The Bardo Museum in the capital city of Tunis contains the world’s largest collection of Roman mosaics as well as hundreds of Roman and Greek eras bronze and marble statuary. It was recently enlarged and renovated to better display the thousands of artifacts of Tunisia’s ancient history.

 

 

Tunisia: Bardo Museum contains a major collection of Roman  mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum contains a major collection of Roman mosaics and other antiquities from Ancient Greece, Tunisia, and from the Islamic period.
Tunisia: Bardo Museum entry gate . It was recently renovated to
Tunisia: Bardo Museum entry gate . It was recently renovated to become much larger and display its extensive collections.
Tunisia: Bardo Museum entry gate with barbed wire left over from
Tunisia: Bardo Museum entry gate with barbed wire left over from the 2011 revolution; a military vehicle is seen on the right; they did not take political sides and set up protections at all major buildings.
Tunisia: Bardo Museum; military vehicle; they did not take
Tunisia: Bardo Museum; military vehicle; they did not take political sides and set up protections at all major buildings.
Tunisia: Bardo Museum entry doors
Tunisia: Bardo Museum entry doors
Tunisia: Bardo Museum ticket counter and cloak room
Tunisia: Bardo Museum ticket counter and cloak room
Tunisia: Bardo Museum entry foyer with two-storey mosiac
Tunisia: Bardo Museum entry foyer with two-storey mosiac
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic close-up of  Neptune and related figures
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic close-up of Neptune and related figures
Tunisia: Bardo Museum contains the world's largest collection of  mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum contains the world's largest collection of mosaics as well as hundreds of Roman and Greek eras bronze and marble statuary. Many of them are labeled in this website: http://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/bardomuseum&page=all
Tunisia: Bardo Museum contains the world's largest collection of  mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum contains the world's largest collection of mosaics as well as hundreds of Roman and Greek eras bronze and marble statuary. Many of them are labeled in this website: http://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/bardomuseum&page=all
Tunisia: Bardo Museum description of ornate stucco techniques
Tunisia: Bardo Museum description of ornate stucco techniques
Tunisia: Bardo Museum ornate stucco techniques
Tunisia: Bardo Museum ornate stucco techniques
Tunisia: Bardo Museum floor and wall mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum floor and wall mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Demna Baptistery font
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Demna Baptistery font
Tunisia: Bardo Museum magnificent Demna Baptistery font
Tunisia: Bardo Museum magnificent Demna Baptistery font
Tunisia: Bardo Museum magnificent Demna Baptistery font detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum magnificent Demna Baptistery font detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic of woman and servants
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic of woman and servants
Tunisia: Bardo Museum bathing room with in-floor tub
Tunisia: Bardo Museum bathing room with in-floor tub
Tunisia: Bardo Museum bathing room with in-floor tub
Tunisia: Bardo Museum bathing room with in-floor tub
Tunisia: Bardo Museum signage for statue of emperor Marcus Aurelius
Tunisia: Bardo Museum signage for statue of emperor Marcus Aurelius
Tunisia: Bardo Museum statue of emperor Marcus Aurelius
Tunisia: Bardo Museum statue of emperor Marcus Aurelius
Tunisia: Bardo Museum statues of two emperors
Tunisia: Bardo Museum statues of two emperors
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Roman villa room
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Roman villa room
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Roman villa room
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Roman villa room
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Roman villa room
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Roman villa room
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Roman villa room
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Roman villa room
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Roman villa room ceiling detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Roman villa room ceiling detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail; Many of the mosaics are labeled
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail; Many of the mosaics are labeled in this website: http://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/bardomuseum&page=all
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail; Many of the mosaics are labeled
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail; Many of the mosaics are labeled in this website: http://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/bardomuseum&page=all
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic close-up of  Neptune and related figures
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic close-up of Neptune and related figures
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic close-up of  Neptune and related figures
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic close-up of Neptune and related figures
Tunisia: Bardo Museum floor mosaic detail;
Tunisia: Bardo Museum floor mosaic detail;
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail;
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail;
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail; Many of the mosaics are labeled
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail; Many of the mosaics are labeled in this website: http://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/bardomuseum&page=all
Tunisia: Bardo Museum statue
Tunisia: Bardo Museum statue
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail; Many of the mosaics are labeled
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail; Many of the mosaics are labeled in this website: http://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/bardomuseum&page=all
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of fisherman
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of fisherman
Tunisia: Bardo Museum famous mosaic of Ulysses and crew
Tunisia: Bardo Museum famous mosaic of Ulysses and crew
Tunisia: Bardo Museum label for next image
Tunisia: Bardo Museum label for next image
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of God Ocean
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of God Ocean
Tunisia: Bardo Museum wall mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum wall mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum semi-circular stairway
Tunisia: Bardo Museum semi-circular stairway
