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theancientwayoflife: “~ Statue of Ipepy. Place of origin: Faiyum Date: ca. 1870-1750 B.C. Period: Middle Kingdom-Second Intermediate Period, 12th-13th Dynasty Medium: Quartzite, limestone ”

theancientwayoflife: “~ Statue of Ipepy. Place of origin: Faiyum Date: ca. 1870-1750 B.C. Period: Middle Kingdom-Second Intermediate Period, 12th-13th Dynasty Medium: Quartzite, limestone ”

Head of Surya, c. 6th century,India, Mathura, Post-Gupta period.Surya  is the chief solar deity in Hinduism and generally refers to the Sun. He usually has a lotus in each hand and is usually shown in a chariot drawn across the heavens by seven horses or one horse with seven heads. He is also shown with four hands, three carrying a wheel, a conch-shell and a lotus and the fourth in a protective mode.

India, Mathura, Post-Gupta period, spotted red sandstone, Overall: 16 x x 12 cm x 3 x 4 in.

Lion Gate at Mycenae, the Peloponnese, Greece

Lion Gate at Mycenae, the Peloponnese, Greece. I dragged an unenthusiastic sister here in said 'so what'. cant deny loved the gate.

A 2,000-year-old marble statue of a goddess has been discovered among dozens of broken columns and inscriptions during excavation at an ancient theater in central Greece.

Artemis, marble statue of the hunting goddess, dressed in a short belted tunic and a deerskin. Found in a greek theatre built in the C. BCE which was rebuilt two centuries later after an earthquake.

Jar with bear figurine Period: Proto-Elamite Date: ca. 3100–2900 B.C. Geography: Iran @ the Metropolitan Museum

Jar with bear figurine Period:Proto-Elamite Date:ca. Geography:Iran Culture:Proto-Elamite Medium:Gypsum alabaster in.

Central Thailand, Phetchabun province, possibly Si Thep, Pre-Angkorean Period sandstone, Overall: h.

etruscans history | History and Women: Those Scandalous Etruscan Women

Sarcophagus of Larthia Seianti century BCE) on display at the National Archaeological Museum of Florence. Larthia Seianti probably was sister of Thanunia Seianti. Surely, both belonged to one of the richest families of the Etruscan city of Chiusi.

Roman Brooch - Fibula / Snail - Imperial period / 2nd century A.D. - Museum of Fine Arts - Boston

valscrapbook: “jaume-pinya: Pin (Fibula) with Snail Roman, Imperial period, century A. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ”

Figure Pendant, Date: 10th–16th century, Geography: Colombia, Culture: Tairona, Medium: Gold.-'There are two types of cacique: one is fully human (shown here); the other is similar but has the head of a bat or crocodile. Such a powerful image could only have been worn by individuals who were themselves powerful in Tairona society.'

Figure Pendant Date: century Geography: Colombia Culture: Tairona Medium: Gold Dimensions: H.

Shell Pendant, c. 1200-1519                                                Mexico, Oaxaca, Mixtec style

Shell Pendant-Shell Pendant, c. Mexico, Oaxaca, Mixtec style gold, Overall

ancient mayan sculptures - Поиск в Google

Mayan Clay Sculpture - the sculpture and ceramics of this period took varied forms in terms of style and purpose over the years.

Standing Male Dignitary with Folded Arms. Maya, Jaina. A.D. 550 | Lot #47003 | Heritage Auctions

Standing Male Dignitary with Folded Arms Maya, Jaina A. 550 - 900 Ceramic, traces of original paint Height 6 - Available at 2006 September Pre-Columbian.

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