Macedonian Gold Wreath from Vergina
A gold oak wreath and two-handled silver vessel (ampulla) from the main chamber of Tomb II, in the Royal Tombs at Aegae (Vergina).
Alexander the Great, Macedonian Silver Tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm from the reign of Alexander the Great, 336-323 BCE. O: Head of Hercules. R: Zeus seated on a throne holding an eagle.
Macedonian Silver Dodecadrachm
Silver dodecadrachm from Derrones, Macedonia, ca 500-480 BCE. O: Nude male figure with two oxen. (R: incuse square).
Inca General Ruminahui
Sculpture of Inca General Ruminahui (1490-1535 CE) in Quito, Ecuador.
General Horemheb & Wife
This limestone sculpture was never quite finished and received no inscription. When the British Museum brought it in 1839 CE, its provenance was unknown, so the couple's identity has long remained a mystery. However, in 1976 CE a missing...
General View, Anjar
A general view of Anjar (8th century CE) which illustrates the plan of the city, clearly showing the rationality of Umayyad town planning. The organic medieval cities that were eventually to house the Palace, Mosque, Souq, and private residential...
Phalanx vs Legion: Battle of Cynoscephalae
The Roman victory in the Battle of Cynoscephalae ( 197 BC ) marked the end of the Second Macedonian War between Rome and Philip V, king of Macedon. The battle is considered one of the best examples of manipular Roman legion superiority over...
Cleopatra VII (l. c. 69-30 BCE, r. 51-30 BCE) was the last ruler of Egypt before it was annexed as a province of Rome. Although arguably the most famous Egyptian queen, Cleopatra was actually Greek and a member of the Ptolemaic Dynasty (323-30...
Major General Horatio Gordon Robley (1840-1930 CE)
An 1860 CE painting of Horatio Gordon Robley (1840-1930 CE) - British soldier, artist and collector of the macabre.
Statue of General Hahibra
The shrine contains a figure of Osiris, the god of the dead. This statue stood in a temple at Sais, then capital of Egypt. The text on the back-pillar calls Wahibra an "overseer of access of foreign lands (who managed trade on Egypt's southern...