Artifacts

Title Image Description Period Region Sort descending Sub Period Sub Region Sub Subject Subject Status Edit
Domus Flavia View of the fountain and nymphaeum in the Domus Flavia.

View of the fountain and nymphaeum in the Domus Flavia.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Early Dynastic Africa-Nubia miscellaneous-private life Miscellaneous Active
Armenian subject presenting gifts Wearing the typcial hat, tunic and trousers of Iranian horsemen. Brings a jar, preseumably of gold, with the handle and spout decorated with winged griffons.

Wearing the typcial hat, tunic and trousers of Iranian horsemen. Brings a jar, preseumably of gold, with the handle and spout decorated with winged griffons.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa mosaic Miscellaneous Active
Triple Arch at Timgad Triple arch at Timgad, built in the second century AD to replace the more functional west gate of the colony.

Triple arch at Timgad, built in the second century AD to replace the more functional west gate of the colony.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Algeria-Timgad architecture-public-arches Architecture Active
Mosaic of the Lord Julius', with allegories of the Seasons Mosaic of the Lord Julius', with allegories of the Seasons. From Carthage. c. AD 380-400. Tunis, Museum of the Bardo.

Mosaic of the Lord Julius', with allegories of the Seasons. From Carthage. c. AD 380-400. Tunis, Museum of the Bardo.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tunisia-Carthage mosaic Miscellaneous Active
Domitian's Palce Original Marble Decoration Photograph of the original marble decoration from Domitian's Palace.

Photograph of the original marble decoration from Domitian's Palace.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-New Kingdom Africa-Nubia Furniture-Funerary Furniture Active
Map of the Near East Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tripolitania-Lepcis Magna architecture-fortification-gates Architecture Active
View of the Roman Forum (9) View of the Roman Forum.

View of the Roman Forum.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Old Kingdom Africa-Nubia sculpture-stone-free standing Sculpture Active
Campaign in Babylonia An Assyrian king, perhaps Sin-shar-ishkun, in his chariot and under a parasol with his driver and eunuch attendant with a fly-whisk.

An Assyrian king, perhaps Sin-shar-ishkun, in his chariot and under a parasol with his driver and eunuch attendant with a fly-whisk.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tripolitania-Lepcis Magna sculpture-stone Sculpture Active
King adoring bull At Alaja Huyuk. King is shown before an altar placed in front of a deity represented by a bull.

At Alaja Huyuk. King is shown before an altar placed in front of a deity represented by a bull.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tripolitania miscellaneous-coins Miscellaneous Active
Reconstruction of the Four-Way Triumphal Arch of Septimius Severus at Lepcis Magna Reconstruction of the four-way triumphal Arch of Septimius Severus at Lepcis Magna. It was built c. AD 200 and stood at the principal cross-roads.

Reconstruction of the four-way triumphal Arch of Septimius Severus at Lepcis Magna. It was built c. AD 200 and stood at the principal cross-roads.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tripolitania-Lepcis Magna Architecture-reconstruction Architecture Active
The Triumph of Neptune and Amphitrite The Triumph of Neptune and Amphitrite. Mosaic panel. From Koudiat Ati near Constantine. 310 x 196 cm. c.AD 325. Paris, Musee du Louvre.

The Triumph of Neptune and Amphitrite. Mosaic panel. From Koudiat Ati near Constantine. 310 x 196 cm. c.AD 325. Paris, Musee du Louvre.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Algeria mosaic Miscellaneous Active
Map of the Levant The Near East in the time of the Amarna letters

The Near East in the time of the Amarna letters

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tripolitania-Lepcis Magna architecture-public-theaters Architecture Active
Statue of a female figure Probably from the later style. The head-dress is not, so far, found elsewhere.

Probably from the later style. The head-dress is not, so far, found elsewhere.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tunisia-Carthage Painting Miscellaneous Active
Rome Capitolium Acc to Dion Halic Detail of temple architecture of a temple to Dionysus of Halic on the Capitolium.

Detail of temple architecture of a temple to Dionysus of Halic on the Capitolium.

Prehistoric Africa Prehistoric-Bronze Age Africa-Nubia sculpture-stone Sculpture Active
Head of a woman Shortly after the Akkadian Period, before the 3rd Dynasty of Ur

Shortly after the Akkadian Period, before the 3rd Dynasty of Ur

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa architecture-palace Architecture Active
Praetorium, Lambaesis Praetorium, Lambaesis. Early 2nd century AD

Praetorium, Lambaesis. Early 2nd century AD

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Algeria architecture-fortification Architecture Active
An Amarna letter Part of the diplomatic correspondence of the pharaoh. Here, the ruler of Amurru tried to explain why he himself had received the Hittite envoy but not the pharaoh's.

