24 July - 26 October 2008

Hadrian: a new emperor

Bust of Antinous

An emperor's love
(3 minutes 2 seconds)

Statue of Hadrian being conserved

The power of image
(4 minutes 10 seconds)

Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli near Rome

The imperial palace
(2 minutes 25 seconds)

Hadrian's wall

Building the wall
(3 minutes 14 seconds)

Hadrian video

Hadrian: a new emperor
(3 minutes 3 seconds)

Photos in right hand column: Neil MacGregor and bust of Hadrian / Hadrian’s Wall (Photo: Roger Clegg. © Roger Clegg, 2008) / The Maritime Theatre at Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli near Rome / Statue of Hadrian in Greek dress being conserved / The Pantheon in Rome / Bust of Antinous