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Bronze Age Burial Tomb at Lchashen
Image by James Blake Wiener

Bronze Age Burial Tomb at Lchashen

When Lake Sevan's water dropped due to hydroelectric production in 1950, countless graves and other ancient artifacts were uncovered in Lchashen, Armenia. Over the decades, 800 graves were discovered the majority of which were made from stone...
Etruscan Art
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Etruscan Art

The art of the Etruscans, who flourished in central Italy between the 8th and 3rd century BCE, is renowned for its vitality and often vivid colouring. Wall paintings were especially vibrant and frequently capture scenes of Etruscans enjoying...
Bronze Greek Athlete
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Bronze Greek Athlete

A bronze Greek athlete recovered from the sea off Marathon. 340-330 BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)
Bronze head of Hypnos
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Bronze head of Hypnos

Bronze head of Hypnos (god of sleep), 1st - 2nd century CE. Copy of an Hellenistic original, found at Civitella d'Arno (near Perugia, Italy). Now in the British Museum, London. Hypnos was the son of the goddess Nyx (the deity of the Night...
Bronze Charioteer of Delphi
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Bronze Charioteer of Delphi

Bronze victory charioteer in the severe style (480-460 BCE), part of a larger composition of a four horse chariot. Delphi Archaeological Museum, Greece.
Bronze Age Stilt Houses, Lake Constance
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Bronze Age Stilt Houses, Lake Constance

Reconstructed Bronze Age stilt houses (also known as pile dwellings) at Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen, Lake Constance, Germany.
Bronze Statues of Ptolemy II & Arsinoe II
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Bronze Statues of Ptolemy II & Arsinoe II

These early 3rd-century BCE bronze statues from Alexandria, Egypt, portray the royal Ptolemaic couple Ptolemy II Philadelphus ("The Sibling-Loving") and Arsinoe II Philadelphus. Ptolemy II is wearing the scalp of an elephant, possibly symbolic...
Bronze Sestertius with Colosseum
Image by Peter Roan

Bronze Sestertius with Colosseum

A bronze sestertius from the reign of Titus (79-81 CE) which depicts the Colosseum or Flavian Amphitheatre. Clearly shown are the four arched stories, statues within the arches and the large monumental fountain - the Meta Sudans - which stood...
Bronze Age Stilt House Interior
Image by Helvetiker

Bronze Age Stilt House Interior

Interior of a reconstructed Bronze Age stilt house. Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen, Germany.
Bronze Korean Coin, Goryeo Dynasty
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Bronze Korean Coin, Goryeo Dynasty

A bronze coin of the Korean Goryeo Dynasty. The legend reads: Haedong tongbo meaning 'Coin of the Land East of the Sea' (Korea). 1097-1105 CE. (British Musem, London)
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