"The Garden of the Emperors: a Stroll through the Horti Laminai"
Past Live Lecture on April 25th with Livia Galante
Come and Discover:
lavish and vast pleasure garden, which soon became imperial property and the favorite hideaway of Tiberius, Caligula, Severus Alexander.
Ancient Rome’s Horti Lamiani relive today in the New Museo Ninfeo built right on the site of the discovery of an exceptional archaeological context, which came to light in the area of Piazza Vittorio during the works for the construction of a parking under a modern building.
Reconstructions and the ruins tell extraordinary stories, painting a vivid picture of wealth and opulence in the empire’s capital but also of the real life.
The excavation has returned an enormous amount of fragments of pottery and other finds, including marble, painted plaster, bones of domestic animals, lions, fawns and ostriches, oysters, shells.
The museum tells tell extraordinary stories, painting a vivid picture of wealth and opulence in the empire’s capital but also of the real life.
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is known around town as the “Queen of Ostia” having bowled over princes, prelates, politicians and people with her love and knowledge of the ancient site. Livia has her Doctorate in archeology from La Sapienza and is exceptional at making the ancient stones come to life and recount the stories of the ancients who tread on them, the technique of the engineers who laid them and the world that circulated around them. She describes herself as, “Italian by birth, Archaeologist by education, and Tour Guide by a passion to share beauty”!