Entrance of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art. Its history began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Entrance of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art. Its history began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Sculpture of Artemis in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture is located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Portraits originating from a roman domus in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The domus and its sculptural decoration, composed by portraits of emperors, empresses and illustrious personages, and splendid Roman copies and reworkings of Greek originals, were discovered during the works for Via dei Fori Imperiali in the 1930th in Rome. They are located in the spacious machine hall of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum Centrale Montemartini began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Portraits originating from a roman domus in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The domus and its sculptural decoration, composed by portraits of emperors, empresses and illustrious personages, and splendid Roman copies and reworkings of Greek originals, were discovered during the works for Via dei Fori Imperiali in the 1930th in Rome. They are located in the spacious machine hall of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum Centrale Montemartini began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Portraits originating from a roman domus in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The domus and its sculptural decoration, composed by portraits of emperors, empresses and illustrious personages, and splendid Roman copies and reworkings of Greek originals, were discovered during the works for Via dei Fori Imperiali in the 1930th in Rome. They are located in the spacious machine hall of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum Centrale Montemartini began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Mail Portrait in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The head can be related to Philip I (the Arab) and is dated around 244-246 A.C. It's located in the spacious machine hall of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Head of Apollo in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The copy of a bronze original is attributed to Phidia's juvenile activity and can be dated around 460-465 B.C. It's located in the spacious machine hall of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Portrait of Lucilla in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The daughter of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina is portrayed after her marriage with Lucius Verus and before assuming the title of Augusta in 165 or 166 A.C. The head is located in the spacious machine hall of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Portraits originating from a roman domus in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The domus and its sculptural decoration, composed by portraits of emperors, empresses and illustrious personages, and splendid Roman copies and reworkings of Greek originals, were discovered during the works for Via dei Fori Imperiali in the 1930th in Rome. They are located in the spacious machine hall of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum Centrale Montemartini began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Portraits originating from a roman domus in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The domus and its sculptural decoration, composed by portraits of emperors, empresses and illustrious personages, and splendid Roman copies and reworkings of Greek originals, were discovered during the works for Via dei Fori Imperiali in the 1930th in Rome. They are located in the spacious machine hall of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum Centrale Montemartini began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Sculpture of Antinous originating from a roman domus in Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The domus and its sculptural decoration, composed by portraits of emperors, empresses and illustrious personages, and splendid Roman copies and reworkings of Greek originals, were discovered during the works for Via dei Fori Imperiali in the 1930th in Rome. They are located in the spacious machine hall of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum Centrale Montemartini began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Portraits originating from a roman domus in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The domus and its sculptural decoration, composed by portraits of emperors, empresses and illustrious personages, and splendid Roman copies and reworkings of Greek originals, were discovered during the works for Via dei Fori Imperiali in the 1930th in Rome. They are located in the spacious machine hall of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum Centrale Montemartini began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Portraits originating from a roman domus in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The domus and its sculptural decoration, composed by portraits of emperors, empresses and illustrious personages, and splendid Roman copies and reworkings of Greek originals, were discovered during the works for Via dei Fori Imperiali in the 1930th in Rome. They are located in the spacious machine hall of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum Centrale Montemartini began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The size of the two diesel engines present in the room, today completely restored, is impressive. The camshaft of each motor is made from three pieces, whose total weight in 81 tons, and which measure over 20 meters. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The size of the two diesel engines present in the room, today completely restored, is impressive. The camshaft of each motor is made from three pieces, whose total weight in 81 tons, and which measure over 20 meters. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The size of the two diesel engines present in the room, today completely restored, is impressive. The camshaft of each motor is made from three pieces, whose total weight in 81 tons, and which measure over 20 meters. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The size of the two diesel engines present in the room, today completely restored, is impressive. The camshaft of each motor is made from three pieces, whose total weight in 81 tons, and which measure over 20 meters. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Battle between goods and giants in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The fragments are located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Portraits of the Emperors in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The portraits are located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Portraits of the Emperors in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The portraits are located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Fragments of a monumental fountain in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The remains date from the Augustan period. The fragments are located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Fragments of a monumental fountain in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The remains date from the Augustan period. The fragments are located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Fragments of a monumental fountain in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The remains date from the Augustan period. The fragments are located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Torso of a fighter in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture is a copy of a Greece original from 5th century B.C. The torso is located in the spacious machine hall of the Museum which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The size of the two diesel engines present in the room, today completely restored, is impressive. The camshaft of each motor is made from three pieces, whose total weight in 81 tons, and which measure over 20 meters. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The size of the two diesel engines present in the room, today completely restored, is impressive. The camshaft of each motor is made from three pieces, whose total weight in 81 tons, and which measure over 20 meters. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Sculpture dressed with a doric peplos in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The statue in marble is located in the spacious machine hall of the Museum which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Statue of Apollo citharode in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble is a copy of an original of the late 5th century BC and dates from the Late-republican period. The statue is located in the spacious machine hall of the Museum which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Male Head in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble is a copy after forth century models of Skrpas' school. The head is located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Mail Head in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The pathetic character of this statue of Hellenistic inspiration is emphasized by the exasperated lineaments. The head in marble is located in the spacious machine hall of the Museum which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Portrait of Cleopatra in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble dates from the Hellenistic period. The head is located in the spacious machine hall of the Museum which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Statue of Apollo citharode in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble is a copy of an original of the late 5th century BC and dates from the Late-republican period. The statue is located in the spacious machine hall of the Museum which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Sculpture of Asclepius in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The statue is a copy of an original Phidias of the 5th century BC of Praxitele's school. The sculpture located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Leto fleeing with the infants Apollo and Artemis in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble is located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Sculpture of Asclepius in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The statue is a copy of an original Phidias of the 5th century BC of Praxitele's school. The sculpture located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Bearded Dionysus in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture is a copy of an original of the 4th century BC of Praxitele's school. The statue is located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Sculpture of Aphrodite in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The statue is a copy of an original of Praxiteles of the 4th century BC. The sculpture located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Torso of a warrior in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture was probably part of a group representing Achilles supporting the dying Penthesilea and is a copy of an Hellenistic original. It is located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Bust of Antinous in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in Greece marble of Hadrian's favorite can be dated around 130-138 A.C. It's located in the spacious machine hall of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
The Temple of Apollo Sosiano in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy.A reconstruction of the pediment of the temple of Apollo Sosiano, showing the battle between the Greeks and the Amazons, in the presence of Athena and Nike, occupies a dominant position in the room; the marble sculptures are rare Greek originals, brought from Rome in the Augustan period to decorate a cult building, which remains are still visible today near to the Theatre of Marcellus.
