Roman Art and Architecture

First transmitted in 1960, Sir Mortimer Wheeler concludes his journey to trace the legacy of the Roman Empire by surveying some of the empire’s most impressive architectural feats and the artworks that characterised the period. He marvels at an array of buildings, sculptural monuments, religious paintings and frescos that artists during this period produced.

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Fri 27 May 1960 21:25
BBC Television Service

Archaeology at the BBC Collection

Archaeology at the BBC Collection
This programme is part of Archaeology at the BBC - a collection of archaeology programmes from the 1950s to the 1970s. Available online to watch in full.

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