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Greek, Caryatid mirror with Aphrodite, Erotes, and siren, c.460 BC

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Greek, Caryatid mirror with Aphrodite, Erotes, and siren, c.460 BC (source).

Iran , Luristan bronze statue of a female, ca 1000-650 BC. تندیس مفرغی یک زن، هنر لرستان، حدود ۱۰۰۰تا ۶۵۰ پیش از میلاد by: Virtual Museum of Iran Art on facebook. IranologySociety.

Iran , Luristan bronze statue of a female, ca 1000-650 BC. تندیس مفرغی یک زن، هنر لرستان، حدود ۱۰۰۰تا ۶۵۰ پیش از میلاد by: Virtual Museum of Iran Art on facebook. IranologySociety.

tammuz:  Detail of a relief from the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at the Assyrian Imperial capital of Nimrud (883-859 BCE). Hood Mus...

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tammuz: “ Detail of a relief from the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at the Assyrian Imperial capital of Nimrud (883-859 BCE). Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. Photo by...

massarrah:  Eye Idol from Early Uruk c. 3600-3000 BCE. British Museum.

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Uruk Period. Rock crystal eye figure, ca 3500-3100 BC

Uruk Period. Rock crystal eye figure, ca 3500-3100 BC

Roman Janus head balsamarium, 2nd-3rd century CE, silver with partial gilding.

Roman Janus head balsamarium, 2nd-3rd century CE, silver with partial gilding.

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Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, ca. 900-1400 CE.  In the shape of a conch Shell, right side depicting a Reed Boat with Jaguar Head as a Prow and a Sea Lion playfully jumping over the Boat; left side depicting a Flying Fish of Large Proportion, maybe a Blue Marlin.

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Mirror with Handle in the Form of a Hathor Emblem   Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Thutmose III Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III, Wadi D, Tomb 1. Met Museum.

Mirror with Handle in the Form of a Hathor Emblem Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Thutmose III Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III, Wadi D, Tomb 1. Met Museum.

Silver gilt plate depicting Sassanid king during hunting,circa 500-600 A.D.

Silver gilt plate depicting Sassanid king during hunting,circa 500-600 A.D.

Ancient Egyptian Art

Ancient Egyptian Art

Iran, circa 1700-1799,  Safavid; Qajar

Iran, circa 1700-1799, Safavid; Qajar

Oil-lamp with winged phallus, from Pompeii

Oil-lamp with winged phallus, from Pompeii (Augustan age?) - Naples, Archaeological Museum

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Erotic Oil-Lamps, from Pompeii (79 AD) - Naples, Archaeological Museum ("Secret Room") - Lighting in Antiquity by * Karl *

Roman Empire

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Etruscan, about 500-480 BC Made in ancient Etruria, in modern Italy

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Etruscan, about 500-480 BC Made in ancient Etruria, in modern Italy

Etruscan

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Artefact from the Cuerdale hoard of 8,600 Viking silver items buried about 905 and found in 1840 near Preston, Lancashire, England.

History - Ancient History in depth: The Cuerdale Hoard

An incredible buried treasure, by Gareth Williams and Leslie Webster

King Tut's burial bed in the form of the Celestial Cow. The Cow represents the Goddess Hathor Mehet-Urt, whose horns are decorated with the solar disk.

Réunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais

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Bowl with Grasshopper, c 1000-1150 Southwest, Mogollan, Mimbres, Pre-Contact Period, 11th-12th century | Cleveland Museum of Art

Bowl with Grasshopper, c 1000-1150 Southwest, Mogollan, Mimbres, Pre-Contact Period, 11th-12th century | Cleveland Museum of Art

Bird with Human Head, possibly Hermes, c. 200s-300s Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period| Cleveland Museum of Art

Bird with Human Head, possibly Hermes, c. 200s-300s Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period| Cleveland Museum of Art

A Chihuahua dog or pisote (coatimundi)? Mexican, Late Preclassic period, 200 B.C.–A.D. 300.