The Temple of Apollo Sosiano in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy.A reconstruction of the pediment of the temple of Apollo Sosiano, showing the battle between the Greeks and the Amazons, in the presence of Athena and Nike, occupies a dominant position in the room; the marble sculptures are rare Greek originals, brought from Rome in the Augustan period to decorate a cult building, which remains are still visible today near to the Theatre of Marcellus.
Round monument dedicated by the Emperor Vespasiano in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The monument stood in the neighborhood of the Temple of Apollo Sosiano, which remains are still visible today near the Theatre of Marcellus, and dates from 69/79 B.C. The circular monument can be tentatively identified as a basin of purifying water .The statue of Jupiter origins from the temple of Juptiter Statore that stood although in the neighborhood of the Temple of Apollo Sosiano. The second part of the spacious of the Machines is dedicated to the remains of a number of religious and cult monuments, which were erected in the vicinity of the Capitoline Hill, the religious heart of the ancient Rome.
The Temple of Apollo Sosiano in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy.A reconstruction of the pediment of the temple of Apollo Sosiano, showing the battle between the Greeks and the Amazons, in the presence of Athena and Nike, occupies a dominant position in the room; the marble sculptures are rare Greek originals, brought from Rome in the Augustan period to decorate a cult building, which remains are still visible today near to the Theatre of Marcellus.
Statue of Aristogitone in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble dates from Ist century BC and is copy of a Greek original of the Vth century BC. The statue is located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Round monument dedicated by the Emperor Vespasiano in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The monument stood in the neighborhood of the Temple of Apollo Sosiano, which remains are still visible today near the Theatre of Marcellus, and dates from 69/79 B.C. The circular monument can be tentatively identified as a basin of purifying water .The statue of Jupiter origins from the temple of Juptiter Statore that stood although in the neighborhood of the Temple of Apollo Sosiano. The second part of the spacious of the Machines is dedicated to the remains of a number of religious and cult monuments, which were erected in the vicinity of the Capitoline Hill, the religious heart of the ancient Rome.
Monument of Bocco: Frieze with a shield held by a Victory in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The rests date from the 1st century BC and were found 1938 near the Capitoline Hill. The second part of the spacious Hall of the Machines is dedicated to the remains of a number of religious and cult monuments, which were erected in the vicinity of the Capitoline Hill, the religious heart of the ancient Rome.
Monument of Bocco: Frieze with shields and trophies in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The rests date from the 1st century BC and were found 1938 near the Capitoline Hill. The second part of the spacious Hall of the Machines is dedicated to the remains of a number of religious and cult monuments, which were erected in the vicinity of the Capitoline Hill, the religious heart of the ancient Rome.
Sacred Aedicule of the Temple of Apollo Sosiano in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy.The second part of the spacious Hall of the Machines is dedicated to the remains of a number of religious and cult monuments, which were erected in the vicinity of the Capitoline Hill, the religious heart of the ancient Rome. The remains of the Temple of Apollo Sosiano are still visible today near the Theatre of Marcellus.
Sacred Aedicule of the Temple of Apollo Sosiano in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy.The second part of the spacious Hall of the Machines is dedicated to the remains of a number of religious and cult monuments, which were erected in the vicinity of the Capitoline Hill, the religious heart of the ancient Rome. The remains of the Temple of Apollo Sosiano are still visible today near the Theatre of Marcellus.
Frieze with a triumphal procession in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The rests date from the Augustan period and were found near theTemple of Apollo Sosiano in 1937. The second part of the spacious of the Machines is dedicated to the remains of a number of religious and cult monuments, which were erected in the vicinity of the Capitoline Hill, the religious heart of the ancient Rome.
Statue of a seated Muse in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture origins from the Sacred Area of Largo Argentina in Rome and must have been part of the Theatre of Pompey.The second part of the spacious Hall of the Machines is dedicated to the remains of a number of religious and cult monuments of the ancient Rome.
Colossal female acrolith in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The fragments of the colossal female acrolith, 8m in height, date from 101 B.C. and are attributed to Skopas the Younger. They origin from the Sacred Area of Largo Argentina in Rome and were attributed to Fortuna Huiusce Diei. The colossal sculpture appears to be the temple’s cult statue. The second part of the spacious Hall of the Machines is dedicated to the remains of a number of religious and cult monuments of the ancient Rome.
