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    • Nike of Samothrace, front view, on ship pedestal.

    • Nike of Samothrace, front view, on ship pedestal.

    • Sculpture; Ship figureheads; Myths; Legends; Fictitious characters; Supernatural beings; Goddesses; Women; People associated with religion; Clothing & dress; Feathers; Ships; Warships; Vessels; Vehicles

    • From Samothrace, Greece. Perhaps by Pythokritos of Rhodes. "The winged goddess of Victory standing on the prow of a ship overlooked the Sanctuary of the Great Gods on the island of Samothrace. This monument was probably an ex-voto offered by...
    • Diptych leaf of Consul Areobindus, from Constantinople (Turkey).

    • Diptych leaf of Consul Areobindus, from Constantinople (Turkey).

    • Sculpture; Diptychs; Commemorations; Portraits; Men; Consuls; Government officials; Politicians; People associated with politics & government; Clothing & dress; Hairstyles; Scepters; Ceremonial objects; Symbols; Monograms; Medallions...

    • "The Louvre diptych was produced in 506 A.D., on the occasion of the consulate of Areobindus. […] An exceptionally high number of diptychs and panels in his name remain: two complete diptychs and five individual panels. […] The Areobindus...
    • Uluburun [Turkey] shipwreck, full-scale replica of ship.

    • Uluburun [Turkey] shipwreck, full-scale replica of ship.

    • Ships; Sailing ships; Cargo ships; Vessels; Vehicles; Shipwrecks; Vessel components; Cargo holds; Pottery; Containers; Men; Clothing & dress; Reproductions; Reconstructions; Conjectural works; Sections

    • "A full-scale replica of the ship in the Museum of Underwater Archaeology in Bodrum, Turkey." (Caption, p. 315); "Without doubt it was a royal cargo. And an exceptional one, at that. We can only guess how its loss, toward the end of...
    • Uluburun [Turkey] shipwreck, artifacts.

    • Uluburun [Turkey] shipwreck, artifacts.

    • Sculpture; Metalwork; Goldwork; Figurines; Pendants (Jewelry); Jewelry; Boxes; Cosmetics; Mechanical works; Women; Acrobats; Acrobatics; Entertainers; Goddesses; Myths; Legends; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Nudes;Clothing &...

    • "Artifacts from the wreck include: the ivory figurine of a female acrobat with her feet on her head; a gold pendant of a nude fertility goddess holding gazelles in her hands; a partly gold-clad bronze figurine of a goddess, perhaps the ship's...
    • Artemis, front view.

    • Artemis, front view.

    • Sculpture; Metalwork; Myths; Legends; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Goddesses; People associated with religion; Women; Clothing & dress; Hairstyles; Gestures

    • One of the Piraeus bronze statues; "The statue of the large Artemis reflects a different conception of the goddess, that of a serious young woman, in which her role as huntress is indicated only by the position of the fingers holding the bow...
    • Caligula, front view.

    • Caligula, front view.

    • Sculpture; Portraits; Emperors; Men; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Clothing & dress; Hairstyles; Sitting

    • Discovered in Rome on the Aventine Hill. "In this portrait, Caligula is shown seated. The body does not correspond to the head, which was subjected to numerous repairs over the course of the nineteenth century, when it was part of the Campana...
    • House of Menander, Pompeii, Italy, fresco, Menander.

    • House of Menander, Pompeii, Italy, fresco, Menander.

    • Architecture; Buildings; Houses; Dwellings; Residential facilities; Paintings; Portrait paintings; Murals; Portraits; Men; Dramatists; Authors; Comedians; People associated with entertainment & sports; Sitting; Clothing & dress; Wreaths;...

    • "In a niche at the back of the peristyle in the refined Pompeii domus that takes its name from this fresco, this portrait of the Athenian comedian Menander (end of the fourth century B.C.) was painted during the late Julio-Claudian era. The...
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