Gallo Roman Theatre & Museum, Lyon Photos

Next to the 2,000 year-old Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum on Fourvière Hill, sits the Gallo Roman Museum (1975) designed by Bernard Zehrfuss. The museum contains a large collection of Roman era objects from Lyon region.

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Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum held 10,000 audience. Lyon, France.2,000 year-old Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum over skyline of Lyon. Lyon, France.Stage area of Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum. Lyon, France.Roman road beside Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum. Lyon, France.
Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum held 10,000 audience. Lyon, France.2,000 year-old Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum over skyline of Lyon. Lyon, France.Stage area of Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum. Lyon, France.Roman road beside Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum. Lyon, France.
Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum with Gallo Roman Museum beyond. Lyon, France.Seating area of Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum. Lyon, France.Model of 2,000 year-old Theatre & Odeon at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Plan of 2,000 year-old Theatre & Odeon at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum with Gallo Roman Museum beyond. Lyon, France.Seating area of Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum. Lyon, France.Model of 2,000 year-old Theatre & Odeon at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Plan of 2,000 year-old Theatre & Odeon at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Gallo Roman Museum & Theatre building on Fourvière Hill. Lyon, France.Entrance hall of Gallo Roman Museum & Theatre. Lyon, France.Gallery architecture which spirals from top to bottom at Gallo Roman Museum & Theatre. Lyon, France.Architecture of Gallo Roman Museum which looks out on Lyon's ancient Roman Theatre ruins. Lyon, France.
Gallo Roman Museum & Theatre building (1975) on Fourvière Hill. Lyon, France. Architect: Bernard Zehrfuss.Entrance hall of Gallo Roman Museum & Theatre. Lyon, France.Gallery architecture which spirals from top to bottom at Gallo Roman Museum & Theatre. Lyon, France.Architecture of Gallo Roman Museum which looks out on Lyon's ancient Roman Theatre ruins. Lyon, France.
Triumph of Bacchus marble sarcophagus at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Lion detail of Triumph of Bacchus marble sarcophagus at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Bacchus detail of Triumph of Bacchus marble sarcophagus at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Ceramic cooking pot from final bronze age near Lyon at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Triumph of Bacchus marble sarcophagus (3rdC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Lion detail of Triumph of Bacchus marble sarcophagus (3rdC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Bacchus detail of Triumph of Bacchus marble sarcophagus (3rdC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Ceramic cooking pot from final bronze age (1300-700 BCE) near Lyon at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Metal objects from final bronze age cache near Lyon at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Cast bronze parts of processional chariot at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Low relief sculpture of Roman Legionaries from Glanum at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Bronze statuette of Roman priest offering incense at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Metal objects from final bronze age (1050-950 BCE) cache near Lyon at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Cast bronze parts of processional chariot (c700 BCE) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Low relief sculpture of Roman Legionaries from Glanum at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Bronze statuette of Roman priest offering incense (1stC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman bronze statuette of winged victory at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman terracotta oil lamps with gladiator scenes at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Bronze tablet with speech by Roman emperor Claudius in which some Gauls become Roman citizens & eligible to sit in Senate in Rome at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman water pump at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman bronze statuette of winged victory (1stC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman terracotta oil lamps with gladiator scenes at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Bronze tablet (c48 CE) with speech by Roman emperor Claudius in which some Gauls become Roman citizens & eligible to sit in Senate in Rome at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman water pump at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman stone carving of lion's head at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Bust of Greek philosopher Zeno at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Sculpted Trifrons with three faces of Celtic transition from Nimes at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman coins produced by Lugdunum mint at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman stone carving of lion's head at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Bust of Greek philosopher Zeno (1stC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Sculpted Trifrons with three faces of Celtic transition from Nimes at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman coins produced by Lugdunum (Lyon) mint (up to 4thC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Bronze god representing annual force of life over death found in Coligny at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Three Roman matres goddesses in recessed shell at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Silver goblet with Gallic gods made in Lugdunum at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Gallic god's head with hair & necklace of a typically pre-Roman Gallic found in Rouen at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Bronze god representing annual force of life over death found in Coligny at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Three Roman matres (mother) goddesses in recessed shell at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Silver goblet with Gallic gods (2nd half of 1stC) made in Lugdunum at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Gallic god's head with hair & necklace of a typically pre-Roman Gallic found in Rouen at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Bronze statue of Neptune? found in Rhone River at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Bronze statue of Jupiter found in Saône River at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman-era dodecahedrons of unknown usage at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman floor mosaic of Bacchus-Dionysus on black panther with characters representing seasons at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Bronze statue of Neptune? (2ndC) found in Rhone River at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Bronze statue of Jupiter found in Saône River at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman-era dodecahedrons of unknown usage at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman floor mosaic of Bacchus-Dionysus on black panther with characters representing seasons (2nd-3rdC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman mosaic of Bacchus at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman floor mosaic of chariot racing in circus at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman floor mosaic with cupids wrestling & hunting at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman floor mosaic with a drunk Hercules at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman mosaic of Bacchus (2nd-3rdC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman floor mosaic of chariot racing in circus at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman floor mosaic with cupids wrestling & hunting (150-200) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman floor mosaic with a drunk Hercules at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman floor mosaic with scene of gods at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman statue of Diana, goddess of the hunt with ancient head & torso at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Ceramic table bowl from Lyon at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Terra cotta mask at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman floor mosaic with scene of gods at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman statue of Diana, goddess of the hunt (2nd-3rdC) with ancient head & torso at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Ceramic table bowl (1stC) from Lyon at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Terra cotta mask (2ndC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Terra cotta jug with horses & handler at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Terra cotta vase with scene of triumph of town of Vienne at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Collection of Roman grave markers & amphorae at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman silver spoons from Vaise treasure horde at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Terra cotta jug with horses & handler at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Terra cotta vase with scene of triumph of town of Vienne (2ndC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Collection of Roman grave markers & amphorae at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman silver spoons from Vaise treasure horde (end 3rdC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman silver platter with country scenes on rim from Vaise treasure horde at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman gold, jade & silver jewelry from Vaise treasure horde at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman silver statuette of Apollo from Vaise treasure horde at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Collection of Roman glass at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman silver platter with country scenes on rim from Vaise treasure horde (end 3rdC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman gold, jade & silver jewelry from Vaise treasure horde (end 3rdC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman silver statuette of Apollo from Vaise treasure horde (end 3rdC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Collection of Roman glass (1st-4thC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman glass vase with long neck & handles from Lyon at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Collection of Roman glass bottles at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman gold rings intaglios at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Funerary stele of Lyonese ladies at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman glass vase with long neck & handles (1stC) from Lyon at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Collection of Roman glass bottles (1st-4thC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman gold rings intaglios at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Funerary stele of Lyonese ladies (3rdC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Strigil sarcophagus at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman corner mask of woman from funeral edifice at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman funeral edifice mask at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Christian tombstones from Roman era at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Strigil sarcophagus (3rd-4thC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman corner mask of woman from funeral edifice at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman funeral edifice mask at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Christian tombstones from Roman era (3rd-5thC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.

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