Colossal female acrolith in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The fragments of the colossal female acrolith, 8m in height, date from 101 B.C. and are attributed to Skopas the Younger. They origin from the Sacred Area of Largo Argentina in Rome and were attributed to Fortuna Huiusce Diei. The colossal sculpture appears to be the temple’s cult statue. The second part of the spacious Hall of the Machines is dedicated to the remains of a number of religious and cult monuments of the ancient Rome.
Colossal female acrolith in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The fragments of the colossal female acrolith, 8m in height, date from 101 B.C. and are attributed to Skopas the Younger. They origin from the Sacred Area of Largo Argentina in Rome and were attributed to Fortuna Huiusce Diei. The colossal sculpture appears to be the temple’s cult statue. The second part of the spacious Hall of the Machines is dedicated to the remains of a number of religious and cult monuments of the ancient Rome.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The size of the two diesel engines present in the room, today completely restored, is impressive. The camshaft of each motor is made from three pieces, whose total weight in 81 tons, and which measure over 20 meters. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Torso of a fighter in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture is a copy of a Greece original from 5th century B.C. The torso is located in the spacious machine hall of the Museum which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The size of the two diesel engines present in the room, today completely restored, is impressive. The camshaft of each motor is made from three pieces, whose total weight in 81 tons, and which measure over 20 meters. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Sculpture of Asclepius in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The statue is a copy of an original Phidias of the 5th century BC of Praxitele's school. The sculpture located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
The Temple of Apollo Sosiano in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy.A reconstruction of the pediment of the temple of Apollo Sosiano, showing the battle between the Greeks and the Amazons, in the presence of Athena and Nike, occupies a dominant position in the room; the marble sculptures are rare Greek originals, brought from Rome in the Augustan period to decorate a cult building, which remains are still visible today near to the Theatre of Marcellus.
Gardens of Licinius in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. All that remains of the sumptuous residence of the emperor Licinius Gallieno is a monumental nymphaeum not far from todaysTermini Station in Rome. Several notable sculptures were found and the remains of a large polychrome mosaic showing the capture of wild animals (gazelles, bears and boars) for the circus games. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Gardens of Licinius in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. All that remains of the sumptuous residence of the emperor Licinius Gallieno is a monumental nymphaeum not far from todaysTermini Station in Rome. Several notable sculptures were found and the remains of a large polychrome mosaic showing the capture of wild animals (gazelles, bears and boars) for the circus games. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Statues of the House of Via Cavour in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculptures representing a Sleeping Satyr and a Roman General were found in 1940 during the works for the Underground in 1940 on the corner of Via Cavour and Via di S. Maria Maggiore. The works lead to the discover of several rooms of a Roman house built in the Hadrian era.
Gardens of Licinius in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. All that remains of the sumptuous residence of the emperor Licinius Gallieno is a monumental nymphaeum not far from todaysTermini Station in Rome. Several notable sculptures were found and the remains of a large polychrome mosaic showing the capture of wild animals (gazelles, bears and boars) for the circus games. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Statues of Pothos in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture from the Hadrian period is a copy of an 4th century BC original. Two statues of Pothos, the nostalgic love felt for someone far away, were found in 1940 during the works for the Underground in 1940 on the corner of Via Cavour and Via di S. Maria Maggiore. The works lead to the discover of several rooms of a Roman house built in the Hadrian era.
Statue of Pothos in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture from the Hadrian period is a copy of an 4th century BC original. Two statues of Pothos, the nostalgic love felt for someone far away, were found in 1940 during the works for the Underground in 1940 on the corner of Via Cavour and Via di S. Maria Maggiore. The works lead to the discover of several rooms of a Roman house built in the Hadrian era.
Statue of Pothos in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture from the Hadrian period is a copy of an 4th century BC original. Two statues of Pothos, the nostalgic love felt for someone far away, were found in 1940 during the works for the Underground in 1940 on the corner of Via Cavour and Via di S. Maria Maggiore. The works lead to the discover of several rooms of a Roman house built in the Hadrian era.
Statues of the House of Via Cavour in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculptures representing Pothos, the nostalgic love felt for someone far away, a Sleeping Satyr and a Roman General were found in 1940 during the works for the Underground in 1940 on the corner of Via Cavour and Via di S. Maria Maggiore. The works lead to the discover of several rooms of a Roman house built in the Hadrian era.
The Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
The Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Frieze of acanthus spirals with sphinxes in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The frieze dates from the early Augustan period and origins from the Gardens of Sallust a residential complex, previously owned by Caesar, then by the historian Sallust. The residence became part of the imperial property in 20 AD, and was developed in what is now the Ludovisi zone in Rome. The frieze of acanthus spirals with sphinxes can be related to Augustus’ victory at Actium over Cleopatra and Antonius.
The Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
The Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Sculptures of the Esquiline Gardens in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. Most of the sculpture from the imperial age discovered in the nineteenth century excavations on the Esquiline Hill were found in fragments, reused as construction material in the walls of late antique buildings. Within the confines of what are thought to have been the Lamiani Gardens, among other remains was discovered a huge marble bowl, decorated with acanthus spirals and strands of ivy, and used as a fountain
Sculptures of the Esquiline Gardens in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. Most of the sculpture from the imperial age discovered in the nineteenth century excavations on the Esquiline Hill were found in fragments, reused as construction material in the walls of late antique buildings. Within the confines of what are thought to have been the Lamiani Gardens, among other remains was discovered a huge marble bowl, decorated with acanthus spirals and strands of ivy, and used as a fountain
Gardens of Licinius in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. All that remains of the sumptuous residence of the emperor Licinius Gallieno is a monumental nymphaeum not far from todaysTermini Station in Rome. Several notable sculptures were found and the remains of a large polychrome mosaic showing the capture of wild animals (gazelles, bears and boars) for the circus games. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Statue of Pothos in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture from the Hadrian period is a copy of an 4th century BC original. Two statues of Pothos, the nostalgic love felt for someone far away, were found in 1940 during the works for the Underground in 1940 on the corner of Via Cavour and Via di S. Maria Maggiore. The works lead to the discover of several rooms of a Roman house built in the Hadrian era.
