Posts tagged "museum"

7 Jun 2012

Mosaic: Virgil and the Muses, Bardo

Posted in Museums, Photography

The Bardo museum is reopening its doors after years of work, and I got to go in with my camera and take some pics of the still-closed off sections. The famous Virgil and the Muses mosaic: notice the writing on the manuscript he’s holding.... Read more >

7 Jun 2012

Punic Mask

Posted in Museums, Photography

The Bardo museum is reopening its doors after years of work, and I got to go in with my camera and take some pics of the still-closed off sections. The creepiest punic mask ever. Its machiavellian grin just freaks me out.... Read more >

7 Jun 2012

Detail of a greco-roman Column

Posted in Museums, Photography

The Bardo museum is reopening its doors after years of work, and I got to go in with my camera and take some pics of the still-closed off sections. Close-up of a Roman or Greek Column.... Read more >

7 Jun 2012

Palais du Bardo, Music Room, balcony under-side

Posted in Museums, Photography

The Bardo museum is reopening its doors after years of work, and I got to go in with my camera and take some pics of the still-closed off sections. Once again, the ornate work under the balcony was just breath-taking.  ... Read more >

7 Jun 2012

Palais du Bardo, Music Room

Posted in Museums, Photography

The Bardo museum is reopening its doors after years of work, and I got to go in with my camera and take some pics of the still-closed off sections. This is the old music room of the palace, with twin balconies for women and men, with its ornate golden ceiling.... Read more >

7 Jun 2012

Inner courtyard (old Carthage room)

Posted in Museums, Photography

The Bardo museum is reopening its doors after years of work, and I got to go in with my camera and take some pics of the still-closed off sections. I believe this is the old Carthage room, which is basically an inner courtyard in the Bey’s old Palace.... Read more >

7 Jun 2012

Carved Ceiling in the Palais du Bardo

Posted in Museums, Photography

The Bardo museum is reopening its doors after years of work, and I got to go in with my camera and take some pics of the still-closed off sections. At this point of the tour, my eyes just went up and I kept looking and taking pictures of the incredible carved ceilings in the Bey’s […]... Read more >

7 Jun 2012

Bey’s private apartments, Palais du Bardo

Posted in Museums, Photography

The Bardo museum is reopening its doors after years of work, and I got to go in with my camera and take some pics of the still-closed off sections. When we stepped into the Bey’s old private apartments, I think we all just stared at the ceiling. It’s just incredible. So much so that I […]... Read more >

7 Jun 2012

Bey’s apartments, Ceiling carvings

Posted in Museums, Photography

The Bardo museum is reopening its doors after years of work, and I got to go in with my camera and take some pics of the still-closed off sections. When we stepped into the Bey’s old private apartments, I think we all just stared at the ceiling. It’s just incredible. So much so that I […]... Read more >

7 Jun 2012

Bey’s Apartments, Ceiling and entry-way

Posted in Museums, Photography

The Bardo museum is reopening its doors after years of work, and I got to go in with my camera and take some pics of the still-closed off sections. When we stepped into the Bey’s old private apartments, I think we all just stared at the ceiling. It’s just incredible. So much so that I […]... Read more >

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