Artifacts

Title Image Description Period Region Sort descending Sub Period Sub Region Sub Subject Subject Status Edit
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Reverse Naked Warrior Roman coin showing the figure of a naked warrior on the reverse

Roman coin showing the figure of a naked warrior on the reverse

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial North Africa architecture-funerary-tomb/graves Architecture 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
Temple B at Largo Argentina Temple B (round temple) at Largo Argentina

Temple B (round temple) at Largo Argentina

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Middle Kingdom Africa-Nubia architecture-religious-temple Architecture Active
Circus Maxentius with sheep inside Image of the Circus Maxentius with sheep wandering inside.

Image of the Circus Maxentius with sheep wandering inside.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Egyptian Africa-Nubia architecture-funerary-tomb/graves Architecture Active
Jar with Painted Decoration The figures on this jar evoke the enviroment and social life that forms around the Nile Valley.

The figures on this jar evoke the enviroment and social life that forms around the Nile Valley.

Prehistoric Africa Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Near East Africa-Nubia sculpture-sculpture Sculpture Active
Caesar's Forum from the Capitoline An image of Caesar's Forum from the Capitoline.

An image of Caesar's Forum from the Capitoline.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Early Dynastic Africa-Nubia sculpture-stone-free standing Sculpture 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
Tomb of Caecilia Metella Tomb of Crassus's daughter-in-law, Caecilia Metella.  On the Appian Way.

Tomb of Crassus's daughter-in-law, Caecilia Metella. On the Appian Way.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Old Kingdom Africa-Nubia sculpture-stone-relief Sculpture 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
Reverse Pontifical Emblems Roman coins showing pontifical emblems

Roman coins showing pontifical emblems

Modern Africa Modern North Africa architecture-funerary-tomb/graves Architecture Active
Villa Guilla Model Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Late Dynastic Africa-Nubia Papyrus-religious scenes Papyrus Active
Caesar's Forum from the Capitoline (2) Another image of Caesar's Forum from the Capitoline.

Another image of Caesar's Forum from the Capitoline.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-New Kingdom Africa-Nubia sculpture-stone-free standing Sculpture Active
Tutankhamun tomb_close up of chest lid Egyptian Africa Egyptian-New Kingdom Africa-Nubia Maps-maps Maps 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
Bust of Marciana Coin Roman coin showing the bust of Marciana minted by Trajan

Roman coin showing the bust of Marciana minted by Trajan

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial North Africa Modern photos Miscellaneous Active
Amphitheatre at Lepcis Magna The amphitheatre at Lepcis Magna in the course of excavation. It was doubtless supplied with animals by hunters such as those depicted on the walls of the 'Hunting Baths'.

The amphitheatre at Lepcis Magna in the course of excavation. It was doubtless supplied with animals by hunters such as those depicted on the walls of the 'Hunting Baths'.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tripolitania-Lepcis Magna architecture-public-amphitheaters Architecture Active
Perugia Arch of Augustus 3 Plan of Arch of Augustus, Perugia

Plan of Arch of Augustus, Perugia

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-Egyptian Africa-Nubia architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Mitannian seal impression Shows a characteristic symmetrical seal design in two tiers, in contrast with Mesopotamian usage.

Shows a characteristic symmetrical seal design in two tiers, in contrast with Mesopotamian usage.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa miscellaneous-coins Miscellaneous Active
Terra-cotta sculpture From Kassite period in Aqar Ouf

From Kassite period in Aqar Ouf

Prehistoric Africa Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Near East Africa-Nubia sculpture-terra cotta Sculpture Active
Piers at Rear of Cella A photograph of piers at the rear of the cella in Caesar's Forum in Rome.

A photograph of piers at the rear of the cella in Caesar's Forum in Rome.

Egyptian Africa Egyptian-New Kingdom Africa-Nubia sculpture-stone Sculpture Active
Gold signet ring In the Achaemenid court style. Others from the Oxus Treasure are Greek in style. The motif may represent the queen or a noblewoman.

In the Achaemenid court style. Others from the Oxus Treasure are Greek in style. The motif may represent the queen or a noblewoman.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Algeria-Timgad Miscellaneous-cups, bowls, plates and other vessels Miscellaneous Active
Mitannian pottery From Tell Atchana and Tell Billa. The commonest form is a tall cup, gracefully decorated with white designs on a dark background.

From Tell Atchana and Tell Billa. The commonest form is a tall cup, gracefully decorated with white designs on a dark background.

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa-Tunisia-Carthage miscellaneous-coins Miscellaneous Active
Plan of Dugga Plan of Dugga, where the Roman town grew up around the un-Roman winding streets of its Numidian predecessor

Plan of Dugga, where the Roman town grew up around the un-Roman winding streets of its Numidian predecessor

Roman Africa Roman-Imperial Africa-North Africa maps-archaeological Maps Active
Circus Maxentius East Wall Image of the east wall at the Circus Maxentius in Rome.

Image of the east wall at the Circus Maxentius in Rome.

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