Greek Harbour of Phalasarna, Crete
View of the harbour of the Greek city of Phalaserna on the island of Crete. The harbour was constructed around 335 BCE and was protected on all sides by defending walls and towers.
Greek Slave Handcuffs
Bronze slave handcuffs from the Greek colony of Heraclea in southern Italy. 4th-2nd century BCE. (Archaeological Museum, Policoro, Italy)
The Greek Ruins in Tyre
The ruins of the Greek colony of Tyre 'Týros', and the sarcophagus of Antipater (c. 399-319 BCE), modern-day Lebanon.
The Greek War of Independence 1821–1829 CE
An illustration of troops fighting during the Greek War of Independence (1821–1829 CE) against the Ottoman Empire (1299-1924 CE). Source: Web CD "The Revolution of 1821" is distributed free of charge with InLife magazine April 2001 issue...
Greek Hoplite, Mykonos
A depiction of a Greek warrior. From a pithamphora manufactured in the second quarter of the 7th century BCE. The vessel was made on the island of Tinos in the Cyclades and found at Chora on Mykonos. (Archaeological Museum, Mykonos).
A Greek athlete wearing the ribbon of victory (diadoumenos). 1st century BCE copy of a 5th century BCE original by Polykleitos, Delos. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)
Greek Ship's Anchor
A stone anchor from a Greek sailing vessel, Piraeus. (Archaeological Museum, Piraeus)
Greek Articulated Doll
An articulated terracotta doll and figure representing a baker from a child's tomb at Greek Empuries (Emporiae), Spain. 5th-4th century BCE. (Archaeological Museum, Empuries)
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Virtual Model of the Antikythera Mechanism - 2200 YEARS OLD AMAZING!!!
Virtual Model of the Antikythera Mechanism - 2200 YEARS OLD AMAZING!!! Ο Μηχανισμός των Αντικυθήρων Origin Generally referred to as the first known analog computer, the quality and complexity of the mechanism's manufacture suggests...