Artifacts

Title Image Description Period Region Sub Period Sub Region Sub Subject Subject Sort descending Status Edit
Porta Ardeatina at the Aurelian Wall The Porta Ardeatina on the southern side of the Aurelian Wall.

The Porta Ardeatina on the southern side of the Aurelian Wall.

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-funerary-tomb/graves Architecture 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
Domus Transitoria Marble Tiles Marble tiles from the Domus Transitoria found underneath the triclinium of the Domus Flavia.

Marble tiles from the Domus Transitoria found underneath the triclinium of the Domus Flavia.

Egyptian Egypt Egyptian-Early Dynastic Egypt-Egypt architecture-funerary Architecture Active
Front of gilded wooden figure Gilded wooden figure, one of a pair from another shrine, wearing the crown of Upper Egypt, a bead collar, a pleated kilt with apron and sandals and holding a flail and long crook of gilded bronze.

Gilded wooden figure, one of a pair from another shrine, wearing the crown of Upper Egypt, a bead collar, a pleated kilt with apron and sandals and holding a flail and long crook of gilded bronze.

Prehistoric Asia Minor Prehistoric-Paleolithic Asia-Near East architecture-religious-temple Architecture Active
Book of the Dead Vignettes accompanying Spells 8 and 9 Vignettes accompanying Spells 8 and 9. At left, the deceased stands before the hieroglyph for "West" (Spell 8). At right, the deceased worships a ram, emblematic of the sun, standing above the tomb (Spell 9). From the Book of the Dead of Ani.

Vignettes accompanying Spells 8 and 9. At left, the deceased stands before the hieroglyph for "West" (Spell 8). At right, the deceased worships a ram, emblematic of the sun, standing above the tomb (Spell 9). From the Book of the Dead of Ani.

Prehistoric Asia Minor Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Near East Asia-Near East architecture-fortification-towers Architecture Active
Folded-up writing board From a well in the Northwest Palace at Kalhu. The boards were covered with colored wax, on which the text was written.

From a well in the Northwest Palace at Kalhu. The boards were covered with colored wax, on which the text was written.

Roman Near East Roman-Imperial Asia-Near East-Baalbek architecture-public-baths Architecture Active
NE_Early Turkey_267_Khattusha Bogazkoy Buyukkale fortifications Khattusha-Boghazkoy. Buyukkale fortifications

Khattusha-Boghazkoy. Buyukkale fortifications

Near Eastern Asia Minor Near Eastern-Hittite Empire Asia Minor-Hattusas/Bogazkoy architecture-fortification-walls Architecture Active
Dam of the Khosr river At Shallalat, near Nineveh. Probably part of Sennacherib's canal system. It was restored by the local population in 1970 and still functions as a weir.

At Shallalat, near Nineveh. Probably part of Sennacherib's canal system. It was restored by the local population in 1970 and still functions as a weir.

Roman Italy-Campania Roman-Imperial Italy-Campania-Herculaneum architecture-public-bridges Architecture Active
NE_Early Turkey_289_Alaca Hoyuk, Sphinx Gate interior Alaca Hoyuk. Sphinx Gate from the interior.

Alaca Hoyuk. Sphinx Gate from the interior.

Near Eastern Asia Minor Near Eastern-Hittite Empire Asia Minor-Hattusas/Bogazkoy architecture-fortification-gates Architecture Active
NE_Art and Arch of Ancient Orient_plate154B_column base Column base at Tell Tayanat

Column base at Tell Tayanat

Near Eastern Near East Near Eastern-Hittite Empire Asia-Near East-Nineveh architecture-public-columns and capitals Architecture Active
Ephesus Embolos toward the Library of Celsus Ephesus Embolos toward the Library of Celsus

Ephesus Embolos toward the Library of Celsus

Roman Asia Minor Roman-Imperial Asia Minor-Ephesus architecture-public-roads Architecture 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
Interior of the Pantheon in Rome Interior of the Pantheon in Rome, painted by Pannini in c. 1750. The greatest of all surviving Roman temples, it was built by Hadrian c. AD 126.

Interior of the Pantheon in Rome, painted by Pannini in c. 1750. The greatest of all surviving Roman temples, it was built by Hadrian c. AD 126.

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome Architecture-reconstruction 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
Mosaic Floor of the Hall of the Baths Mosaic floor of the hall of the baths.

Mosaic floor of the hall of the baths.

Roman Greece Mainland Attica Roman-Imperial Greece-Mainland-Attica-Athens architecture-public-government Architecture Active
Remains of a Street and its Buildings in Ostia Remains of a street ands its buildings in the port of Ostia.