Gardens of Licinius in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. All that remains of the sumptuous residence of the emperor Licinius Gallieno is a monumental nymphaeum not far from todaysTermini Station in Rome. Several notable sculptures were found and the remains of a large polychrome mosaic showing the capture of wild animals (gazelles, bears and boars) for the circus games. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Statue of Marsyas in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in violet marble was found in 2009 in the Acqueduct Park in Rome near the Villa of the Vineyards and dates from the 2cnd centuru A.C.. Constructed in the 2nd century AD the luxurious Villa of the Vineyards is attributed to Quintus Servilius Pudens, an extremely wealthy friend of the emperor Hadrian. In the summer of 2006, excavations were done by the American Institute for Roman Culture (AIRC), funded by the American Express Foundation. AIRC.
Satyr and Nymph in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble is a roman copy after a work of the Pergamene (Pergamon) School dating back to the mid second century BC. The statue was discovered near todays Viale Trastevere in 1889. It is now located in the Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Sculptures of the Esquiline Gardens in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. Most of the sculpture from the imperial age discovered in the nineteenth century excavations on the Esquiline Hill were found in fragments, reused as construction material in the walls of late antique buildings. Within the confines of what are thought to have been the Lamiani Gardens, among other remains was discovered a sculpture of Athena Parthenos, imperial time copy of Phidias' prototype.
Satyr and Nymph in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble is a roman copy after a work of the Pergamene (Pergamon) School dating back to the mid second century BC. The statue was discovered near todays Viale Trastevere in 1889. It is now located in the Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Statue of Marsyas in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in violet marble was found in 2009 in the Acqueduct Park in Rome near the Villa of the Vineyards and dates from the 2cnd centuru A.C.. Constructed in the 2nd century AD the luxurious Villa of the Vineyards is attributed to Quintus Servilius Pudens, an extremely wealthy friend of the emperor Hadrian. In the summer of 2006, excavations were done by the American Institute for Roman Culture (AIRC), funded by the American Express Foundation. AIRC.
Sculptures of the Esquiline Gardens in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. Most of the sculpture from the imperial age discovered in the nineteenth century excavations on the Esquiline Hill were found in fragments, reused as construction material in the walls of late antique buildings. Within the confines of what are thought to have been the Lamiani Gardens, among other remains was discovered a huge marble bowl, decorated with acanthus spirals and strands of ivy, and used as a fountain
Group of a panther and a wild boar in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble was found in 1884 in the so called House di Porta San Lorenzo in Rome. At the end of the 19th century, during the works for a tram line near the Porta San Lorenzo, an older architectural structure was found inside the Aurelian Wall, probably the foundation wall of a garden from the early Roman period. It still retained part of the original sculptural decoration.
Group of a panther and a wild boar in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble was found in 1884 in the so called House di Porta San Lorenzo in Rome. At the end of the 19th century, during the works for a tram line near the Porta San Lorenzo, an older architectural structure was found inside the Aurelian Wall, probably the foundation wall of a garden from the early Roman period. It still retained part of the original sculptural decoration.
The Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Portrait of a Strategist in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture origins from a roman domus attributed to Fulvius Plauziano, which was prefect of the Praetorian Guard under the emperor Septimus Severus. The remains were found during the works to excavate a tunnel under the Quirinal Hill at the beginning of the twentieth century. Elements of the sculptural decoration, statues and busts, reliefs and portraits were still in place inside the rooms.
Statue of the Muse Polymnia in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture was found in 1928 and origins from the Horti Spei Veteris a large imperial estate near todays Porta Maggiore in Rome. The splendid statue of the Muse Polymnia is a copy from a Hellenistic original. The sculpture is located in the Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Military trophy in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble was discovered in Rome in 1888 and dates from the late Augustan period. The statue origins from the Gardens of Sallust a residential complex, previously owned by Caesar, then by the historian Sallust. The residence became part of the imperial property in 20 AD, and was developed into three great terraces in what is now the Ludovisi zone in Rome. From the remains of the gardens’ rich decorations are displayed several original Greek sculptures, of very high quality.
Sculptures of the Esquiline Gardens in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. Most of the sculpture from the imperial age discovered in the nineteenth century excavations on the Esquiline Hill were found in fragments, reused as construction material in the walls of late antique buildings. Within the confines of what are thought to have been the Lamiani Gardens, among other remains was discovered a huge marble bowl, decorated with acanthus spirals and strands of ivy, and used as a fountain
Frieze of acanthus spirals with sphinxes in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The frieze dates from the early Augustan period and origins from the Gardens of Sallust a residential complex, previously owned by Caesar, then by the historian Sallust. The residence became part of the imperial property in 20 AD, and was developed in what is now the Ludovisi zone in Rome. The frieze of acanthus spirals with sphinxes can be related to Augustus’ victory at Actium over Cleopatra and Antonius.
