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Art-Ancient

Greek, Roman, Eqyptian,

Altamira Cave - Santillana del Mar, Cantabria, Spain

Regilla ⚜ ~ “Auriga di Delfi” L’autore del capolavoro è ignoto; le ipotesi maggiormente veritiere rintracciano la paternità della statua in Sotade di Tespie, in Pitagora di Reggio o in Pitagora di Samo.

Zeus The Greek god king of all living and all creation. Archaeological museum, Athens.

Fresco of Landscape with blue Monkeys, Akrotiri Thera - Santorini, Greece

Ancient Egyptian music notationFrom a set of 6 parchments described by German musicologist Hans Hickmann in his 1956 book Musicologie Pharaonique, or Music under the Pharaohs, as dating from the 5th to 7th centuries C.E. Colors are presumed to indicate pitch and size to indicate duration. Writings on the parchment are in Coptic with indications like “Spiritual Harmony” and “Holy Hymn Singer”. This manuscript had a profound influence on Egyptian composer Halim El-Dabh’s music notation and p

Attic Black-figure Panathenaic neck amphora Greece c. 530 BCE

Canopic chest: Medium: Wood, painted Reportedly From: Saqqara, Egypt Dates: ca. 380-30 B.C.E. Dynasty: XXVI Dynasty (or later) Period: Late Period-Ptolemaic Period

Gilded bronze Anglo-Scandinavian brooch, 11th century AD. Found in Pitney, Somerset, England.  “An entwined animal and snake in combat…. The design, with its plant-like tendrils and ribbon animals, is an English version of the final phase of Viking art, the Urnes Style. However, the delicate beading which picks out the main animal, and the scalloped border of the brooch are both Anglo-Saxon features….”

No idea where this is from

A ROMAN LEAD-GLAZED CHALICE CIRCA 50 B.C.-50 A.D.

This colossal statue of Tutankhamun, included in the exhibit, was found at the remains of the funerary temple of Ay and Horemheb.

Equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius, 175 A.D. Musei Capitolini, Rome.

Vines, Flowers, Birds Carpet Page BNF, Latin 1173, fol.16v Horae ad usum Parisiensem. Source: gallica.bnf.fr