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Ancient Egypt - Egyptian Sheet gold finger and toe coverings, plus sandals, from the tomb of three minor wives of Thutmose III at Wady Gabbanat el-Qurud, circa B. On display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Ancient World

Egyptian Sheet gold finger and toe coverings, plus sandals, from the tomb of three minor wives of Thutmose III at Wady Gabbanat el-Qurud, circa 1479-1425 B.C. On display at the Metropolitan Museum of...

Harvard Art Museum- Arthur M Sackler Museum. Venus statuette of a Goddess, c. BC Sculpture Syrian, millennium BC Bronze Age, c. BC Clay, hand modelled with applied features 10 x 4 cm x 1 in. Ancient Goddesses, Gods And Goddesses, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Venus, Harvard Art Museum, Mother Goddess, Sacred Feminine, Sumerian
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Centuries Past

Statuette of a Goddess, c. 2000-1000 BC Sculpture Syrian, 2nd millennium BC Bronze Age, c. 3000-1200 BC Clay, hand modelled with applied features 10 x 4 cm (3 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.) Creation Place:...

Egyptian bone or ivory figurine. Predynastic Naqada I; 6000 YEARS OLD. Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Ancient Artefacts, Ancient Civilizations, Obelisk, Art Rupestre, Egypt Art, Historical Artifacts
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Ancient Egypt

British Museum (by Jeff G Photography)

Head of Polyphemus. Greek or Roman, Hellenistic or Imperial Period, 150 B. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. From MFA Boston: “This is the head of the one-eyed, man-eating Cyclops whom Odysseus finally outwitted and blinded. Ancient Greek Sculpture, Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Romans, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Art History, Roman Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Hellenistic Art
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Head of Polyphemos

This head comes from a group, probably of the blinding of Polyphemos, similar to that constructed from fragments found in the grotto at Sperlonga, along the Italian coast southwest of Rome. Polyphemos is based, in details of hair and beard, on a Pergamene centaur. The sculptor was wise in rejecting the older tradition, one seen in Hellenistic terracottas, of showing the monstrous giant as a kind of fat-faced baboon, with large ears and his eye set like a beacon light in the middle of his…

An Egyptian wooden figurine of a woman with lion's face and movable arms. Most likely the Lion-headed Goddess Sekhmet Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Art History, Egyptian Goddess, Egypt Museum, Wooden Figurines, Statues, Sacred Feminine, Yellow Painting
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Insight

thepursuitofhyggelig: Lion at the Pergamon museum - this guy used to be on an entrance way in Mesopotamia

Victory and Athena, terracotta, Greece. This large terracotta statuette presents an allegorical scene in which Athena embraces Victory. It probably came from Tanagra in the century BC, or perhaps later, at the time of Alexander the Great BC). Architecture Classique, Art Et Architecture, Ancient History, Art History, Statues, Ancient Greek Sculpture, Ancient Goddesses, Mycenae, Empire Romain

Victory and Athena, terracotta, Dating: 400 BC–323 BC Origin: Greek World, Beotia

Bronze foot in the form of a sphinx Period: Archaic Date: ca. 600 B. Culture: Greek Medium: Bronze Dimensions: Overall: 10 x 8 x 6 in. x x cm) Classification: Bronzes Credit Line: Gift from the family of Howard J. Barnet, in his memory Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Art History, Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Bronze, Archaic Greece
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Bronze foot in the form of a sphinx | Greek | Archaic | The Met

Collection of George Ortiz, Geneva, Switzerland; [with Robin Symes, London, England]; by 1989 and until 2000, collection of Howard J. and Saretta Barnet, New York; acquired in 2000, gift of the family of Howard J

Seated statuette of Urnanshe, from the Ishtar temple at Mari. His arms, now broken off, are in front of his chest in a gesture of prayer.These statuettes dipicted the Sumerian people praising the gods. Middle East Culture, Middle Eastern Art, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Art History, Ancient Goddesses, Gods And Goddesses, Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Civilizations
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Seated statuette of Urnanshe, from the Ishtar temple at Mari (modern Tell Hariri)

Spear thrower made from reindeer antler, sculpted as a mammoth. Found in the rock shelter of Montastruc, France. Approximately 13,000–14,000 years old  The British Museum British Museum, Ancient History, Art History, Spear Thrower, Art Pariétal, Paleolithic Art, Art Rupestre, Arte Tribal, Tribal Art
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(See Pat Shipman of Penn State) carving These carvings are from ivory and have been dated to between - years old, making them the oldest artworks in Europe.

Lady Jayne's Pillow Book

Just a lot of random musings. I'm particularily fond of history and archaeology, mythology and...

Maskette, Maya ^ Minneapolis Institute of Art Statues, Sculpture Art, Sculptures, Vases, Museum Studies, Aztec Culture, Mesoamerican, Inca, Ancient Artifacts
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Maskette, Maya ^ Minneapolis Institute of Art

Seated Female Figure Mexico, Nayarit, San Pedro Lagunillas region, 200 B. 300 Earthenware with colored slips and resist decoration 11 ½ x 5 ¾ x 4 ½ in. Art Sculpture, Pottery Sculpture, Sculptures, African Figurines, Type E, Symbolic Art, Art Premier, Colonial Art, Spanish Colonial

Seated Female Figure Mexico, Nayarit, San Pedro Lagunillas region, 200 B.C. – A.D. 300 Earthenware with colored slips and resist decoration

Tripod Serpent Bowl, Nicoya ^ Minneapolis Institute of Art Raku Pottery, Pottery Sculpture, Costa Rica Art, Museum Studies, Mexica, Mesoamerican, Black And White Painting, Inca, Prehistory

Tripod Serpent Bowl, Nicoya ^ Minneapolis Institute of Art

Statuette of Herakles, BCE - Sikeliote (Sicilian Greek). Greek Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient History, Art History, Goddess Of Grain, Ancient Greek Sculpture, Roman Gods, Ghost In The Machine, Greek Gods And Goddesses
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Sicily

Settlers from Greece brought myths and religious practices to Sicily. Preeminent deities were Demeter, goddess of grain, and her daughter Persephone.

Cycladic marble statuette of a standing male figure playing a musical instrument (the double flute).

NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE

Appliqué in the shape of an Acheloos mask. Western Greek, c. Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Greek Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Greece Art, Sumerian, Gods And Goddesses, Way Of Life
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