Statue of a kneeling Amazon in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble origins from the Pedimental decoration from the Temple of Apollo Daphnephóros in Eretria and dates from late VI century BC. It was found in Via Boncompagni in Rome in 1888 in the area belonging to the Gardens of Sallust a residential complex, previously owned by Caesar, then by the historian Sallust. The residence became part of the imperial property in 20 AD.
Frieze of acanthus spirals with sphinxes in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The frieze dates from the early Augustan period and origins from the Gardens of Sallust a residential complex, previously owned by Caesar, then by the historian Sallust. The residence became part of the imperial property in 20 AD, and was developed in what is now the Ludovisi zone in Rome. The frieze of acanthus spirals with sphinxes can be related to Augustus’ victory at Actium over Cleopatra and Antonius.
Statue of Dionysus with a panther in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The marble sculptures was part of the decoration of the gardens of the sumptuous residence of the emperor Licinius Gallieno not far from todaysTermini Station in Rome. The statue is a copy from an Hellenistic original. The sculpture is located in the Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Statue of Dionysus with a panther in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The marble sculptures was part of the decoration of the gardens of the sumptuous residence of the emperor Licinius Gallieno not far from todaysTermini Station in Rome. The statue is a copy from an Hellenistic original. The sculpture is located in the Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Statue of the Muse Polymnia in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture was found in 1928 and origins from the Horti Spei Veteris a large imperial estate near todays Porta Maggiore in Rome. The splendid statue of the Muse Polymnia is a copy from a Hellenistic original. The sculpture is located in the Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Statue of a Sitting Girl in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Sitting Girl is one of the most beloved sculptures of the museum. The precious marble statue dates from the 2cnd century A.C. and was part of the rich decoration of the Liciani Gardens on the Esquiline Hill. The sculpture is located in the Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Gardens of Licinius in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. All that remains of the sumptuous residence of the emperor Licinius Gallieno is a monumental nymphaeum not far from todaysTermini Station in Rome. Several notable sculptures were found and the remains of a large polychrome mosaic showing the capture of wild animals (gazelles, bears and boars) for the circus games. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Statue of the Muse Polymnia in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture was found in 1928 and origins from the Horti Spei Veteris a large imperial estate near todays Porta Maggiore in Rome. The splendid statue of the Muse Polymnia is a copy from a Hellenistic original. The sculpture is located in the Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Remains of Porta San Lorenzo in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculptures were found in 1884 in the so called House di Porta San Lorenzo in Rome. At the end of the 19th century, during the works for a tram line near the Porta San Lorenzo, an older architectural structure was found inside the Aurelian Wall, probably the foundation wall of a garden from the early Roman period. The wall was articulated by niches, which still retained part of the original sculptural decoration, among them a group of satyrs fighting with a giant Anguiped, which recalls the art of Pergamum.
Statue of a Lying divinity in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble is located in the Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler.
Statue of Athena 'Velletri type' in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture is a copy from an original of the 5th century BC. The staue is located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Statue of Athena 'Velletri type' in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture is a copy from an original of the 5th century BC. The staue is located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Statue of Athena 'Velletri type' in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture is a copy from an original of the 5th century BC. The staue is located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
The Discophoros in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture is a copy of the original of Naukydes of the 4th century BC. The statue is located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Statue of Athena 'Velletri type' in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture is a copy from an original of the 5th century BC. The staue is located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
The Discophoros in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture is a copy of the original of Naukydes of the 4th century BC. The statue is located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Portraits of the Republican Era in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In a long gallery a series of portraits dating to the 1st century BC are disposed, giving an impression of individuals from various social classes. Freedmans and members of the plebeian classes are shown alone or in family groups in funerary reliefs as well as portraits of famous people like Caesar, Augustus and Agrippa. The Hall of the Columns takes its name from the numerous pillars of reinforced cement which once supported the three boilers of Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in the hall above.
Portraits of the Republican Era in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In a long gallery a series of portraits dating to the 1st century BC are disposed, giving an impression of individuals from various social classes. Freedmans and members of the plebeian classes are shown alone or in family groups in funerary reliefs as well as portraits of famous people like Caesar, Augustus and Agrippa. The Hall of the Columns takes its name from the numerous pillars of reinforced cement which once supported the three boilers of Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in the hall above.
Portraits of the Republican Era in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In a long gallery a series of portraits dating to the 1st century BC are disposed, giving an impression of individuals from various social classes. Freedmans and members of the plebeian classes are shown alone or in family groups in funerary reliefs as well as portraits of famous people like Caesar, Augustus and Agrippa. The Hall of the Columns takes its name from the numerous pillars of reinforced cement which once supported the three boilers of Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in the hall above.
Portraits of the Republican Era in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In a long gallery a series of portraits dating to the 1st century BC are disposed, giving an impression of individuals from various social classes. Freedmans and members of the plebeian classes are shown alone or in family groups in funerary reliefs as well as portraits of famous people like Caesar, Augustus and Agrippa. The Hall of the Columns takes its name from the numerous pillars of reinforced cement which once supported the three boilers of Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in the hall above.
Portraits of the Republican Era in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In a long gallery a series of portraits dating to the 1st century BC are disposed, giving an impression of individuals from various social classes. Freedmans and members of the plebeian classes are shown alone or in family groups in funerary reliefs as well as portraits of famous people like Caesar, Augustus and Agrippa. The Hall of the Columns takes its name from the numerous pillars of reinforced cement which once supported the three boilers of Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in the hall above.
