Artifacts

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Akrotiri Excavation Excavations at Akrotiri, on Thera

Excavations at Akrotiri, on Thera

Greek Italy-Latium Greek-Archaic Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Akrotiri West house Akrotiri West house

Akrotiri West house

Prehistoric Greece Islands Aegean Cyclades Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Minoan Greece-Islands-Aegean-Cyclades-Thera-Akrotiri architecture-domestic-houses Architecture Active
Akyarlar Magarasi Akyarlar Magarasi cave 1986.

Akyarlar Magarasi cave 1986.

Near Eastern Near East Near Eastern-Early Dynastic Asia-Near East-Lagash/Telloh/Girsu vases-pottery Vases Active
Al-Untash-Napirisha The large city was dominated by the ziggurat at the center of the religious quarter. Much of teh area of the city within the walls was never built on.

The large city was dominated by the ziggurat at the center of the religious quarter. Much of teh area of the city within the walls was never built on.

Roman Europe Roman-Imperial Europe-Germany-Trier architecture-domestic-villa Architecture Active
Alabaster Casket Lid Alabaster casket incised and painted with two formal bouquets and separrated by a column of inscription giving the king's names and titles. Knob made of obsidian.

Alabaster casket incised and painted with two formal bouquets and separrated by a column of inscription giving the king's names and titles. Knob made of obsidian.

Near Eastern Asia Minor Near Eastern-Chalcolithic Asia-Near East script-script Script Active
Alabaster Lamp Alabaster lamp with chalice-shaped cup flanked by figures of god of eternity Heh

Alabaster lamp with chalice-shaped cup flanked by figures of god of eternity Heh

Prehistoric Asia Minor Prehistoric-Paleolithic Asia Minor-Anatolia architecture-religious-temple Architecture Active
Alabaster Model Measuring 28 inches in length this alabaster model of a high pedestal supporting a boat ornament is a mystery to this day. There appears to be an open sarcophagus under a canopy on the boat supported by two-tiered columns representing the papyrus and whit

Measuring 28 inches in length this alabaster model of a high pedestal supporting a boat ornament is a mystery to this day. There appears to be an open sarcophagus under a canopy on the boat supported by two-tiered columns representing the papyrus and whit

Prehistoric Asia Minor Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Near East Asia Minor Painting Miscellaneous Active
Alabaster Perfume Vase Alabaster perfume vase: two female figures hold side of vase,sits on base.

Alabaster perfume vase: two female figures hold side of vase,sits on base.

Near Eastern Near East Near Eastern-Iron Age Asia-Near East-Dur Sharrukin/Khorsabad architecture-public-columns and capitals Architecture Active
Alabaster Perfume Vase Near Eastern Asia Minor Near Eastern-Chalcolithic Asia-Near East sculpture-terra cotta Sculpture Active
Alabaster Perfume Vase (Tutankhaton) Made of two alabaster pieces cemented together. The lower representsa stand flanked by "life signs, with human hands holding scepters symbolizing "dominion". The inner hands hold papyrus flowers. On the neck is the goddess Hathor, on the belly of the vase

Made of two alabaster pieces cemented together. The lower representsa stand flanked by "life signs, with human hands holding scepters symbolizing "dominion". The inner hands hold papyrus flowers. On the neck is the goddess Hathor, on the belly of the vase

Prehistoric Near East Prehistoric-Bronze Age Asia-Near East-Uruk/Warka architecture-funerary-tomb/graves Architecture Active
Alabaster sculpted vase Sculpted vase of alabaster, found in a Jemdet Nasr setting at Warka (c. 3000 BC). In the upper register, the 'king' figure is missing, but a servant is seen supporting his heavy girdle (perhaps an offering?).

Sculpted vase of alabaster, found in a Jemdet Nasr setting at Warka (c. 3000 BC). In the upper register, the 'king' figure is missing, but a servant is seen supporting his heavy girdle (perhaps an offering?).

Near Eastern Asia Minor Near Eastern-Hittite Empire Asia Minor-Troy sculpture-stone-relief Sculpture Active
Alabaster statue and vessels Beneath the earliest buildings at Tell al-Sawwan, in what is today central Iraq, more than a hundred graves belonging to the Samarran period have been excavated. Most of these were children's graves containing goods such as stone beads, and alabaster stat

Beneath the earliest buildings at Tell al-Sawwan, in what is today central Iraq, more than a hundred graves belonging to the Samarran period have been excavated. Most of these were children's graves containing goods such as stone beads, and alabaster stat

Near Eastern Asia Minor Near Eastern-Neo Assyrian Asia Minor-Anatolia sculpture-bronze Sculpture Active
Alabaster statuette of a monkey From temple of Ishtar Kititum at Neribtum, from the Isin-Larsa period. Monkeys were native to India and Egypt, not Mesopotamia.

From temple of Ishtar Kititum at Neribtum, from the Isin-Larsa period. Monkeys were native to India and Egypt, not Mesopotamia.

