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Statue of a man-ossuary from Koi Krylgan Kala, first centuries A.D., Hermitage Museum

Scythian saddle blanket from Pazyryk, Russian Altai mountains, 4th century B.C. Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.

Painting of Leda and the Swan excavated from Pompeii displayed in the 'Secret Room' at the Naples Archaeological Museum Roman 1st century BCE-1st century CE

Terracotta Figure of Isis-Aphrodite, Egyptian, Roman period, c. 2nd - 3rd century

Krater with a lid surmounted by a small hydria, mid-8th century b.c.; Geometric Greek, Euboean or Cycladic; Found at Kourion, Cyprus Terracotta

Stars and crosses coating, 13th century, Iran. Ceramic tiles with metallic lustre decoration. Louvre Museum, Paris.

Iran Kashan (minai) 13th century– Pergamon Museum of Islamic Art Berlin

Statuette of Isis and Horus, 332–30 B.C.. Egyptian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest Fund, 1955 (55.121.5)

Murals from the tomb of Nebamun, British Museum, London.

Stelophorous Statue of Bay, a scribe in the reign of Seti I 1294-1250 b.c.

MFA Egyptian Statue of Lady Sennuwy I

Dress-pin by National Historical Museum, Sweden, via Flickr

unboxing the statue of liberty, 1885

centuriespast: Mother Goddess 3rd Century BC, Mauryan Period Place of origin: Mathura, Uttar Pradesh National Museum, India

Ram's Head, detail Thracian.

head of the cow goddess Hathor Porphyritic diorite Dynasty 18, 1417-1379 B.C. Commissioned by Amenhotep lll Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC

Ancient Egypt

The statue shown in this image is Cleopatra VII who was an Egyptian queen. She was considered as the last "Pharaoh of Egypt" during the Ptolemaic Dynasty (332-30 BC). The Black basalt statue is one of the best-preserved images of a Ptolemaic queen. She is wearing a wig with many braids and holding a cornucopia. The figure is clearly Egyptian in style, though with Greek attributes (knotted dress). The front of the headdress is decorated with a uraeus, the symbol of Egyptian royalty.

Dancer, Hellenistic statuette (bronze), 2nd century BC, (Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen).

Pharaoh

The first human statue, 11.000 years old. Şanlıurfa Museum, Türkiye (Turkey)