Remains of a street ands its buildings in the port of Ostia.

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Republic Italy-Latium-Ostia architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Restored Plan Library Hadrian Restored plan of the Library of Hadrian, circa 132 AD

Restored plan of the Library of Hadrian, circa 132 AD

Roman Greece Mainland Attica Roman-Imperial Greece-Mainland-Attica-Athens architecture-public Architecture Active
Public Latrines Of The Roman Agora From The East Public latrines of the Roman Agora from the East.

Public latrines of the Roman Agora from the East.

Roman Greece Mainland Attica Roman-Imperial Greece-Mainland-Attica-Athens architecture-public-monuments Architecture Active
Mosaic Floor of the Oblong Hall behind the Odeion Stage Mosaic floor of the oblong hall behind the Odeion stage.

Mosaic floor of the oblong hall behind the Odeion stage.

Roman Greece Mainland Attica Roman-Imperial Greece-Mainland-Attica-Athens architecture-religious-temple Architecture Active
Olympian Hall of Echo The Doric Portico, or "Hall of Echo," built in 365 BCE at the east end of the sanctuary. The East Portico was named so because of a remarkable echo inside its colonnaded space, which repeated voices seven times over. In the foreground, on the right, is th

The Doric Portico, or "Hall of Echo," built in 365 BCE at the east end of the sanctuary. The East Portico was named so because of a remarkable echo inside its colonnaded space, which repeated voices seven times over. In the foreground, on the right, is th

Roman Unknown Roman-Imperial Unknown architecture-public Architecture Active
Parthenon after 1687 Explosion Parthenon after 1687 Explosion.  Elevation, restored plan.

Parthenon after 1687 Explosion. Elevation, restored plan.

Modern Greece Mainland Attica Modern Greece-Mainland-Attica-Athens architecture-public-government Architecture Active
Plaque to Apollo 1 Plaque to Apollo and the nine archons from Cave of Apollo Hypoakraios. Dimensions: 0.325 x 0.25 m.

Plaque to Apollo and the nine archons from Cave of Apollo Hypoakraios. Dimensions: 0.325 x 0.25 m.

Greek Greece Mainland Attica Greek-Classical Greece-Mainland-Attica-Athens architecture-religious-altars Architecture Active
South End Stoa Of Attalos South End Stoa Of Attalos after the consolidation in 1903.

South End Stoa Of Attalos after the consolidation in 1903.

Greek Greece Mainland Attica Greek-Hellenistic Greece-Mainland-Attica-Athens architecture-public-stoas Architecture Active
Cross section of a house at Pompeii External elevation and cross section of a house at Pompeii.

External elevation and cross section of a house at Pompeii.

Prehistoric Greece Mainland Attica Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Mycenaean Greece-Mainland-Attica architecture-fortification-walls Architecture Active
Lebena Temple of Asklepios Prehistoric Greece Islands Aegean Cyclades Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Cycladic-Middle/Late Greece-Islands-Aegean-Cyclades-Thera-Akrotiri architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Colosseum Reconstruction of Northern Corridors beneath arena Colosseum reconstruction of northern corridors F and G beneath arena

Colosseum reconstruction of northern corridors F and G beneath arena

Roman Unknown Roman-Republic Unknown architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Cycladic Relief Amphora II Cycladic Relief Amphora. Depiction of Theogony. 700-675 BC

Cycladic Relief Amphora. Depiction of Theogony. 700-675 BC

Greek Greece Islands Aegean Crete Greek-Orientalizing Greece-Islands-Aegean-Crete architecture-domestic-houses Architecture Active
Kazarma Mycenaean Bridge The Mycenaean bridge at Kazarma (dimensions 22 X 5,60 X 4 m.) is situated on the 15th km of the Nauplion-Epidaurus highway. It is built of limestone boulders without binding matter in the characteristic Mycenaean masonry called "Cyclopean". The bridge dat

The Mycenaean bridge at Kazarma (dimensions 22 X 5,60 X 4 m.) is situated on the 15th km of the Nauplion-Epidaurus highway. It is built of limestone boulders without binding matter in the characteristic Mycenaean masonry called "Cyclopean". The bridge dat

Greek Greece Islands Aegean Cyclades Greek-Archaic Greece-Islands-Aegean-Cyclades-Keos architecture-domestic-houses Architecture Active
Acropolis in Rhodes Aerial photograph of the ancient acropolis in Rhodes.

Aerial photograph of the ancient acropolis in Rhodes.

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-public-arches Architecture Active
Pnyx Pnyx, 5th century BC.

Pnyx, 5th century BC.

