Useful links and notes
Bust of Poppaea, wife of Nero, showing a hairstyle of the period.
Picture of a modern woman in a reconstructed version of a stola.
Article about a gladiators’ graveyard
Nice article on the Zliten mosaic, a famous set of pictures of gladiators.
Article on gladiators by the marvelous Kathleen Coleman
More pictures of the mosaic excerpted at the bottom of the chapter.
A woman from about a century before MDP wearing gold jewelry
A colorful Roman bracelet from Fortunata’s time or a little earlier
A Hellenistic ‘forerunner’ of a Roman bracelet style
A gold Roman snake bracelet
The tomb of Naevolia Tyche is very similar to Trimalchio’s.
Search on ‘Naevolia’ for an image of the tomb.
Search on ‘Naevolia’ for another image of the tomb.
updated May 4, 2011