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaics  Many of the mosaics are labeled
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaics Many of the mosaics are labeled in this website: http://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/bardomuseum&page=all
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum beautiful mosaic detail of fruit trees
Tunisia: Bardo Museum beautiful mosaic detail of fruit trees
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of hunting images
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of hunting images
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of hunting images
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of hunting images
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic walls and floors
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic walls and floors
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of water gods
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of water gods
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of fishermen
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of fishermen
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Carthage Room gallery
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Carthage Room gallery
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Carthage room ceiling
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Carthage room ceiling
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Carthage room
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Carthage room
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Carthage room floor mosaic detail; Many of the
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Carthage room floor mosaic detail; Many of the mosaics are labeled in this website: http://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/bardomuseum&page=all
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Carthage room floor mosaic detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Carthage room floor mosaic detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum facial pottery
Tunisia: Bardo Museum facial pottery
Tunisia: Bardo Museum statue
Tunisia: Bardo Museum statue
Tunisia: Bardo Museum statue
Tunisia: Bardo Museum statue
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail; Many of the mosaics are labeled
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail; Many of the mosaics are labeled in this website: http://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/bardomuseum&page=all
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of charioteer
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of charioteer
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail head of charioteer
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail head of charioteer
Tunisia: Bardo Museum floor and wall mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum floor and wall mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of centaurs, one being attacked and
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail of centaurs, one being attacked and the other trying to defend him
Tunisia: Bardo Museum huge ornate mosaic detail with centaurs pulling chariot
Tunisia: Bardo Museum huge ornate mosaic detail with centaurs pulling chariot
Tunisia: Bardo Museum ornate mosaic detail  of centaurs pulling chariot
Tunisia: Bardo Museum ornate mosaic detail of centaurs pulling chariot
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail; Many of the mosaics are labeled
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic detail; Many of the mosaics are labeled in this website: http://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/bardomuseum&page=all
Tunisia: Bardo Museum floor and wall mosiacs
Tunisia: Bardo Museum floor and wall mosiacs
Tunisia: Bardo Museum sarcophagi room label
Tunisia: Bardo Museum sarcophagi room label
Tunisia: Bardo Museum sarcophagus
Tunisia: Bardo Museum sarcophagus
Tunisia: Bardo Museum sarcophagi
Tunisia: Bardo Museum sarcophagi
Tunisia: Bardo Museum sarcophagus detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum sarcophagus detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum sarcophagus detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum sarcophagus detail
Tunisia: Bardo Museum glass floor entry to sarcophagi rooms
Tunisia: Bardo Museum glass floor entry to sarcophagi rooms
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum entry door to a private quarter
Tunisia: Bardo Museum entry door to a private quarter
Tunisia: Bardo Museum catacomb floor mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum catacomb floor mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Bulla Regia room
Tunisia: Bardo Museum Bulla Regia room
Tunisia: Bardo Museum statues awaiting display
Tunisia: Bardo Museum statues awaiting display
Tunisia: Bardo Museum label for mosaic of poet Virgil
Tunisia: Bardo Museum label for mosaic of poet Virgil
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic of poet Virgil
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic of poet Virgil
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic of poet Virgil surrounded by two muses:
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mosaic of poet Virgil surrounded by two muses: Calliope (poetry and eloquence and Polymnia (pantomime)
Tunisia: Bardo Museum entry hall and second floor displays
Tunisia: Bardo Museum entry hall and second floor displays
Tunisia Bardo Museum: bronze statue of a satyr from  125BC,
Tunisia Bardo Museum: bronze statue of a satyr from 125BC, part of a collection found from a Roman shipwreck off the coast of Mahdia in 81BC (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahdia_shipwreck)
Tunisia Bardo Museum: bronze statue of eros (bow missing from
Tunisia Bardo Museum: bronze statue of eros (bow missing from left hand) from 125BC, part of a collection found from a Roman shipwreck off the coast of Mahdia in 81BC (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahdia_shipwreck)
Tunisia Bardo Museum: bronze statue of eros (bow missing from
Tunisia Bardo Museum: bronze statue of eros (bow missing from left hand) from 125BC, part of a collection found from a Roman shipwreck off the coast of Mahdia in 81BC (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahdia_shipwreck)
Tunisia Bardo Museum: bronze statues 1st century BC from the
Tunisia Bardo Museum: bronze statues 1st century BC from the Mahdia shipwreck (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahdia_shipwreck)
Dionysis bronze
Dionysis bronze
Dionysis bronze with genitalia hung on front of pedestal
Dionysis bronze with genitalia hung on front of pedestal
Tunisia: Bardo Museum statuary
Tunisia: Bardo Museum statuary
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mythological theme mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum mythological theme mosaics
Tunisia: Bardo Museum second floor displays
Tunisia: Bardo Museum second floor displays