Barberini toga-wearing statue in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble dates from the last decade of the 1st century BC. The group reflects the important role of the ancestors in a patriarchate family structure. A series of portraits dating to the 1st century BC are disposed in a long gallery to give an impression of individuals from various social classes. Freedmans and members of the plebeian classes are shown alone or in family groups in funerary reliefs as well as portraits of famous people like Caesar, Augustus and Agrippa. The Hall of the Columns takes its name from the numerous pillars of reinforced cement which once supported the three boilers of Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in the hall above.
Fresco with military scenes from the tomb of the Fabii in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The frescoes origins from the tomb of the Fabii Family and represent scenes of the Samnite Wars. They date from the first half of the 3rd century B. C. The Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre conserves important remains of the archaic period of the Republican Rome.
Grave Goods of the Republican Rome in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Halls of the Columns conserves important remains of the archaic period of the Republican Rome. They testimony the evolution of the commercial and cultural relationships with the Greece and the Etruscans.
Mosaics with maritime and Nilotic scenes in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The last two rooms of the Halls of the Columns conserves precious objects that were brought to Rome from Greece and the Hellenistic world from the 2nd century BC onwards, influencing the fashion of the richest classes.
Parade bed in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The furniture in bronze is dated late 1st century BC - early 1st century AD. The last two rooms of the Halls of the Columns conserves precious objects that were brought to Rome from Greece and the Hellenistic world from the 2nd century BC onwards, influencing the fashion of the richest classes.
Parade bed in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The furniture in bronze is dated late 1st century BC - early 1st century AD. The last two rooms of the Halls of the Columns conserves precious objects that were brought to Rome from Greece and the Hellenistic world from the 2nd century BC onwards, influencing the fashion of the richest classes.
Mosaics with maritime and Nilotic scenes in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The last two rooms of the Halls of the Columns conserves precious objects that were brought to Rome from Greece and the Hellenistic world from the 2nd century BC onwards, influencing the fashion of the richest classes.
Mosaics with maritime and Nilotic scenes in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The last two rooms of the Halls of the Columns conserves precious objects that were brought to Rome from Greece and the Hellenistic world from the 2nd century BC onwards, influencing the fashion of the richest classes.
The Collection of San Lorenzo in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The group of sculpture in peperine (a stone from the Albani Hills) was discovered near the Church of San Lorenzo in Rome. The statues represent female figures, Orpheus among the animals, and a barbarian; they are carefully worked out, using Hellenistic models of the Pergamon school from the late 3rd – early 4th century BC. The collection should probably be associated with a temple of Herakles
Mosaics with maritime and Nilotic scenes in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The last two rooms of the Halls of the Columns conserves precious objects that were brought to Rome from Greece and the Hellenistic world from the 2nd century BC onwards, influencing the fashion of the richest classes.
Room of the Train of Pius IX (Boiler Room no. 2) of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The train was built in 1858 as a gift for Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti, who became pope on 16 June 1846 taking the name Pius IX. On 3 July 1859 the Pope made his maiden journey in these luxurious carriages. In 1951 the train was transferred to the Museum of Rome site in Palazzo Braschi and found its final destination in the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre with the new millennium.
Room of the Train of Pius IX (Boiler Room no. 2) of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The train was built in 1858 as a gift for Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti, who became pope on 16 June 1846 taking the name Pius IX. On 3 July 1859 the Pope made his maiden journey in these luxurious carriages. In 1951 the train was transferred to the Museum of Rome site in Palazzo Braschi and found its final destination in the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre with the new millennium.
Room of the Train of Pius IX (Boiler Room no. 2) of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The train was built in 1858 as a gift for Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti, who became pope on 16 June 1846 taking the name Pius IX. On 3 July 1859 the Pope made his maiden journey in these luxurious carriages. In 1951 the train was transferred to the Museum of Rome site in Palazzo Braschi and found its final destination in the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre with the new millennium.
Room of the Train of Pius IX (Boiler Room no. 2) of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The train was built in 1858 as a gift for Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti, who became pope on 16 June 1846 taking the name Pius IX. On 3 July 1859 the Pope made his maiden journey in these luxurious carriages. In 1951 the train was transferred to the Museum of Rome site in Palazzo Braschi and found its final destination in the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre with the new millennium.
Room of the Train of Pius IX (Boiler Room no. 2) of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The train was built in 1858 as a gift for Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti, who became pope on 16 June 1846 taking the name Pius IX. On 3 July 1859 the Pope made his maiden journey in these luxurious carriages. In 1951 the train was transferred to the Museum of Rome site in Palazzo Braschi and found its final destination in the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre with the new millennium.
Room of the Train of Pius IX (Boiler Room no. 2) of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The train was built in 1858 as a gift for Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti, who became pope on 16 June 1846 taking the name Pius IX. On 3 July 1859 the Pope made his maiden journey in these luxurious carriages. In 1951 the train was transferred to the Museum of Rome site in Palazzo Braschi and found its final destination in the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre with the new millennium.
Portraits of the Republican Era in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In a long gallery a series of portraits dating to the 1st century BC are disposed, giving an impression of individuals from various social classes. Freedmans and members of the plebeian classes are shown alone or in family groups in funerary reliefs as well as portraits of famous people like Caesar, Augustus and Agrippa. The Hall of the Columns takes its name from the numerous pillars of reinforced cement which once supported the three boilers of Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in the hall above.
Portraits of the Republican Era in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In a long gallery a series of portraits dating to the 1st century BC are disposed, giving an impression of individuals from various social classes. Freedmans and members of the plebeian classes are shown alone or in family groups in funerary reliefs as well as portraits of famous people like Caesar, Augustus and Agrippa. The Hall of the Columns takes its name from the numerous pillars of reinforced cement which once supported the three boilers of Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in the hall above.
