Ribchester Helmet
The Ribchester Helmet is a Roman bronze ceremonial helmet dating to between the late 1st and early 2nd centuries AD, which is now on display at the British Museum. It was found in Ribchester, Lancashi...
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Elgin Marbles
The Parthenon Marbles, also known as the Elgin Marbles (/ˈɛlɡɪn/ EL-gin), are a collection of Classical Greek marble sculptures (made mostly by Greek sculptor Phidias and his assistants), inscription...
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Guilford Puteal
The Guilford Puteal is a Pentelic marble Ancient Roman sculpture. Its name derives from its use as a puteal or wellhead, and one of its previous owners, Frederick North, second Earl of Guilford. Its...
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Chaourse Treasure
The Chaourse Treasure is a hoard of Roman silver found in Chaourse, a village near Montcornet, Aisne in northern France in 1883. Dating between the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD, the treasure is one of the...
Satala Aphrodite
The Satala Aphrodite is the name given to the larger than life-size head of an ancient Hellenistic statue discovered at the site of the legionary fortress of Satala, located in Gümüşhane Province of p...
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Mâcon Treasure
The Mâcon Treasure or Macon Treasure is the name of a Roman silver hoard found in the city of Mâcon, eastern France in 1764. Soon after its discovery, the bulk of the treasure disappeared, with only 8...
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Sarcophagus of Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa
The Sarcophagus of Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa is the life-size sarcophagus of an Etruscan noblewoman dating from between 150-140 BC. Since 1887, it has been part of the British Museum's collection.
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Guisborough Helmet
The Guisborough Helmet is a Roman cavalry helmet found in 1864 near Guisborough in Redcar and Cleveland (at the time part of the North Riding of Yorkshire). It was originally fitted with a pair of pro...
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Portland Vase
The Portland Vase is a Roman cameo glass vase, which is dated to between AD 1 and AD 25, though low BC dates have some scholarly support. It is the best known piece of Roman cameo glass and has served...
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Diadumenos
The Diadumenos ("diadem-bearer"), together with the Doryphoros (spear bearer), are two of the most famous figural types of the sculptor Polyclitus, forming a basic pattern of Ancient Greek sculpture t...
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Parthenon Frieze
The Parthenon frieze is the high-relief pentelic marble sculpture created to adorn the upper part of the Parthenon’s naos. It was sculpted between c. 443 and 438 BC, most likely under the direction of...
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Clytie (Oceanid)
Clytia (/ˈklaɪtiə/; Greek Κλυτία), or Clytie (/ˈklaɪtɨ.iː/; Κλυτίη) was a water nymph, daughter of Oceanus and Tethys in Greek mythology. She loved Helios.
Helios, having loved her, abandoned her ...
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Townley Vase
The Townley Vase is a large Roman marble vase of the 2nd century CE, discovered in 1773 by the Scottish antiquarian and dealer in antiquities Gavin Hamilton in excavating a Roman villa at Monte Cagnol...
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Choiseul-Gouffier Apollo
The Choiseul-Gouffier Apollo is a lifesize marble statue formerly in the collection of the comte Marie-Gabriel-Florent-Auguste de Choiseul-Gouffier (1752–1817), member of the académie française and Fr...
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Crouching Venus
The Crouching Venus is a Hellenistic model of Venus surprised at her bath. Venus crouches with her right knee close to the ground, turns her head to the right and, in most versions, reaches her right ...
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Jennings Dog
The Jennings Dog (also known as The Duncombe Dog or The Dog of Alcibiades) is a Roman sculpture of a dog with a docked tail. It is named after its first modern owner Henry Constantine Jennings. It is...
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Oscan Tablet
The Oscan Tablet or Tabula Osca is a bronze inscription written in the Oscan alphabet that dates from the 3rd century BC. It was found near the town of Agnone in Molise, Italy. Since 1873, the origin...
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Dionysus Sardanapalus
The Dionysus Sardanapalus is an uncommon Hellenistic-Roman Neo Attic sculpture-type of the god Dionysus, misnamed after the king Sardanapalus. Unlike most contemporary figurations of Dionysus as a lit...
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Blacas Cameo
The Blacas Cameo is an unusually large Ancient Roman cameo, 12.8 cm (5.0 in) high, carved from a piece of sardonyx with four alternating layers of white and brown. It shows the profile head...
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Townley Venus
The Townley Venus is a 2.14 m (7 ft) high 1st or 2nd century AD Roman sculpture in Proconnesian marble of the goddess Venus, from the collection of Charles Towneley. It was bought by him fr...
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Mildenhall Treasure
The Mildenhall Treasure is a major hoard of highly decorated Roman silver tableware from the fourth-century AD, found at West Row, near Mildenhall in the English county of Suffolk. It consists of two ...
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Nereid Monument
The Nereid Monument is a sculptured tomb from Xanthos in classical period Lycia, close to present-day Kinik in Antalya Province, Turkey. It took the form of a Greek temple on top of a base decorated w...
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Chatuzange Treasure
The Chatuzange Treasure is the name of an important Roman silver hoard found in the village of Chatuzange-le-Goubet in the department of Drôme, south-eastern France. Since 1893 it has been part of the...
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Constitution of the Athenians
The Constitution of the Athenians (The Athenian constitution; Greek: Ἀθηναίων πολιτεία Athenaion Politeia) is the name given to two texts from Classical antiquity: one probably by Aristotle or a s...
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Archangel ivory
The Archangel ivory is the largest surviving Byzantine ivory panel, now in the British Museum. Dated to the early 6th century, it depicts an archangel holding a sceptre and imperial orb.
The archa...
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Farnese Diadumenos
The Farnese Diadumenos is a 1st-century AD, slightly smaller than lifesize, Roman marble copy of Polyclitus's Diadumenos sculpture. Once in the Farnese collection, it is now in the British Museum.
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