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Trojan archer, Greek, c. 490-480 B.C., probably Paris wearing the costume of the Scythians. “I knew, of course, that Greek and Roman sculpture was once painted,” says Susanne Ebbinghaus, curator of ancient art at the Harvard University Art Museums, “but there is a big difference between this abstract notion and actually attempting to imagine what the sculptures might have looked like.” Gods in Color: Painted Sculpture of Classical Antiquity at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum in 2007

A Magnificent and Important Greek Late Classical Silver Janus-Headed Rhyton by Ancient Art, via Flickr

Late 6th century BCE, Etruscan woman wearing shoes, jewelry and elaborately crinkled chitin with a himation diagonally across her chest. Her pose and garments have parallels in Greek sculpture of the 6th cent. BCE, but her shoes and extensive incised decoration rather than modeled details are typically Etruscan.

A GREEK GOLD CLASP to feel like a greek godness...

Back to Roman (AD 43 - AD 450) Title: Roman sculpture of a River God Description: Sculpture of a River God, possibly a personification of the River Thames, from the Mithraeum.

Statuette of Aphrodite [Greek, late Hellenistic] ca. 150–100 B.C. variant of the 4th century B.C. Aphrodite of Knidos by Praxiteles. The goddess is depicted undressing before (or dressing after) a bath in "heroic nudity" as unconscious and glorious as that of the gods.

1275-1300 (Met) This monumental ivory carving is one of the largest to survive from the later Middle Ages. Weighing nearly eleven pounds, the sculpture retains much of its original paint. The tender depiction of the infant Jesus touching the chin of the Virgin as she plays with his foot is of Byzantine origin.

Kroisos Kouros - Ancient Greek sculpture, c. 530 BCE

*Pazyryk sculpture. 4th century bc. This ancient nomadic tribe made beautiful animal artworks.

Male Figurine, Egyptian. Predynastic, Late Naqada I - Early Naqada II 3750-3550 BCE, Ivory