Greek Greece Mainland Attica Greek-Archaic Greece-Mainland-Attica architecture-religious-temple Architecture Active
Arch of Titus Relief from the Arch of Titus showing the spoils of Jerusalem including the menorah as presented during the triumphal procession.

Relief from the Arch of Titus showing the spoils of Jerusalem including the menorah as presented during the triumphal procession.

Roman Italy Roman-Imperial Italy architecture-public-arches Architecture Active
Sperlonga Villa of Tiberius Floor plan of the Villa of Tiberius in Sperlonga

Floor plan of the Villa of Tiberius in Sperlonga

Roman Asia Minor Roman-Imperial Asia Minor architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Vaulted hall in Markets of Trajan Vaulted hall in the Markets of Trajan.

Vaulted hall in the Markets of Trajan.

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-public-basilica Architecture Active
View of the Side with Marcus Agrippa Side view of the Ara Pacis with Marcus Agrippa.

Side view of the Ara Pacis with Marcus Agrippa.

Roman Italy-Campania Roman-Imperial Italy-Campania architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Dodona Bouleuterion Bouleuterion at Dodona

Bouleuterion at Dodona

Prehistoric Greece Islands Aegean Crete Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Minoan Greece-Islands-Aegean-Crete-Malia architecture-public-propyla/gates Architecture Active
Tiryns Undergound water supply Exposed Tops of Underground Water Supply Reservoirs, from Exterior

Exposed Tops of Underground Water Supply Reservoirs, from Exterior

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-domestic-houses Architecture Active
Arch of Constantine Illustration of side view of Constantine's Arch

Illustration of side view of Constantine's Arch

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium architecture-palace Architecture Active
Troy Troy

Troy

Prehistoric Asia Minor Prehistoric-Bronze Age-NE Aegean Asia Minor-Troy architecture-citadel Architecture Active
Temple of Hephaestus Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium architecture-domestic-houses Architecture Active
Chamaizi Plan From the Middle Minoan Ia period (2100-2000 B.C.). It belongs to an intermediate type of building, between the circular and the rectangular ones. Two architectural phases are distinguished; the earlier buildings, some with curvilinear walls, dated to the

From the Middle Minoan Ia period (2100-2000 B.C.). It belongs to an intermediate type of building, between the circular and the rectangular ones. Two architectural phases are distinguished; the earlier buildings, some with curvilinear walls, dated to the

Prehistoric Greece Islands Aegean Crete Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Minoan-Prepalatial Greece-Islands-Aegean-Crete-Chamaizi architecture-poleodomy Architecture Active
Aeolic Capital Drawing representation of an Aeolic capital. It consists of two volutes among which a palmette is formed.

Drawing representation of an Aeolic capital. It consists of two volutes among which a palmette is formed.

Prehistoric Greece Mainland Peloponnese Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Helladic-Late Greece-Mainland-Peloponnese-Argolid architecture-architecture Architecture Inactive
Facade of Akrotiri House The facade of a building in Akrotiri on Thera (Modern day Santorini)

The facade of a building in Akrotiri on Thera (Modern day Santorini)

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Precinct of Dionysus Eleuseus Plan of the Precinct of Dionysus Eleuseus

Plan of the Precinct of Dionysus Eleuseus

Roman Italy Roman-Imperial Italy architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Lissos Asklepieion 2 Lissos Asklepieion 2

Lissos Asklepieion 2

Prehistoric Greece Islands Aegean Crete Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Minoan Greece-Islands-Aegean-Crete-Lissos architecture-public Architecture Active
Arch of Hadrian Greek Greece Mainland Attica Greek-Geometric Greece-Mainland-Attica-Athens architecture-religious-temple Architecture Active
jk;;j Roman Unknown Roman-Imperial Unknown-Displaced architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Cross section of Temple at Faesulae Three dimensional reconstruction of the Etruscan temple at Faesulae.

Three dimensional reconstruction of the Etruscan temple at Faesulae.

Roman Italy Roman-Imperial Italy architecture-public-aqueducts Architecture Active
Syne sanctuary plan Syne sanctuary plan

Syne sanctuary plan

Prehistoric Greece Islands Aegean Crete Prehistoric-Bronze Age-Minoan Greece-Islands-Aegean-Crete architecture-poleodomy Architecture Active
Roman Building Methods Illustration of various lifting methods for stone.

Illustration of various lifting methods for stone.

Roman Italy-Latium Roman-Imperial Italy-Latium-Rome architecture-architecture Architecture Active
Barracks Shrine Photograph of a barracks shrine

Photograph of a barracks shrine

Roman Italy-Campania Roman-Imperial Italy-Campania-Pompeii architecture-architecture Architecture Active