Portrait of baker Terentius Neo and his wife. Pompeii, AD 55–79. © DeAgostini/SuperStock.

From 1st Century AD Rome

A Duck in Ivory c.1st century AD, Afghanistan

Glass Seal -- 1st Century BCE -- Roman -- The British Museum

Portrait of the baker Terentius Neo with his Wife found on the wall of a Pompeii house. 1st Century

Mosaic depicting doves drinking from a bowl, 1st century CE Pompeiii

Roman Glass oinochoe (jug) Early Imperial, Augustan or Julio-Claudian late 1st century BC- early 1st century AD Height 7 1/8inch Diameter 3 3/8 inch The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Moctezuma: Aztec ruler, exhibition at the British Museum, Bloomsbury

Ice Age art: arrival of the modern mind, exhibition at the British Museum, Bloomsbury

Kingdom of Ife: sculptures from West Africa, exhibition at the British Museum, Bloomsbury

Italian Renaissance drawings, exhibition at the British Museum, Bloomsbury

Treasures from Afghanistan:Hellenic cultural and artistic influences can be found in many of the pieces and those at Tillya Tepe were found alongside artefacts from China and India. Statuette of a woman standing on a makara, possibly a furniture ornament from the 1st-2nd centuries AD made from ivory.

Afghanistan: Crossroads of the Ancient World, exhibition at the British Museum, Bloomsbury

Portrait of a Boy, Egyptian, Roman period, c. 2nd century AD

Plaque with a Dancer and a Vina Player,1st century B.C. Shunga period. India. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Gift of Samuel Eilenberg, 1987 (1987.142.376) #dance

ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead, exhibition at the British Museum, Bloomsbury

Female head Neo-Assyrian,ca 8th-7th cent.BC Mesopotamia,Nimrud Ivory Metropolitan Museum

Fayum mummy portrait, Egypt, II-IIIe c. AD (Riom, Musée Mandet)

New Order: British Art Now. Saatchi. 26 Apr - 29 Sept 2013

Grayson Perry: The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman, exhibition at the British Museum, Bloomsbury

Pompeii fresco #pompeii