Apollo of Piombino
The Apollo of Piombino or the Piombino Boy is a famous Greek bronze statuette in late Archaic style that depicts the god as a kouros or youth, or it may be a worshipper bringing an offering. The bronz...
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Winged Victory of Samothrace
The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, is a 2nd-century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). Since 1884, it has been prominently displayed at the Lou...
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Farnese Hercules
The Farnese Hercules is an ancient statue of Hercules, probably an enlarged copy made in the early third century AD and signed by Glykon, from an original by Lysippos (or one of his circle) that would...
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Tell Asmar Hoard
The twelve statues known collectively as the Tell Asmar Hoard (Early Dynastic I-II, ca. 2900-2550 B.C.) were unearthed in 1933 at Eshnunna (modern Tell Asmar) in the Diyala Region of Iraq. Despite sub...
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Mal'ta Venus
The Venus figurines of Mal’ta (also: Malta) are several palaeolithic figurines of women found in Siberia, Russia.They consist most often of ivory. Delporte writes of 29 figurines altogether. They are ...
Romano-Germanic Museum
The Roman-Germanic Museum (RGM, in German: Römisch-Germanisches Museum) is an archaeological museum in Cologne, Germany. It has a large collection of Roman artifacts from the Roman settlement of Colon...
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Hera Farnese
The Hera Farnese is a type of sculpture of Hera.Its main example is a 63 cm high Roman marble copy of the 1st century AD of a Greek original of the second half of the 5th century BC, now in the N...
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UCL Institute of Archaeology
The UCL Institute of Archaeology is an academic department of the Social & Historical Sciences Faculty of University College London (UCL), England which it joined in 1986. It is currently one of t...
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Venus Callipyge
The Venus Callipyge, also known as the Aphrodite Kallipygos (Greek: Ἀφροδίτη Καλλίπυγος) or the Callipygian Venus, all literally meaning "Venus (or Aphrodite) of the beautiful buttocks", is an Anc...
Stele of Zakkur
The Stele of Zakkur (or Zakir) is a royal stele of King Zakkur of Hamath and Luhuti (or Lu'aš) in the province Nuhašše of Syria, who ruled around 785 BC.The Stele was discovered in 1903 at Tell Afis (...
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Pazyryk burials
88°09′11″E / 49.579°N 88.153°E / 49.579; 88.153The Pazyryk (Russian: Пазырык) burials are a number of Scythian Iron Age tombs found in the Pazyryk Valley of the Ukok plat...
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Gebel el-Arak Knife
The Gebel el-Arak Knife is an ivory and flint knife dating from the Naqada II d period of Egyptian prehistory, starting circa 3450 BC. The knife was purchased in 1914 in Cairo by Georges Aaron Bénédit...
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Lyres of Ur
The Lyres of Ur or Harps of Ur are considered to be the world's oldest surviving stringed instruments. In 1929, archaeologists discovered pieces of three lyres and one harp in Ur, located in what was...
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The Blinding of Truth by Falsehood
The Tale of Truth and Falsehood or the The Blinding of Truth by Falsehood is a story of the New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period in ancient Egyptian history. Only part of the story survives. The ...
Venus de Milo
Aphrodite of Milos (Greek: Ἀφροδίτη τῆς Μήλου, Aphroditē tēs Mēlou), better known as the Venus de Milo, is an ancient Greek statue and one of the most famous works of ancient Greek sculpture. Crea...
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Stele of the Vultures
The Stele of the Vultures is a monument from the Early Dynastic III period (2600–2350 BC) in Mesopotamia celebrating a victory of the city-state of Lagash over its neighbour Umma. It shows various bat...
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Bobrinski Bucket
The Bobrinski Bucket is a 12th-century bronze bucket originally manufactured for a merchant in 1163 out of bronze with copper and silver inlaid decorations. It provides one of the earliest examples o...
Gordon Square
Gordon Square is in Bloomsbury, in the London Borough of Camden, London, England (postal district WC1) part of the Bedford Estate. It was developed by master builder Thomas Cubitt in the 1820s, as one...
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Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art
0°7′49″W / 51.52472°N 0.13028°W / 51.52472; -0.13028The Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art is a collection of Chinese ceramics and related items in London, England. The...
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Harmodius and Aristogeiton (sculpture)
A sculptural pairing of the tyrannicides Harmodius and Aristogeiton (Ancient Greek: Ἁρμόδιος καὶ Ἀριστογείτων) was well known in the ancient world in two major versions but survives only in Roma...
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