Memorial Statue, Agora, Athens
Memorial statue possibly depicting Heracles, 5th century BCE in the ancient Agora, Athens, Greece.
Memorial Khachkar at Noravank Monastery
This memorial khachkar can be found at the medieval Noravank Monastery in Armenia.
Archaeology is a wide subject and definitions can vary, but broadly, it is the study of the culture and history of past peoples and their societies by uncovering and studying their material remains, i.e. tools, ruins, and pottery. Archaeology...
The Coronado Expedition : Coronado National Memorial
This video provides a brief history of the Coronado Expedition of 1540-1542, led by Francisco Vazquez de Coronado. This video was produced for Coronado National Memorial and the Department of the Interior. Copyright NPS / Coronado National...
William Brewster Memorial Stone
Cenotaph of William Brewster (1568-1644 CE), elder of the Leiden congregation of separatists (later known as pilgrims), Mayflower passenger and their spiritual leader of the Plymouth Colony. Burial Hill, Plymouth, MA.
Memorial Stone at Arates Monastery in Armenia
Arates Monastery in Armenia is built on top of a hill and overlooks the Arates tributary of the Yeghegis River. The monastery's name came from the combination of “ari” ("come" in Armenian) and “tes” ("see" in Armenian). It is likely that...
Memorial Slab with Ogam Script
In primitive Irish, this reads " of Tob of the Sogain", a people known from later record. Ogam script was invented in the south of Ireland in the 4th century CE and used by Irish settlers in Britain. The notched letters on the edge of the...
Art made by Scandinavians during the Viking Age (c. 790-1100 CE) mostly encompassed the decoration of functional objects made of wood, metal, stone, textile and other materials with relief carvings, engravings of animal shapes and abstract...
Gula (also known as Ninkarrak) is the Babylonian goddess of healing and patroness of doctors, healing arts, and medical practices. She is first attested to in the Ur III Period (2047-1750 BCE) where she is referenced as a great goddess of...
Edinburgh Castle, towering atop Castle Rock, has served Scotland for centuries, at one time or another acting as a fortress, royal residence, seat of government, armoury, and prison. The scene of countless sieges, royal births and deaths...