Incredible 86m² Roman mosaic from the city of Lugdunum (Lyon), made of approximately 1 million pieces of marble and limestone. It is notable for its use of the ancient Indo-European swastika, symbolising eternal life and good luck. 3rd century AD [4032 x 2268]

Incredible 86m² Roman mosaic from the city of Lugdunum (Lyon), made of approximately 1 million pieces of marble and limestone. It is notable for its use of the ancient Indo-European swastika, symbolising eternal life and good luck. 3rd century AD [4032 x 2268]

The Wilbour Plaque. A slab of limestone believed to have been used as a reference guide for students learning how to draw royalty. It features raised carvings of what may represent pharaoh Akhenaten and queen Nefertiti. Egypt, 18th dynasty. 1352 to 1336 B.C. [1536×1124]

The Wilbour Plaque. A slab of limestone believed to have been used as a reference guide for students learning how to draw royalty. It features raised carvings of what may represent pharaoh Akhenaten and queen Nefertiti. Egypt, 18th dynasty. 1352 to 1336 B.C. [1536×1124]