Roman mosaic from the 1st century CE showing a group of philosophers from the Academy in Athens. The object was found in Pompeii. He is currently in the National Archaeological Museum in Naples. [698×728]

Roman mosaic from the 1st century CE showing a group of philosophers from the Academy in Athens. The object was found in Pompeii. He is currently in the National Archaeological Museum in Naples. [698×728]

A page from a register of Spanish colonial forces ca 1780s-90s, showing the standing formations in the Philippine Islands at the time. From the Spanish State Archives (2484×1493)

A page from a register of Spanish colonial forces ca 1780s-90s, showing the standing formations in the Philippine Islands at the time. From the Spanish State Archives (2484×1493)

Roman mosaic showing Hercules who caught a Ceryneian Hind. It was a third labour of Hercules to bring an animal to Eurystheus – king of Tyryns. Object is dated back to 170-180 CE and made of marble, terracotta, glass paste. Currenty located in Valencia Museum. [564×571]

Roman mosaic showing Hercules who caught a Ceryneian Hind. It was a third labour of Hercules to bring an animal to Eurystheus – king of Tyryns. Object is dated back to 170-180 CE and made of marble, terracotta, glass paste.… Continue Reading

So called Great Antonine Altar was found in Ephesus and is dated back to circa 169 CE. Object is a relief monument showing from the far left, Marcus Aurelius once he was 17-years-old. Next to him stands Antoninus Pius with young Lucius Verus and further Hadrian. [920×1200]

So called Great Antonine Altar was found in Ephesus and is dated back to circa 169 CE. Object is a relief monument showing from the far left, Marcus Aurelius once he was 17-years-old. Next to him stands Antoninus Pius with… Continue Reading

Roman mosaic showing winning racehorse named Bacceatus. Object was uncovered in ruins of Carthage (Tunisia). Dated back to 3rd century CE and located in Musée National Du Bardo in Tunis. [564×573]

Roman mosaic showing winning racehorse named Bacceatus. Object was uncovered in ruins of Carthage (Tunisia). Dated back to 3rd century CE and located in Musée National Du Bardo in Tunis. [564×573]

Embroidered piece of cloth showing an astrologer predicting the birth of a child in front of Charles I of England and his queen, Henrietta Maria of France, c. 1621-1650. [3892×2832]

Embroidered piece of cloth showing an astrologer predicting the birth of a child in front of Charles I of England and his queen, Henrietta Maria of France, c. 1621-1650. [3892×2832]

Roman fresco showing the punishment of Dirce. She was wife of Lycus – king of Thebes. Fresco was found House of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, VII, 4, 56 in Pompeii. Dated to I century CE. Currently located in Naples, National Archaeological Museum. [564×697]

Roman fresco showing the punishment of Dirce. She was wife of Lycus – king of Thebes. Fresco was found House of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, VII, 4, 56 in Pompeii. Dated to I century CE. Currently located in Naples,… Continue Reading

Ancient Egyptian sandstone carving showing Emperor Nero making offerings to Egyptian gods. He is offering the lunar eye to Min and Osiris and offering a bottle of frankincense to Shu, Roman era, 54-68 CE. [5616×3744]

Ancient Egyptian sandstone carving showing Emperor Nero making offerings to Egyptian gods. He is offering the lunar eye to Min and Osiris and offering a bottle of frankincense to Shu, Roman era, 54-68 CE. [5616×3744]

“Interior of the fuselage of Handley Page Halifax B Mark II, JP321 ‘V’, of No. 614 Squadron RAF, showing some of the many holes caused by splinters from an anti-aircraft rocket which hit the aircraft during an early pathfinding operation over central Europe.” c. 1944-1945. [1698×2480]

“Interior of the fuselage of Handley Page Halifax B Mark II, JP321 ‘V’, of No. 614 Squadron RAF, showing some of the many holes caused by splinters from an anti-aircraft rocket which hit the aircraft during an early pathfinding operation… Continue Reading