Pisote or dog effigy

Effigy vessel in the form of a standing Chihuahua dog or pisote (coatimundi), a tree-dwelling animal of Central America characterized by a pointed nose with rounded ti …

Bottle, Skeletal Couple with Child, 3rd–7th century  Peru, Moche  Ceramic

Bottle, Skeletal Couple with Child, 3rd–7th century Peru, Moche Ceramic

Feline Bottle 8th–10th century Peru Culture

Feline Bottle | Wari | The Met

The impressive polychrome bottle has a modeled feline head at the neck and a flattened canteenlike chamber. The front legs of the feline are worked in low relief on both sides of the flask, the powerful paws with pointed claws touching fanged animals in profile painted on the sides of the chamber in raised roundels

Amulet in the shape of an elephant’s head. Probably Naqada II, 3650-3300 BC. Naqada ia a town on the west bank of the Nile

The Dawn of Egyptian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Amulet in the shape of an elephant’s head. Probably Naqada II, 3650-3300 BC. Naqada ia a town on the west bank of the Nile

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Bird pectoral, Popayan, gold alloy, AD900-1600. © The Trustees of the British Museum

New exhibition shines a light on the legend of El Dorado through ancient Colombian gold jewellery and art

'Beyond El Dorado: Power and Gold in Ancient Columbia' at the British Museum explores the social and spiritual meanings of gold in ancient Colombian times.

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Bowl with Grasshopper, c 1000-1150 Southwest, Mogollan, Mimbres, Pre-Contact Period, 11th-12th century | Cleveland Museum of Art

Bowl with Grasshopper, c 1000-1150 Southwest, Mogollan, Mimbres, Pre-Contact Period, 11th-12th century | Cleveland Museum of Art

Bird with Human Head, possibly Hermes, c. 200s-300s Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period| Cleveland Museum of Art

Bird with Human Head, possibly Hermes, c. 200s-300s Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period| Cleveland Museum of Art

A Chihuahua dog or pisote (coatimundi)? Mexican, Late Preclassic period, 200 B.C.–A.D. 300.

Pisote or dog effigy

Effigy vessel in the form of a standing Chihuahua dog or pisote (coatimundi), a tree-dwelling animal of Central America characterized by a pointed nose with rounded ti …

Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, ca. 900-1400 CE.  In the shape of a conch Shell, right side depicting a Reed Boat with Jaguar Head as a Prow and a Sea Lion playfully jumping over the Boat; left side depicting a Flying Fish of Large Proportion, maybe a Blue Marlin.

Vintage Jewelry for Sale & Antique Jewelry

Shop for vintage Jewelry at auction, starting bids at $1. With over 365845 lots available for antique Jewelry and 426 upcoming auctions, you won't want to miss out.

Mirror with Handle in the Form of a Hathor Emblem   Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Thutmose III Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III, Wadi D, Tomb 1. Met Museum.

Mirror with Handle in the Form of a Hathor Emblem Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Thutmose III Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III, Wadi D, Tomb 1. Met Museum.

Silver gilt plate depicting Sassanid king during hunting,circa 500-600 A.D.

Silver gilt plate depicting Sassanid king during hunting,circa 500-600 A.D.

Ancient Egyptian Art

Ancient Egyptian Art

Iran, circa 1700-1799,  Safavid; Qajar

Iran, circa 1700-1799, Safavid; Qajar

Oil-lamp with winged phallus, from Pompeii

Oil-lamp with winged phallus, from Pompeii (Augustan age?) - Naples, Archaeological Museum

www.flickr.com/groups/roman_empire/discuss/72157628995414... www.flickr.com/groups/980392@N22/discuss/72157630771112000/

Erotic Oil-Lamps, from Pompeii (79 AD) - Naples, Archaeological Museum ("Secret Room") - Lighting in Antiquity by * Karl *

Roman Empire

Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.

Etruscan, about 500-480 BC Made in ancient Etruria, in modern Italy

wasbella102

Etruscan, about 500-480 BC Made in ancient Etruria, in modern Italy

Etruscan

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Etruscan

Artefact from the Cuerdale hoard of 8,600 Viking silver items buried about 905 and found in 1840 near Preston, Lancashire, England.

History - Ancient History in depth: The Cuerdale Hoard

An incredible buried treasure, by Gareth Williams and Leslie Webster

King Tut's burial bed in the form of the Celestial Cow. The Cow represents the Goddess Hathor Mehet-Urt, whose horns are decorated with the solar disk.

Réunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais

- 11-537278

Bottle, Skeletal Couple with Child, 3rd–7th century  Peru, Moche  Ceramic

Bottle, Skeletal Couple with Child, 3rd–7th century Peru, Moche Ceramic

Feline Bottle 8th–10th century Peru Culture

Feline Bottle | Wari | The Met

The impressive polychrome bottle has a modeled feline head at the neck and a flattened canteenlike chamber. The front legs of the feline are worked in low relief on both sides of the flask, the powerful paws with pointed claws touching fanged animals in profile painted on the sides of the chamber in raised roundels