Uffizi shows kids' lives in ancient Rome

Nov 24, 2021 186

Over 30 artworks, including sculptures of divinities represented in toys from thousands of years ago, will outline the theme of the daily life of children in the Roman empire. The display has been organized by the Uffizi Gallery as part of the archaeological show 'A misura di bimbo. Crescere nell'antica Roma' (measuring for children.

Growing up in ancient Rome). The exhibit is scheduled from November 23 to April 24, 2022. The exhibition space, the museum said in a statement, describes different moments in the everyday lives of children in the Roman empire represented by statues, sarcophagi and daily objects like toys: birth, rites of passage towards adult age, school, play, the relation with animals, fears.

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