Part of the diplomatic correspondence of the pharaoh. Here, the ruler of Amurru tried to explain why he himself had received the Hittite envoy but not the pharaoh's.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tripolitania-Lepcis Magna sculpture-stone-relief Sculpture Active
NE_Early Turkey_281_Yazilikaya_Reconstruction of religious procession Yazilikaya. Reconstruction of a religious procession.

Yazilikaya. Reconstruction of a religious procession.

Near Eastern Africa Near Eastern-Hittite Empire Africa-Nubia religious Miscellaneous Active
Painted pottery head From the palace of the Babylonian Kassites. The style resembles 18th Dynasty Egyptian figures, not contemporary Mesopotamian works of art.

From the palace of the Babylonian Kassites. The style resembles 18th Dynasty Egyptian figures, not contemporary Mesopotamian works of art.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tripolitania-Lepcis Magna architecture-domestic-villa Architecture Active
Roman Bridge at Sommieres Roman bridge at Sommieres, France

Roman bridge at Sommieres, France

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial North Africa architecture-palace Architecture Active
Roman Forum West End (1) View of the West End of the Roman Forum.

View of the West End of the Roman Forum.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Late Dynastic Africa-Nubia sculpture-stone-relief Sculpture Active
Domitian's Palace Architectural remains from Domitian's Palace.

Architectural remains from Domitian's Palace.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-New Kingdom Africa-Nubia Miscellaneous-miscellaneous Miscellaneous Active
Impression of King Muwatallis II's stamp seal Weather god of Hatti, embracing the Hittite king. The hieroglyphic and cuneiform inscriptions record the name and titles of the king. Found in the citadel of Hattusas.

Weather god of Hatti, embracing the Hittite king. The hieroglyphic and cuneiform inscriptions record the name and titles of the king. Found in the citadel of Hattusas.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tripolitania-Lepcis Magna architecture-public-amphitheaters Architecture Active
Bronze statuette of a priest White stone face and part of a larger construction. Had been inlaid and covered by gold leaf. Made using the lost-wax process and could have been a servant. Supposedly from Rusahinili. Urartian metalwork.

White stone face and part of a larger construction. Had been inlaid and covered by gold leaf. Made using the lost-wax process and could have been a servant. Supposedly from Rusahinili. Urartian metalwork.

Roman Africa Roman-Republic Africa-North Africa architecture-domestic-villa Architecture Active
Circus Maxentius Structures Egyptian Africa Egyptian-New Kingdom Africa-Nubia sculpture-stone-free standing Sculpture Active
Roman walls cross section Roman walls cross section

Roman walls cross section

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Egyptian Africa-Nubia architecture-religious-temple Architecture Active
Kom Ombo: Temple of Sobek and Haroeris Archaeological plan of the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris at Kom Ombo

Archaeological plan of the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris at Kom Ombo

Near Eastern Africa Near Eastern-Sumerian Africa-Nubia Seals-seals Seals Active
Twin palace buildings Twin palace buildings of the Early Dynastic IIIa period and a monumental gateway at Kish. Here again, circular brick columns are an unusual feature.

Twin palace buildings of the Early Dynastic IIIa period and a monumental gateway at Kish. Here again, circular brick columns are an unusual feature.

Modern Africa Modern Africa-Nubia sculpture-stone-relief Sculpture Active
Stele from Jebelet el Beida Huge figure in a tasselled robe, holding a mace/battle-axe and hair bound up in a 'chignon'. Antedates the second millennium BC.

Huge figure in a tasselled robe, holding a mace/battle-axe and hair bound up in a 'chignon'. Antedates the second millennium BC.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tripolitania sculpture-sculpture Sculpture Active
Villa Guilla Loggia The loggia of the Villa Guilla.

The loggia of the Villa Guilla.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Old Kingdom Africa-Nubia Papyrus-religious scenes Papyrus Active
Domitian's Palce Remains of Domitian's Palace with modern buildings in the background.

Remains of Domitian's Palace with modern buildings in the background.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Egyptian Africa-Nubia architecture-religious-temple Architecture Active
Mausoleum of the Julii Family Monument erected to mark the mausoleum of the Julii Family in St. Remy-de-Prevence, France.

Monument erected to mark the mausoleum of the Julii Family in St. Remy-de-Prevence, France.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Old Kingdom Africa-Nubia sculpture-faience Sculpture Active
Ramesses III in battle with Sea Peoples Drawing of a relief of Ramesses III battling "sea peoples", from his temple at Medinet.   From "Medinet Habu", a publication by the Oriental Institute of Chicago.

Drawing of a relief of Ramesses III battling "sea peoples", from his temple at Medinet. From "Medinet Habu", a publication by the Oriental Institute of Chicago.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-New Kingdom Africa-Nubia Modern photos Miscellaneous Active
Clay lion Guarded the temple entrance at Tell Harmal. From the Isin-Larsa Period.

