Viralpics

Roman lead water pipes with inscription from the reign of Vespasian, 1st cent. CE [2560×1712]

Jan
21

Golden ring decorated with lotus flowers and adorned with two horses. Believed to be from the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II, but from what tomb exactly is unknown. Egypt, 19th dynasty. 1279 to 1213 BC [489×600]

Dec
07

Cameo showing Augustus, Livia and young Nero. The object was created in the middle of the 1st century CE, during the reign of Nero (54-68 CE). [600×682]

Nov
26

Assyrian Gypsum Relief of a Winged Genius, Reign of Ashurnasirpal II, ca. 883-859 B.C. [2774 × 3200] Expected to sell for >$10M at auction this month

Nov
08

Ring with a mouse. Ancient Egypt, reign of Thutmose III, ca. 1479–1425 B.C. [3300×3200]

Oct
21

A ‘gold lion’ coin, minted in the reign of Robert III of Scotland, c. 1390-1403 [1500×742]

Oct
13

Original arched door of the Porcelain Tower. The tower was one of the largest buildings in China, rising up to nine stories. The tower was mostly built with white porcelain bricks during the reign of the Yongle Emperor (1402-1424 AD), it was destroyed during the Taiping Rebellion.[928×610]

Sep
07