This majestic bronze sculpture by Igor Mitoraj titled Daedalus looks out from the ancient city of Pompeii to the Sorrento Peninsula. Mitoraj's incredible art echoes from a long lost civilization, to highlight human imperfection and raise awareness to the damage inflicted on ancient art.
German archaeologists have uncovered the beautifully preserved horse’s head from a Roman equestrian statue. The life-size statue is gold-plated bronze, and they also found the foot of the rider, thought to be Augustus. “This bronze sculpture counts among the best pieces to have ever been found from the area of the former Roman empire,” said Eva Kuehne-Hoermann, Hesse’s minister for science, at the unveiling of the head in Frankfurt. “Nowhere else is there a finding of this form or quality.”