Portraits of the Republican Era in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In a long gallery a series of portraits dating to the 1st century BC are disposed, giving an impression of individuals from various social classes. Freedmans and members of the plebeian classes are shown alone or in family groups in funerary reliefs as well as portraits of famous people like Caesar, Augustus and Agrippa. The Hall of the Columns takes its name from the numerous pillars of reinforced cement which once supported the three boilers of Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in the hall above.
Portraits of the Republican Era in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In a long gallery a series of portraits dating to the 1st century BC are disposed, giving an impression of individuals from various social classes. Freedmans and members of the plebeian classes are shown alone or in family groups in funerary reliefs as well as portraits of famous people like Caesar, Augustus and Agrippa. The Hall of the Columns takes its name from the numerous pillars of reinforced cement which once supported the three boilers of Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in the hall above.
Portraits of the Republican Era in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In a long gallery a series of portraits dating to the 1st century BC are disposed, giving an impression of individuals from various social classes. Freedmans and members of the plebeian classes are shown alone or in family groups in funerary reliefs as well as portraits of famous people like Caesar, Augustus and Agrippa. The Hall of the Columns takes its name from the numerous pillars of reinforced cement which once supported the three boilers of Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in the hall above.
Funerary relief of Marco Virgilio Eurisace and his wife Atistia in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The funerary relief is an important testimony of the late republican era. The relief origins from the tomb of Marcus Vergilius Eurysaces the baker one of the largest and best-preserved freedman funerary monuments in Rome. It's a classic example of the "plebeian style" in Roman sculpture, around the end of the Republic (ca. 50-20 BC). The funerary monument is located just outside today's Porta Maggiore.
Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition.
Sarcophagus and compressed air canisters in the Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Sculpture and pump in the Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. They were used to cool the water for the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Sculpture and pump in the Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. They were used to cool the water for the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Sarcophagus and compressed air canisters in the Atrium of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In the spacious hall of the atrium, on the ground floor, compressed air canisters are lined up on both sides. They were used to work the Diesel engines in the Machine Room above. The archeological finds shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Detail of a Sarcophagus in the ground floor of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The archeological finds in the ground floor shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Sarcophagus in the ground floor of the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. They date from 477 A.C.. The archeological finds in the ground floor shows the evolution of the ancient Rome from the Republican Era to the fourth century A,C. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Portraits originating from a roman domus in the right side of the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The domus and its sculptural decoration, composed by portraits of emperors, empresses and illustrious personages, and splendid Roman copies and reworkings of Greek originals, were discovered during the works for Via dei Fori Imperiali in the 1930th in Rome. They are located in the spacious machine hall of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The history of the Museum Centrale Montemartini began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Sculpture of Aphrodite in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The statue is a copy of an original of Praxiteles of the 4th century BC. The sculpture located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Statue of Apollo citharode in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble is a copy of an original of the late 5th century BC and dates from the Late-republican period. The statue is located in the spacious machine hall of the Museum which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Sculpture of Artemis in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture is located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
The Discophoros in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture is a copy of the original of Naukydes of the 4th century BC. The statue is located in the spacious machine hall which contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Monument of Bocco: Frieze with shields and trophies in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The rests date from the 1st century BC and were found 1938 near the Capitoline Hill. The second part of the spacious Hall of the Machines is dedicated to the remains of a number of religious and cult monuments, which were erected in the vicinity of the Capitoline Hill, the religious heart of the ancient Rome. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Sacred Aedicule of the Temple of Apollo Sosiano in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy.The second part of the spacious Hall of the Machines is dedicated to the remains of a number of religious and cult monuments, which were erected in the vicinity of the Capitoline Hill, the religious heart of the ancient Rome. The remains of the Temple of Apollo Sosiano are still visible today near the Theatre of Marcellus. The history of the Museum Centrale Montemartini began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Temple of Apollo Sosiano in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The remains are still visible today near the Theatre of Marcellus, and dates from 69/79 B.C. The second part of the spacious of the Machines is dedicated to the remains of a number of religious and cult monuments, which were erected in the vicinity of the Capitoline Hill, the religious heart of the ancient Rome. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
View of the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Statue of the Muse Polymnia in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture was found in 1928 and origins from the Horti Spei Veteris a large imperial estate near todays Porta Maggiore in Rome. The splendid statue of the Muse Polymnia is a copy from a Hellenistic original. The sculpture is located in the Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Military trophy in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble was discovered in Rome in 1888 and dates from the late Augustan period. The statue origins from the Gardens of Sallust a residential complex, previously owned by Caesar, then by the historian Sallust. The residence became part of the imperial property in 20 AD, and was developed into three great terraces in what is now the Ludovisi zone in Rome. From the remains of the gardens’ rich decorations are displayed several original Greek sculptures, of very high quality. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Military trophy in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture in marble was discovered in Rome in 1888 and dates from the late Augustan period. The statue origins from the Gardens of Sallust a residential complex, previously owned by Caesar, then by the historian Sallust. The residence became part of the imperial property in 20 AD, and was developed into three great terraces in what is now the Ludovisi zone in Rome. From the remains of the gardens’ rich decorations are displayed several original Greek sculptures, of very high quality. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
The Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors.The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Portraits of the Republican Era in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. In a long gallery a series of portraits dating to the 1st century BC are disposed, giving an impression of individuals from various social classes. Freedmans and members of the plebeian classes are shown alone or in family groups in funerary reliefs as well as portraits of famous people like Caesar, Augustus and Agrippa. The Hall of the Columns takes its name from the numerous pillars of reinforced cement which once supported the three boilers of Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in the hall above. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
The Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
The Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Statues of the House of Via Cavour in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculptures representing Pothos, the nostalgic love felt for someone far away, a Sleeping Satyr and a Roman General were found in 1940 during the works for the Underground in 1940 on the corner of Via Cavour and Via di S. Maria Maggiore. The works lead to the discover of several rooms of a Roman house built in the Hadrian era. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Statue of Pothos in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture from the Hadrian period is a copy of an 4th century BC original. Two statues of Pothos, the nostalgic love felt for someone far away, were found in 1940 during the works for the Underground in 1940 on the corner of Via Cavour and Via di S. Maria Maggiore. The works lead to the discover of several rooms of a Roman house built in the Hadrian era. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Statue of Pothos in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture from the Hadrian period is a copy of an 4th century BC original. Two statues of Pothos, the nostalgic love felt for someone far away, were found in 1940 during the works for the Underground in 1940 on the corner of Via Cavour and Via di S. Maria Maggiore. The works lead to the discover of several rooms of a Roman house built in the Hadrian era. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
View of the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Mosaic of the Gardens of Licinius in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. All that remains of the sumptuous residence of the emperor Licinius Gallieno is a monumental nymphaeum not far from todaysTermini Station in Rome. Several notable sculptures were found and the remains of a large polychrome mosaic showing the capture of wild animals (gazelles, bears and boars) for the circus games. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Mosaic of the Gardens of Licinius in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. All that remains of the sumptuous residence of the emperor Licinius Gallieno is a monumental nymphaeum not far from todaysTermini Station in Rome. Several notable sculptures were found and the remains of a large polychrome mosaic showing the capture of wild animals (gazelles, bears and boars) for the circus games. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre is spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters. It is dominated by a huge steam boiler. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
View of the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
View of the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Statue of the Muse Polymnia in the Boiler Room of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The sculpture was found in 1928 and origins from the Horti Spei Veteris a large imperial estate near todays Porta Maggiore in Rome. The splendid statue of the Muse Polymnia is a copy from a Hellenistic original. The sculpture is located in the Boiler Room of the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, a spacious rectangular room, which measures more than 1000 square meters and is dominated by a huge steam boiler. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The spacious hall contains the two colossal two-speed motors that were installed on the 21st April 1933 and had a total power of 15.000 HP. The sculptures inserted among the machines are high-quality copies of Greece originals and document the cultural taste of the ancient Rome and the habit of the roman collectors. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Statue in prayer in basanite in the Hall of the Machines of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The statue in dark stone shows Agrippina the younger as a bidder (the head is moulded copy of that on display in the Ny Carsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen) and was probably displayed in the temple of the Divine Claudio on the Celian. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Fresco with military scenes from the tomb of the Fabii in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The frescoes origins from the tomb of the Fabii Family and represent scenes of the Samnite Wars. They date from the first half of the 3rd century B. C. The Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre conserves important remains of the archaic period of the Republican Rome. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Fresco with military scenes from the tomb of the Fabii in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The frescoes origins from the tomb of the Fabii Family and represent scenes of the Samnite Wars. They date from the first half of the 3rd century B. C. The Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre conserves important remains of the archaic period of the Republican Rome. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
The Collection of San Lorenzo in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The group of sculpture in peperine (a stone from the Albani Hills) was discovered near the Church of San Lorenzo in Rome. The statues represent female figures, Orpheus among the animals, and a barbarian; they are carefully worked out, using Hellenistic models of the Pergamon school from the late 3rd – early 4th century BC. The collection should probably be associated with a temple of Herakles. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Funerary Goods and Urns of the Republican Rome in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The Halls of the Columns conserves important remains of the archaic period of the Republican Rome. They testimony the evolution of the commercial and cultural relationships with the Greece and the Etruscans. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Room of the Train of Pius IX (Boiler Room no. 2) of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The train was built in 1858 as a gift for Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti, who became pope on 16 June 1846 taking the name Pius IX. On 3 July 1859 the Pope made his maiden journey in these luxurious carriages. In 1951 the train was transferred to the Museum of Rome site in Palazzo Braschi and found its final destination in the new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre with the new millennium.
The Collection of San Lorenzo in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The group of sculpture in peperine (a stone from the Albani Hills) was discovered near the Church of San Lorenzo in Rome. The statues represent female figures, Orpheus among the animals, and a barbarian; they are carefully worked out, using Hellenistic models of the Pergamon school from the late 3rd – early 4th century BC. The collection should probably be associated with a temple of Herakles. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Mosaics with maritime and Nilotic scenes and Parade bed in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The last two rooms of the Halls of the Columns conserves precious objects that were brought to Rome from Greece and the Hellenistic world from the 2nd century BC onwards, influencing the fashion of the richest classes. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
Mosaics with maritime and Nilotic scenes and Parade bed in the Halls of the Columns of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. The last two rooms of the Halls of the Columns conserves precious objects that were brought to Rome from Greece and the Hellenistic world from the 2nd century BC onwards, influencing the fashion of the richest classes. The history of the Museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
The new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art. Its history began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
The new exhibition space of the Capitoline Museums in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome Italy. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art. Its history began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures into the new location during the restructuring works of the Capitoline complex converting it after the great success in a permanent exhibition. It is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum for classical art.
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