Etruscan Italy-Etruria Etruscan Italy-Etruria-Tarquinii maps-archaeological Maps Active
Alabaster Stopper for Canopic Vase Alabaster Stopper for the Canopic vases of King Tutnankhamun.

Alabaster Stopper for the Canopic vases of King Tutnankhamun.

Near Eastern Asia Minor Near Eastern-Akkadian Asia-Near East maps-archaeological Maps Active
Alabaster Triple Lamp Triple lamp carved from a single piece of alabaster representing a lotus plant growing in a pond.The flowers held vegetable oil in which the wicks were placed.

Triple lamp carved from a single piece of alabaster representing a lotus plant growing in a pond.The flowers held vegetable oil in which the wicks were placed.

Prehistoric Asia Minor Prehistoric-Paleolithic Asia Minor-Anatolia tools-stone Weapons and Tools Active
Alabaster vase Four registers, showing rows of plants, sheep, nude males carrying baskets or jars, and a cultic scene, in which the ruler of city of Uruk delivers provisions to the temple of the goddess Inanna.

Four registers, showing rows of plants, sheep, nude males carrying baskets or jars, and a cultic scene, in which the ruler of city of Uruk delivers provisions to the temple of the goddess Inanna.

Roman Europe Roman-Imperial Britain sculpture-stone-relief Sculpture Active
Alabaster vase The reverse side of an alabaster vase, found in a Jemdet Nasr setting at Warka (c. 3000 BC). Repaired in antiquity, it shows the goddess Inanna, to whom offerings are being brought by a procession of priests, extended over the second register.

The reverse side of an alabaster vase, found in a Jemdet Nasr setting at Warka (c. 3000 BC). Repaired in antiquity, it shows the goddess Inanna, to whom offerings are being brought by a procession of priests, extended over the second register.

Near Eastern Asia Minor Near Eastern-Hittite Empire Asia Minor-Troy sculpture-stone-relief Sculpture Active
Alabaster Vase of Hatshepsut Alabaster Vase of Hatshepsut found in the valley of the kings.

Alabaster Vase of Hatshepsut found in the valley of the kings.

Near Eastern Near East Near Eastern-Sumerian Asia-Near East-Ur sculpture-stone-free standing Sculpture Active
Alabaster vessel of Anubis Alabaster vessel supporting an upright pole to which an imitation of a headless inflated animal skin is attached by tail and tipped with a papyrus flower.These vessels were placed at the western ends of the corridors, one on each side of the outermost shr

Alabaster vessel supporting an upright pole to which an imitation of a headless inflated animal skin is attached by tail and tipped with a papyrus flower.These vessels were placed at the western ends of the corridors, one on each side of the outermost shr

Modern Asia Minor Modern Asia Minor-Anatolia tools-tools Weapons and Tools Active
Alabastron from Tsoungiza Drawing of an alabastron from Tsoungiza

Drawing of an alabastron from Tsoungiza

Greek Greece Islands Aegean Crete Greek-Classical Greece-Islands-Aegean-Crete-Knossos sculpture-ivory Sculpture Active
Alba Fucens City plan of Alba Fucens

City plan of Alba Fucens

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-palace Architecture Active
Alba Fucens Map of Alba Fucens showing the forum, market, theatre and ampitheatre.

Map of Alba Fucens showing the forum, market, theatre and ampitheatre.

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-palace Architecture Active
Albani Antinous Statue of Albani Antinous from Hadrian's Villa

Statue of Albani Antinous from Hadrian's Villa

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-public-bridges Architecture Active
Albano Monolith of Horatio Monolith funerary structure of Horation, showing details of the column bases and cornices.

Monolith funerary structure of Horation, showing details of the column bases and cornices.

Egyptian Egypt Egyptian-New Kingdom Egypt-Upper Egypt-Valley of the Kings sculpture-stone Sculpture Active
Alcmeonidae Stele Alcmeonidae Stele 540 BC

Alcmeonidae Stele 540 BC

Greek Greece Mainland Attica Greek-Archaic Greece-Mainland-Attica-Athens sculpture-terra cotta Sculpture Active
Alea Pediment Skopas Alea Pediment Skopas 350 BC

Alea Pediment Skopas 350 BC

Greek Greece Mainland Peloponnese Greek-Classical-Late Greece-Mainland-Peloponnese-Tegea sculpture-stone-architectural Sculpture Active
Alexander Head Marble Head from a marble statue of Alexander the Great, found in Pella. Most likely carved by Skopas.

Head from a marble statue of Alexander the Great, found in Pella. Most likely carved by Skopas.

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-public-stadiums Architecture Active
Alexander Mosaic Shows the battle of Gaugamela in 331 BC. From the House of the Faun at Pompeii. Thought to be a mosaic copy made c. 100 BC of a 4th century BC painting by Philoxenos of Eretria.

Shows the battle of Gaugamela in 331 BC. From the House of the Faun at Pompeii. Thought to be a mosaic copy made c. 100 BC of a 4th century BC painting by Philoxenos of Eretria.

