Museums and Exhibitions

British Museum: Sicily – Culture and Conquest 21 April – 14 August 2016

British Museum: Sicily – Culture and Conquest 21 April – 14 August 2016

 

 

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: Storms, War & Shipwrecks Treasures from the Sicilian Seas

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: Storms, War & Shipwrecks Treasures from the Sicilian Seas

 

 

Sicily

The beauty of history. Part of the exhibition Storms, War & Shipwrecks - Treasures from the Sicilian Seas at the Ashmolean Museum, June-September 2016.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Hercules

Hercules wrestling with Antaeus. Marble support for table-top. Greek, 200-100 BC. Found off the coast of Catania. Ashmolean Museum / Museo Civico 'Castello Ursino', Catania. The cartibulum was used in grand Roman villas to display the family's silver plate.

Part of the exhibition Storms, War & Shipwrecks - Treasures from the Sicilian Seas at the Ashmolean Museum, June-September 2016.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

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Palermo: Museum of the Holy Inquisition in Sicily (Carceri dell'Inquisizione)

Palermo: Museum of the Holy Inquisition in Sicily (Carceri dell'Inquisizione)

 

 

Mandralisca

Tuna fish salesman (Mandralisca Museum, Cefalù).

Tuna fish salesman (Mandralisca Museum, Cefalù). The Museum's Homepage is unfortunately not well updated and furthermore only in Italian.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily