Doll. Terracotta, made in Tarentum (ancient Greek colony, present day Italy) 3rd century BC.

Terracotta doll made at Tarentum (ancient Taras, an ancient Greek colony, present-day Taranto in Puglia), century BC.

1st C. BCE. Female Winged Victory holding a helmet. Delicate stucco niche relief unearthed in 1879 inside a Roman Augustan Period noble's villa. Museo Nazionale Romano.

fabionardini: C. Female Winged Victory holding a helmet. Delicate stucco niche relief unearthed in 1879 inside a Roman Augustan Period noble’s villa. Posted by Elsa Davern

Zeus Ammon, Greek original 5th C. BCE Curved rams horns represent the Egyptian god Amun. Glyptothek Museum, Munich

ribbonsandhyssop: “ antonio-m: “ Zeus Ammon, Greek original Cent. BC Glyptothek Museum, Munich ” I love a man with horns.

Pan.

Pan teaching his eromenos, the shepherd Daphnis, to play the pipes, century AD Roman copy of Greek original ca. 100 BC, found in Pompeii.

The Meroë Head. This bronze portrait of the Roman emperor Augustus is the only one known to have survived with its original inlaid eyes. Strabo wrote about a Merosite army, led by King Teriteqas and the one-eyed queen Amanirenas who raided the Roman garrisons at Syene, Elephantina and Philae, in southern Egypt, in CE 25. They decapitated Augustus's€™ statue and buried his head in the doorway which served as a victory monument, allowing visitors to trample on the Emperor each time they…

It was one of the treasures selected for the British Museum’s A History of the World in 100 Objects as the fix-gazed, 2000 year old sole bronze portrait of the Roman emperor Augustus to survive with its original inlaid eyes.

Figure of a Goddess, 500 BC-300 BC      Sculpture      Italic, 5th-4th centuries BC      Bronze      Overall: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)       Creation Place: Umbria, Europe      Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum,

centuriespast: “ Figure of a Goddess, 500 BC Sculpture Italic, centuries BC Bronze Overall: cm in.) Creation Place: Umbria, Europe Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M.

The missing 6th Caryatid, taken by Lord Elgin from the South Porch of the Erechtheum (aka Erechteion), Acropolis, Athens, marble, 421-407 B.C. (British Museum, London)

the Caryatids originally one of the women in the beautiful Erechtheion within the Acropolis, Athens, Greece - now a part of the British Museum, London ©photo by jadoretotravel

Detail of the well-known “Venus in bikini”, as it has been called this statue, roman copy of a Hellenistic original, found in Pompeii, now in the Secret Cabinet in the Museo Archeologico (Naples)

“Venus in bikini”, roman copy of a Hellenistic original, found in Pompeii, now in the Secret Cabinet in the Museo Archeologico (Naples)

Pompeii fresco

Satyr and maenad, ancient Roman fresco from Pompeii From the Casa di Caecilius Jucundus in Pompeii (V, Museo Archeologico (Naples)

Attic red-figure volute-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water) attributed to the Painter of Woolly Satyrs (namepiece), ca. 450 BC. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1907 (07.286.84)

Terracotta volute-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water) Attributed to the Painter of Woolly Satyrs Period: Classical Date: ca. 450 B. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H.

This is my favorite!!! I have seen it in person and it is amazing! Nike (Winged Victory of Samothrace)

The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, is a century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). The Greeks considered ideal beauty.

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