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Republic Italy-Latium-Rome mosaic Miscellaneous Active
Alexander Mosaic by Philoxenos Alexander Mosaic, House of the Faun in Pompeii, copy of painting by Philoxenos, scene of Battle with Darius.

Alexander Mosaic, House of the Faun in Pompeii, copy of painting by Philoxenos, scene of Battle with Darius.

Roman Greece Mainland Attica Roman-Republic Greece-Mainland-Attica-Athens architecture-public-wells Architecture Active
Alexander Mosiac Mosaic from Pompeii depicting the Battle of Issus between Darius III (shown here) and Alexander the Great.

Mosaic from Pompeii depicting the Battle of Issus between Darius III (shown here) and Alexander the Great.

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-public-palaistras Architecture Active
Alexander Sarcophagus Detail of the Alexander sarcophagus.

Detail of the Alexander sarcophagus.

Near Eastern Asia Minor Near Eastern-Early Dynastic Asia-Near East sculpture-terra cotta Sculpture Active
Alexander sarcophagus Scene in relief from the sarcophagus of Alexander the Great. Its name was given by its theme. The sarcophagus belonged to a certain king of Sidon. On its long sides there are representations of a battle between Greeks and Persians and of a hunting scene.

Scene in relief from the sarcophagus of Alexander the Great. Its name was given by its theme. The sarcophagus belonged to a certain king of Sidon. On its long sides there are representations of a battle between Greeks and Persians and of a hunting scene.

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome tools-tools Weapons and Tools Active
Alexander Severus Portrait of Alexander Severus, Roman Empereror from 222-235 AD

Portrait of Alexander Severus, Roman Empereror from 222-235 AD

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Alexander Severus Egyptian Egypt Egyptian-New Kingdom Egypt-Egypt sculpture-wood Sculpture Active
Alexander the Great Portrait of Alexander the Great, King of the Macedon from 336-323 BC

Portrait of Alexander the Great, King of the Macedon from 336-323 BC

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Alexander the Great Marble face of Alexander the Great

Marble face of Alexander the Great

Greek Greece Islands Aegean Greek-Hellenistic Greece-Islands-Aegean architecture-palace Architecture Inactive
Alexander the Great Mosaic Detail of Mosaic of Alexander the Great in The House of the Faun at Pompeii

Detail of Mosaic of Alexander the Great in The House of the Faun at Pompeii

Roman Greece Mainland Attica Roman-Republic Greece-Mainland-Attica-Athens architecture-public-propyla/gates Architecture Active
Alexander the Great Pompeii Fresco from Pompeii

Fresco from Pompeii

Greek Italy-Latium Greek-Archaic Italy-Latium-Rome sculpture-stone-relief Sculpture Active
Alexander's conquests Along the course of his route, Alexander founded cities which he named after himself or renamed existing cities in his own honor.

Along the course of his route, Alexander founded cities which he named after himself or renamed existing cities in his own honor.

Roman Italy-Campania Roman-Republic Italy-Campania-Herculaneum mosaic Miscellaneous Active
Alexander's sarcophagus Roman Asia Minor Roman-Republic Asia Minor architecture-public-baths Architecture Active
Alexandria Bronze Mirror Bronze Mirror from Alexandria from the 4th or 5th century B.C.

Bronze Mirror from Alexandria from the 4th or 5th century B.C.

Prehistoric Near East Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Near East Asia-Near East-Mari script-script Script Active
Alexandria Cippus with Horus on Crocodiles. Made of grey schist from Alexandria discovered prior to 1880.  Dates to the Ptolomaic dynasty.

Made of grey schist from Alexandria discovered prior to 1880. Dates to the Ptolomaic dynasty.

Prehistoric Near East Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Near East Asia-Near East-Mari script-cuneiform Script Active
Alexandria Mosaic Mosaic with a representation of a female figure, who depicts the personification of Alexandria. 2nd century B.C.

Mosaic with a representation of a female figure, who depicts the personification of Alexandria. 2nd century B.C.

Roman Unknown Roman-Imperial Unknown architecture-public-aqueducts Architecture Active
Alexandrina at Viale Palmiro Image of Alexandrina at the Viale Palmiro.

Image of Alexandrina at the Viale Palmiro.

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium architecture-funerary Architecture Active
Alliamces at Beginning of Peloponnesian War Greek Greece Mainland Peloponnese Greek-Geometric Greece-Mainland-Peloponnese-Olympia architecture-palace Architecture Active
Allifae Map of the town of Allifae

Map of the town of Allifae

Roman Italy Roman-Imperial Italy miscellaneous-coins Miscellaneous Active
Altar Close-up of decorative relief on the Ara Pacis

Close-up of decorative relief on the Ara Pacis

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Altar

Close-up of decorative relief on the Ara Pacis

Roman Italy-Campania Roman-Imperial Italy-Campania architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Altar 2 Close-up of decorative reliefs on the Ara Pacis

Close-up of decorative reliefs on the Ara Pacis

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Altar 2 Roman Asia Minor Roman-Imperial Asia Minor sculpture-stone Sculpture Active