Ancient Art

Collection by Jeremy Norton Illustration

Jeremy Norton Illustration
 This artifact was found at Grave Gamma, Grave Circle B, Mycenae. Courtesy of & currently located at the Athens National Archaeological Museum. Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, European History, Ancient Aliens, American History, Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Minoan Art

Mycenaean Mask

Electrum mask. Grave Gamma, Grave Circle B, Mycenae Athens National Archaeological Museum

Munera: ΑΓΟΡΑΚΙΤΟΣ vs ΜΑΡΙΣΚΟΣ by egisto.sani, via Flickr


The bas-relief depicts a very popular game in the Roman arenas: the fighting between “secutores” and “retiarii”. The gladiators’ names are reported near the carved figures: [Αγορ]άκιτος , Agorakitos, the “retiarius”, and Μάρισκος, Mariskos, the “secutor”. Under the tribune where Agorakitos is standing, an inscription ἀπελύθη ἓξω λούδου, reminds us that the “retiarius” was made free from the gladiatorial games; probably, his freeing was a consequence of an extraordinary victory in the arena…

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Les portraits du Fayoum (Egypte) Regular citizens had naturalistic and non-idealized portraits

Head of Buddha [Afghanistan], about centuries, stucco with gesso traces of paint, now in the Metropolitan Museum, New York Buddha Kunst, Buddha Art, Buddha Statues, Buddha Head, Angel Statues, Buddha Sculpture, Art Sculpture, Art Premier, Religion

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Lascaux cave art, horses, aurochs and deer Lascaux, Fork Art, Old Cartoons, Old Paintings, Glyphs, Ancient Art, Trees To Plant, Deer, Moose Art

Lascaux cave art, horses, aurochs and deer

dwellerinthelibrary: Ancient Greek statue of a sphinx at the Met. Missing limbs and head, it’s become beautiful abstract curves. Classical Greece, Classical Art, Ancient Greek Art, Ancient History, Ancient Greece, Greek Antiquity, Rock Sculpture, Greek Culture, Byzantine Art

Limestone statue of a sphinx Period: Archaic Date: ca. 550–525 B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic

A Roman marble portrait head of the Empress Faustina the Elder. Circa A. Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Roman Hairstyles, Art Romain, Roman Fashion, Historical Women, Roman Art, Sculpture Clay, Types Of Art

A Roman marble portrait head of the Empress Faustina the Elder. Circa A.D. 140

Hunting Scene , first half century (possibly From the hermitage of San Baudelio de Berlanga, near Soria; [ Leon Levi (from ; [ Gabriel Dereppe French, Paris and New York (by ; co-owned by George Henry Clowes and Elijah B Ancient Art, Ancient History, Prado, Noli Me Tangere, Lost, European Paintings, Medieval Art, 12th Century, Romanesque

"Cacería del ciervo". Ermita de San Baudelio. Casillas de Berlanga (Soria). Hacia 1125

“The famous fish mosaic from Pompeii, now house in Naples Museum. The mosaic comes from the House of the Faun. The focal point of this mosaic is the struggle between the Octopus and the Crayfish. Over 21 different sea creatures are shown in the mosaic. Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Art History, Pompeii History, Ancient Fish, Rome Antique, Art Antique, Art Romain, Motif Art Deco

People like us: An incredible insight into the Romans who died in Pompeii's horror

A stunning exhibition shows what life was like for Roman people before Mount Vesuvius erupted killing more than 16,000 residents

Giclee Print: Portrait of a Middle-Aged Man in a Blue Cloak, Romano-Egyptian Mummy Portrait, Late Century : Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Art History, Egyptian Mummies, Egyptian Art, Art Du Monde, Post Mortem, Art Antique

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