Edith Watts (2007)

This fully illustrated resource is designed for teachers of grades K–12 and includes a discussion of the relevance of Rome to the modern world, a short historical overview, and descriptions of forty-five works of art from the Museum's collection of Roman art. Lesson plans, classroom activities, maps, bibliographies, and a glossary are also included.

Image for Glass bowl, possibly an inkwell
Date:ca. 2nd–3rd century CE
Accession Number:17.194.124
Location:Not on view