The Queen of the Night also known as the Burney Relief is a high relief terracotta plaque of baked clay, measuring 19.4 inches 49.5 cm high, 14.5 inches 37 cm wide, with a thickness of 1.8 inches 4.8 cm depicting a naked winged woman flanked by owls and standing on the backs of two Lions [2848×4288]

The Queen of the Night also known as the Burney Relief is a high relief terracotta plaque of baked clay, measuring 19.4 inches 49.5 cm high, 14.5 inches 37 cm wide, with a thickness of 1.8 inches 4.8 cm depicting… Continue Reading

Roman mosaic depicting Ambrosia and Lycurgus. Lycurgus is depicted in the act of killing Ambrosia with an axe as she is being transformed into a grape vine. Object dated back to II century CE. [564×678]

Roman mosaic depicting Ambrosia and Lycurgus. Lycurgus is depicted in the act of killing Ambrosia with an axe as she is being transformed into a grape vine. Object dated back to II century CE. [564×678]

The Gundestrup Cauldron (Denmark, ca. 150-50 BC), probably celtic or thracian in origin, it is made up of several plates of silver, depicting various religious or mythological scenes. More pictures in comments [1422 x 1056]

The Gundestrup Cauldron (Denmark, ca. 150-50 BC), probably celtic or thracian in origin, it is made up of several plates of silver, depicting various religious or mythological scenes. More pictures in comments [1422 x 1056]

Steel pilgrimage amulet/souvenir depicting Mary Magdalene, Mary of Egypt, and the Virgin Mary found in the River Thames in London, England, c. 1400-1700. [2832×3969]

Steel pilgrimage amulet/souvenir depicting Mary Magdalene, Mary of Egypt, and the Virgin Mary found in the River Thames in London, England, c. 1400-1700. [2832×3969]

Fragment depicting an anthropomorphic cat making an offering to an anthropomorphic mouse. Context is unknown, but it might have been part of a story illustration or a satirical piece. Egypt, 19th or 20th dynasty. 1295 to 1075 B.C. [1536×1098]

Fragment depicting an anthropomorphic cat making an offering to an anthropomorphic mouse. Context is unknown, but it might have been part of a story illustration or a satirical piece. Egypt, 19th or 20th dynasty. 1295 to 1075 B.C. [1536×1098]

(OS) Before and after of a digital restoration to a third style fresco depicting Pan playing the pan flute and with an animal skin cloak draped over one arm accompanied by either nymphs or muses, one of them playing a seven-stringed lyre. 1st century CE. (5329 x 3500)

(OS) Before and after of a digital restoration to a third style fresco depicting Pan playing the pan flute and with an animal skin cloak draped over one arm accompanied by either nymphs or muses, one of them playing a… Continue Reading

Roman stele depicting banker counting money and a slave with scrolls. Object dated back to 3rd century CE. It is fragment of tombstone found in Viminacium, Roman town located near Kostolac, eastern Serbia. [960×849]

Roman stele depicting banker counting money and a slave with scrolls. Object dated back to 3rd century CE. It is fragment of tombstone found in Viminacium, Roman town located near Kostolac, eastern Serbia. [960×849]

A two-sided medallion depicting the 7th century Roman Emperor Heraclius, thought to be modelled on the then-current Emperor Manuel II Palaiologos (French, c. 1400) [1179×568]

A two-sided medallion depicting the 7th century Roman Emperor Heraclius, thought to be modelled on the then-current Emperor Manuel II Palaiologos (French, c. 1400) [1179×568]

Roman bronze sculpture perhaps depicting Bacchus. Object dated to the mid 1st century BCE. The bust is a Roman copy of an original Hellenistic figure. Currently located in National Archaeological Museum in Naples. Photo was taken in XIX century. [564×711]

Roman bronze sculpture perhaps depicting Bacchus. Object dated to the mid 1st century BCE. The bust is a Roman copy of an original Hellenistic figure. Currently located in National Archaeological Museum in Naples. Photo was taken in XIX century. [564×711]