Cairo Museum, Egypt.

One of a pair of Gold Armlets w/inlays, inscribed to King Ramesses II BC, Dynasty Cairo Museum, Egypt. Such an amazing time in the history of jewelry, intricate~

Statuette of a Serving Girl, c. 1323-1186 BC, Egypt, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18 (1540-1296 BC) to Dynasty 19 (1295-1186 BC)

fabionardini: Statuette of a Serving Girl, c. BC Egypt, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18 BC) to Dynasty 19 BC) (via Pin de Sam S)

The mosaics in the Great Basilica of Heraclea Lyncestis, Macedonia

The mosaics in the Great Basilica of Heraclea Lyncestis, Macedonia. Though not in Greece, mosaics are not uncommon in Greek art. Mosaics are pictures that are made up of small pieces of stone, tile or glass.

Gold Necklace of Psusennes I (detail), Dynasty XXI, 3rd Intermediate period, Tanis.

Gold necklace of Psusennes I (detail), Dynasty XXI, Intermediate period, Tanis // The center plaque shows a winged sun-disc and the cartouches of the king. The goddess Mut sits to one side, while Amun sits to the other.

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) Made in China Period: Jin Dynasty (1115-1234) to Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) 12th - 13th century

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) Made in China Period: Jin Dynasty…

Ceramic vessel, Iran. 1200-800 BCE.

Two-handled earthenware vessel in the shape of a water skin - Northern Iran, probably Amlash - BCE

Iran, 3700 BC

Storage jar decorated with mountain goats Period: Chalcolithic Date: ca. Geography: Central Iran Medium: Ceramic, paint Dimensions: 20 Classification: Ceramics-Vessels (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Garden fresco from Casa del Frutteto, Pompeii.

Garden fresco from Casa del Frutteto, Pompeii. Frescoes with plant and landscape elements are a tradition that connects the ancient world to the Renaissance, and it's so thematic -- could be a great way to get more PLANT THEMES into your sets?

Gold drinking cup. From Ur, southern Iraq. About 2600-2400 BC. gold cup, one of four vessels found on the floor of the pit of the Queen's Grave in the Royal Cemetery at Ur. They were lying alongside the sacrificial victims.

From Ur, southern Iraq. This gold cup was one of four vessels (including an electrum vessel) found on the floor of the pit of the Queen's Grave in the Royal Cemetery at Ur. They were lying alongside the sacrificial victims.

Water spouts in the form of a lion mask, ca. 100 B.C.–100 A.D.; Late Hellenistic or Early Roman Greco-Roman; Said to be from Kourion Bronze

Bronze water spouts in the form of a lion mask, ca. Late Hellenistic or Early Greco-Roman; Said to be from Kourion, Cyprus.

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