Item from the Oxus treasure of the Achaemenid Persian and Greek Seleucid periods.
1st century BC-1st century AD, Herculaneum, bronze with copper and silver jewelry and inlays, 17.5 cm. Venus (Aphrodite). Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli #ercolano #herculaneum #ruins
1196-1200, Antelami, Il calendario di pietra: settembre ?????????????
I 10 capolavori antichi più pagati di sempre al mondo
Satiro danzante - Museo del Satiro - Mazara del Vallo
Ipogeo dei Volumni di Perugia. Questa tomba ipogea etrusca si sviluppa in diverse stanze. Nella foto vediamo l'atrio, l'alcova dei padroni di casa e due delle otto stanzette laterali
Earring, Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, 525–330 B.C.E.
Beautiful Esther, winner of the world's first beauty contest, she was clever and wise as well, and saved the Jewish people.
Gold Amulet of Lama Old Babylonian (c.2000-1750 BC) This amulet is a representation of the Babylonian goddess Lama wearing a four horned headdress. She holds her hands up pleading on the behalf of the person who dedicated this object in a temple or shrine. She wears a heavy necklace and a special “flounced” garment. Her figure also appears on Mesopotamian cylinder seals. (Source: The British Museum)