Michael Fuller

Marble statue of Asclepius, god of Medicine, with a serpent coil along his staff. 2nd century AD. Rhodes Archaeological Museum. 


Two marble statues of Aphrodite (or less likely a nymph) in the process of dressing. Rhodes Archaeological Museum.


Relief from the site of Cameras (10 km. southwest of Rhodes, showing Hermes carrying the caduceus. The relief was carved in the 1st century BC, but in an artistic style several centuries earlier. Rhodes Archaeological Museum.



Marble statue of Hygiene holding a coiled serpent in her right hand and feeding it from a bowl held in her left hand. The cult of the goddess was closely linked to that of her father, Asclepius. Statue from the 2nd century AD. Rhodes Archaeological Museum.



- a rich variety of Roman and pre-Roman sculpture from Rhodes is housed in the Rhodes Archaeological Museum.

Marble Bust of Emperor Antonius Pius who rules from AD 138 - 161. Rhodes Archaeological Museum.

Bust of Helios, the Sun God. Rhodes Archaeological Museum


Marble statue known as the Venus of Rhodes. She is kneeling and busy drying her hair - a hair ribbon (vitta) can be is clearly visible. Rhodes Archaeological Museum.


View of the city from the top deck of the Viking Sky docked in port of Rhodes. The preserved walls are from the Medieval Period.


Mosaic floor representing a Griffin from the Acropolis of Rhodes. It is dated from approximately 250 - 150 BC.  Rhodes Archaeological Museum.