The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

Masterpieces of the Capitoline Museums


The Capitoline Museums contains many masterpieces of art, archaeology and objects of historical significance. Below are just some of my favourites:


“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” Marcus Aurelius



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