Palazzo Massimo Treasure Trove

Bronze sculpture from the Imperial ships found in Lake Nemi, 1st century AD (photo by Sergio)

Two Roman copies of the Discobolus of Myron, the sculpture on the right is the famous “Discobolus Lancellotti” (2nd century AD); photo by Sergio
Painted Garden, Villa of Livia, fresco, 30-20 B.C.E. (Museo Nazionale Romano, Palazzo Massimo, Rome)

The plant species depicted include: umbrella pine, oak, red fir, quince, pomegranate, myrtle, oleander, date palm, strawberry, laurel, viburnum, holm oak, boxwood, cypress, ivy, acanthus, rose, poppy, chrysanthemum, chamomile, fern, violet, and iris.
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