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Clothing in the Mongol Empire
Articleby Mark Cartwright

Clothing in the Mongol Empire

The clothing worn by the Mongols in the 13th and 14th century CE, like most other aspects of their culture, reflected their nomadic lifestyle in the often harsh climate of the Asian steppe. Typical items included felt hats, long jackets with...
Symposiast & Hetaira
Imageby Sebastià Giralt

Symposiast & Hetaira

A scene from the interior bowl of a red-figure kylix or stemmed drinking cup (490-480 BCE) depicting a symposiast and hetaira - high-class prostitute. (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
Mosaic of a Gypsy Girl
Imageby James Gordon

Mosaic of a Gypsy Girl

Roman mosaic of a gypsy girl, 2nd century CE?, Gaziantep Zeugma, Turkey.
Han Woman, Dahuting Tomb
Imageby Unknown Artist

Han Woman, Dahuting Tomb

A portrait of an Eastern Han woman from the Dahuting tomb, Zhengzhou, Henan province, China. 25-220 CE.
Aphrodite of Knidos
Imageby Marie-Lan Nguyen

Aphrodite of Knidos

Roman copy of Aphrodite of Knidos by Praxiteles (4th cent BCE); restored by Ippolito Buzzi (Italian, 1562–1634 CE)
Byzantine Jeweled Bracelet
Imageby Metropolitan Museum of Art

Byzantine Jeweled Bracelet

Dating to 500-700 CE, this gold bracelet is elaborately decorated with silver, pearls, amethyst, sapphire, glass and quartz. The interior features opus interrasile patterns. Overall, it measures 3.8 x 8.2 cm; the strap measures 2.3 x 19.5...
Hercules Receives the Poisoned Robe
Imageby The Trustees of the British Museum

Hercules Receives the Poisoned Robe

Red-figure pottery depicting Hercules who receives the poisoned robe with Nessus' blood. c. 430 BCE
Saint Thecla
Imageby Testus

Saint Thecla

Fresco in Saviour Cathedral of Chernihiv, Ukraine
Saint Paula
Imageby RickMorais

Saint Paula

Saint Paula Teaching her Nuns, mid-17th century CE, by André Reinoso. Currently in the Monastery of the Hieronymites (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos), in Lisbon, Portugal.
Artist's Impression of a Roman Wedding
Imageby Mohawk Games

Artist's Impression of a Roman Wedding

An artistic depiction of an aristocratic wedding in the late Roman Empire, possibly the Byzantine Empire. From the game Old World.