Valley of the Kings (Artist's Impression)
An artist's depiction of the Valley of the Kings, part of the Theban Necropolis, as it may have appeared during the New Kingdom of Egypt (c. 1570- c.1069 BCE). From the game Old World.
The Value of Family in Ancient Greek Literature
When looking at Ancient Greek literature, one can see the importance family plays in Greek culture. We see this displayed in the Greek works Medea by Euripides and Antigone by Sophocles. Throughout these literary works we see that family...
A terracotta figurine produced by the Nok Culture of southern West Africa (500 BCE - 200 CE). (Louvre Museum, Paris)
A modern reconstruction of panpipes (or syrinx), first used by shepherds in the Cycladic islands as early as the third millennium BCE were a popular musical instrument in ancient Greek culture and are often depicted on Greek pottery. (Museum...
Celtic Antenna Swords
A pair of "antennna swords" made c. 1050-800 BCE during the Hallstatt B Period in Late Bronze Age Europe. Bronze, Hallstatt culture. Found near Lake Neuchâtel, present day Switzerland.
Villanovan House Funerary Urn
A terracotta funerary urn in the form of a house from the Villanovan culture of central Italy. 8th century BCE. (Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, USA)
Villanovan Biconical Funerary Urn
A biconical funerary urn with incised decoration from the Villanovan culture of central Italy. From Chiusi, 8th century BCE. (National Etruscan Museum, Florence)
Longshan Black Pottery Vase
A black pottery vessel produced by the Longshan culture of north-east China, 2nd millennium BCE. Height: 14 cm. (British Museum, London)
Longshan Jade Blade
A ceremonial blade carved from jade by the Longshan culture of north-east China, 3000-1700 BCE. Length: 15.8 cm. (British Museum, London)
Doorway, Tonto National Monument
Ruins and doorway at Tonto National Monument, location of the Salado Culture in the 13th-15th century CE, Arizona-New Mexico, USA.