Pillar on the North side of the colonnaded courtyard in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. In Roman times, the area of the museum was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC, the so called Crypta Balbi. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century.
Pillar on the North side of the colonnaded courtyard in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. In Roman times, the area of the museum was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC, the so called Crypta Balbi. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century.
Pillar on the North side of the colonnaded courtyard in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. In Roman times, the area of the museum was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC, the so called Crypta Balbi. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century.
Capital of the ancient roman Balbo's theater in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century.
Ground floor dedicated to the evolution of the so called complex of the Crypta Balbi in the centuries in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani.
Model of the so called complex of the Crypta Balbi in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The model represents the evolution in the 17th century with the convent of Santa Catrina dei Funari occupying the 7000 square meters of the archeological area s occupied in the Roman time by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present.
Model of the so called complex of the Crypta Balbi in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The model represents the evolution in the 17th century with the convent of Santa Catrina dei Funari occupying the 7000 square meters of the archeological area s occupied in the Roman time by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present.
Capital of the ancient roman Balbo's theater in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century.
Decoration Fragments originating from the ancient roman Balbo's theater in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century.
Ground floor dedicated to the evolution of the so called complex of the Crypta Balbi in the centuries in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani.
Ground floor dedicated to the evolution of the so called complex of the Crypta Balbi in the centuries in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani.
Ground floor dedicated to the evolution of the so called complex of the Crypta Balbi in the centuries in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani.
Ground floor dedicated to the evolution of the so called complex of the Crypta Balbi in the centuries in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani.
Ceramics found in the archeological area of the so called complex of the Crypta Balbi in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani.
Ground floor dedicated to the evolution of the so called complex of the Crypta Balbi in the centuries in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani.
Ground floor dedicated to the evolution of the so called complex of the Crypta Balbi in the centuries in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani.
Ground floor dedicated to the evolution of the so called complex of the Crypta Balbi in the centuries in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani.
Rests of a wall of Hadrian's time in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century.
Entrance area of the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century.
Entrance area in the ground floor with rests of roman wall in the Crypta Balbi Roman National Museum in Rome, Italy. The Crypta Balbi Museum is housed in a part of the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari's Convent, a complex which includes two houses of medieval origin on Via Botteghe Oscure and the "Barberini dormitory" on Via Caetani. The archaeological excavation can be considered one of the most successful projects of urban archeology started in the 1980s to understand the various building phases of the area and the continuity of its life from Roman times to the present. In Roman times, the area was occupied by a large colonnaded courtyard annexed to the theater of Balbus that was erected in 13 BC and later transformed and adapted in latrine, cistern, dump, during the Medieval and the Renaissance in establishment of the Monastery of Santa Maria Domine Rose, merchants' houses and later the Conservatory of Santa Caterina dei Funari built in the sixteenth century.
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