Christie's - These two 1,300-year-old limestone bodhisattvas represent the height of Tang-dynasty art
These two 1,300-year-old limestone bodhisattvas represent the height of Tang-dynasty art. Find out more: http://bit.ly/2BlBIMY
The Making of a Roman Silver Cup
Ancient Roman silversmiths developed their craft to the highest levels of refinement and beauty. Applying fire and basic tools to the shaping of precious metals, many of their sophisticated techniques...
The Colossal Head of Decebalus, King of the Dacians
In the heart of Rome stands a 38m tall column built in the 2nd century A.D. Carved in low relief spiralling around the monument are over 2600 figures, representing the combatants of wars fought in a d...
Trajan's Column - Reading an Ancient Comic Strip
The victory of the Roman emperor Trajan over the Dacians in back-to-back wars is carved in numerous scenes that spiral up around a 126-foot marble pillar in Rome known as Trajan's Column. It's a tale ...
Venus figurines - Venus of Dolní Věstonice Movie & Slideshow (Kieran Griffith)
The Venus of Dolní Vestonice (Czech: Vestonická Venuše) is a Venus figurine, a ceramic statuette of a nude female figure dated to between 29000 and 25000 B...
Venus figurines - In Focus: Venus Figurines
Welcome to In Focus. In this series we take a closer look at particular sites, finds and objects from the world of Archaeology.
Ancient sculpture - The Merrin Gallery & Ancient Art
Objects of art from Ancient Egypt, Rome, South America and the Near East, presented by the Merrin Gallery. Driven and owned by Samuel Merrin, a world-class e...
Chinese ritual bronzes - 【Chinese Civilization HQ】 Chinese Bronze Artifacts Exhibited in Canada
Channel: CCTV-9 International Program: Chinese Civilization Date: 2008-11-12 Description: Chinese Bronze Artifacts Exhibited in Canada Video Series ID: 5pC8Z...
Venus figurines
Piedras vivas y silvestres - Un himno a la vida Obras de Silvio Lorenzini. Fertilidades. Entre éstas se destacan las réplicas de las Venus, prehistóricas est...
Ancient Greek sculpture
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Ancient Greek sculpture - Documentary
How greek art created something more human than human. Excerpt from the BBC documentary How Art Made The World concerning greek sculpture. Presented by Dr ...
Prehistoric sculpture
Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions. It is one of the plastic arts. Durable sculptural processes originally used carving (the removal of material) and modellin...
Prehistoric sculpture - Wikipedia
Ancient Greek sculpture
Ancient Greek sculpture is the sculpture of Ancient Greece. Modern scholarship identifies three major stages. They were used to depict the battles, mythology, and rulers of the land known as Ancient...
Ancient Greek sculpture - Wikipedia
Roman sculpture
The study of Roman sculpture is complicated by its relation to Greek sculpture. Many examples of even the most famous Greek sculptures, such as the Apollo Belvedere and Barberini Faun, are known only ...
Roman sculpture - Wikipedia
Sculpture in the Indian subcontinent
The first known sculpture in the Indian subcontinent is from the Indus Valley civilization (3300–1700 BC), found in sites at Mohenjo-daro and Harappa in modern-day Pakistan. These include the famous ...
Sculpture in the Indian subcontinent - Wikipedia
Chinese ritual bronzes
Sets of ritual bronzes are the most impressive surviving objects from the Chinese Bronze Age. From around 1650 BCE they were deposited as grave goods in the tombs of royalty and the nobility, and wer...
Chinese ritual bronzes - Wikipedia
Farnese Atlas
The Farnese Atlas is a 2nd-century Roman marble copy of a Hellenistic sculpture of Atlas kneeling with the celestial spheres, not a globe, weighing heavily on his shoulders. It is the oldest extant s...
Farnese Atlas - Wikipedia
Land grant to Ḫasardu kudurru
The land grant to Ḫasardu kudurru, is a four-sided limestone narû, or memorial stele, from the late 2nd millennium BC Mesopotamia recording the gift of 144 hectares of land on the bank of the Royal Ca...
Land grant to Ḫasardu kudurru - Wikipedia
Lemnian Athena
The Lemnian Athena, or Athena Lemnia, was a classical Greek statue of the goddess Athena. According to Pausanias (1.28.2), the original bronze was created by Phidias circa 450-440 BCE, for Athenians l...
The Colossal Head of Decebalus, King of the Dacians
In the heart of Rome stands a 38m tall column built in the 2nd century A.D. Carved in low relief spiralling around the monument are over 2600 figures, representing the combatants of wars fought in a d...
Chatsworth Head
The Chatsworth Head is a slightly over-life-size bronze head dating to around 460 BCE which is now in the British Museum.
The head was originally part of a complete statue, probably (judging by th...
Chatsworth Head - Wikipedia
Jupiter Column
A Jupiter Column (German: Jupitergigantensäule or Jupitersäule) is an archaeological monument belonging to a type widespread in Roman Germania. Such pillars express the religious beliefs of their...
Jupiter Column - Wikipedia
Amarna Royal Tombs Project
The Amarna Royal Tombs Project (ARTP) is an archaeological expedition set up in 1998 to investigate on the ground and in the records the fate of the missing Amarna royal dead transferred on the abando...
Venus of Berekhat Ram
The Venus of Berekhat Ram is a pebble found at Berekhat Ram on the Golan Heights in the summer of 1981 by archaeologist N. Goren-Inbar of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. An article by Goren-Inbar ...
Venus of Berekhat Ram - Wikipedia
Antinous Mondragone
The Antinous Mondragone is a unique colossal 0.95 m high marble example of the iconographic type of the deified Antinous, of c. 130 AD. It can be identified as him from the striated eyebrows, full li...
Antinous Mondragone - Wikipedia