Guarded the temple entrance at Tell Harmal. From the Isin-Larsa Period.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tripolitania Painting Miscellaneous Active
Astronomical observations The astrologers of the Assyrian court consulted tablets like this one from the royal library at Nineveh, containing astronomical observations and predictions.

The astrologers of the Assyrian court consulted tablets like this one from the royal library at Nineveh, containing astronomical observations and predictions.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa architecture-public-arches Architecture Active
Niemes Arles Gate Arles Gate, built under Augustus, in Niemes, France

Arles Gate, built under Augustus, in Niemes, France

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Egyptian Africa-Nubia sculpture-stone Sculpture Active
Forum of Trajan The Forum of Trajan in Rome

The Forum of Trajan in Rome

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Egyptian Africa-Nubia jewelry-gold Jewelry Active
Hadrian's Baths at Lepcis Magna The Baths(AD 126-7), show a mature and formal plan. The building included an open-air swimming-bath(a), frigidarium(b), plunge-baths(c), tepidarium(d), with a large central and two smaller baths(e), calidarium(f), super-heated rooms(g).

The Baths(AD 126-7), show a mature and formal plan. The building included an open-air swimming-bath(a), frigidarium(b), plunge-baths(c), tepidarium(d), with a large central and two smaller baths(e), calidarium(f), super-heated rooms(g).

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tripolitania-Lepcis Magna architecture-public-baths Architecture Active
Forum of Augustus Firewall Rearview of the Forum of Augustus Firewall.

Rearview of the Forum of Augustus Firewall.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Egyptian Africa-Nubia furniture-furniture Furniture Active
Forum of Trajan Column capital with human for scale at the Forum of Trajan

Column capital with human for scale at the Forum of Trajan

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Egyptian Africa-Nubia miscellaneous-private life Miscellaneous Active
Caesar's Forum Columns from Caesar's Forum.

Columns from Caesar's Forum.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-New Kingdom Africa-Nubia architecture-religious-temple Architecture Active
The palace of Yarimlim At ancient Alalakh. There is little purposeful planning. It lacks monumentality and is essentially an elaborate dwelling. Wood was extensively employed.

At ancient Alalakh. There is little purposeful planning. It lacks monumentality and is essentially an elaborate dwelling. Wood was extensively employed.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tripolitania miscellaneous-coins Miscellaneous Active
Circus Maxentius East Walls Image of the East walls of the Circus Maxentius in Rome.

Image of the East walls of the Circus Maxentius in Rome.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Egyptian Africa-Nubia architecture-public-columns and capitals Architecture Active
Plan of Aosta Reconstructed plan of the city of Aosta

Reconstructed plan of the city of Aosta

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Egyptian Africa-Nubia Miscellaneous-Funerary Miscellaneous Active
Batus Augustine Baths at Fiesole, with the hypocaust system visible.

Baths at Fiesole, with the hypocaust system visible.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Old Kingdom Africa-Nubia architecture-religious-temple Architecture Active
Domus Transitoria Nymphaeum Remains of the nymphaeum from the Domus Transitoria underneath the Domus Flavia.

Remains of the nymphaeum from the Domus Transitoria underneath the Domus Flavia.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Early Dynastic Africa-Nubia architecture-religious-temple Architecture Active
Sphinx of Amenemhat III Sphinxes of Amenemhat were extremely popular during various eras.  The exact site of their origin is uncertain, but it was probably the temple dedicated to the goddess Bastet at Bubastis.  Made of Grey Granite. Height: 150cm. Length: 236cm. This particula

Sphinxes of Amenemhat were extremely popular during various eras. The exact site of their origin is uncertain, but it was probably the temple dedicated to the goddess Bastet at Bubastis. Made of Grey Granite. Height: 150cm. Length: 236cm. This particula

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Early Dynastic Africa-Nubia maps-archaeological Maps Active
Stele of Shamshi-Adad V The king in his court robes with the typical headdress and diadem of the Assyrian monarchy. He holds a scepter and points his right index finger in a gesture of reverence. Symbols of the cheif gods in front of his face.

The king in his court robes with the typical headdress and diadem of the Assyrian monarchy. He holds a scepter and points his right index finger in a gesture of reverence. Symbols of the cheif gods in front of his face.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tripolitania architecture-domestic Architecture Active
Offering bearer, from Mari Prehistoric Africa Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Near East Africa-Nubia sculpture-sculpture Sculpture Active
Temple A at Largo Argentina Temple A at Largo Argentina with a few columns of Temple B visible at far left

Temple A at Largo Argentina with a few columns of Temple B visible at far left

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Egyptian Africa-Nubia sculpture-stone-free standing Sculpture Active