The Armento Rider, Greece 500 – 550 BCE. Bronze statuette of a warrior on horseback. The warrior wears a Corinthian-style helmet and a short tunic. He once held a spear and reins, that were probably made of copper wire, and his helmet was topped by a crest which ran across sideways.[750×906]

The Armento Rider, Greece 500 – 550 BCE. Bronze statuette of a warrior on horseback. The warrior wears a Corinthian-style helmet and a short tunic. He once held a spear and reins, that were probably made of copper wire, and… Continue Reading

Ceramic statuette depicting a spirit being, or possible a shaman in transfigured spirit form. It’s mounted atop of a snuff tray. Jama-Coaque culture, modern day northern Ecuador. 300 BC to 600 AD. [1617×1800]

Ceramic statuette depicting a spirit being, or possible a shaman in transfigured spirit form. It’s mounted atop of a snuff tray. Jama-Coaque culture, modern day northern Ecuador. 300 BC to 600 AD. [1617×1800]

A statuette of Osiris-Iah, a combination of the gods Osiris (God of the Dead and Lord of the Duat) and Iah (a lunar deity) dating from Late Period or Ptolemaic Period (664–30 BCE). (2,666 × 4,000)

A statuette of Osiris-Iah, a combination of the gods Osiris (God of the Dead and Lord of the Duat) and Iah (a lunar deity) dating from Late Period or Ptolemaic Period (664–30 BCE). (2,666 × 4,000)

Bronze statuette of a legionary (foot soldier), perhaps a praetorian guard. The soldier wears a tunic, with an outer skirt of leather straps, and on his upper body, lorica segmentata. He is also wearing strapped sandals, breeches, and a crested helmet. [750×1586]

Bronze statuette of a legionary (foot soldier), perhaps a praetorian guard. The soldier wears a tunic, with an outer skirt of leather straps, and on his upper body, lorica segmentata. He is also wearing strapped sandals, breeches, and a crested… Continue Reading

Statuette of Thoth in ibis form wearing an Atef Crown. It’s made from Wood (Body), silver, stucco and glass (eyes). Egypt, 26th dynasty. 664 to 525 BC. [1280×1617]

Statuette of Thoth in ibis form wearing an Atef Crown. It’s made from Wood (Body), silver, stucco and glass (eyes). Egypt, 26th dynasty. 664 to 525 BC. [1280×1617]

Roman gold statuette probably of Faustina the Elder – wife of Emperor Antoninus Pius – who was deified after death. Object dated to the II century CE. [564×640]

Roman gold statuette probably of Faustina the Elder – wife of Emperor Antoninus Pius – who was deified after death. Object dated to the II century CE. [564×640]

Roman gold statuette uncovered in Pompeii, showing wild goat. Dated back to I century CE. Object currently lcoated in Archaeological Museum in Naples. [546×728]

Roman gold statuette uncovered in Pompeii, showing wild goat. Dated back to I century CE. Object currently lcoated in Archaeological Museum in Naples. [546×728]

Wooden and garlanded statuette of Kha from his tomb. Kha was the overseer of works in Deir el-Medina, the village housing the artisans who worked on the tombs in the valley of the kings. Egypt, 18th dynasty. 1386-1349 BC. [425×600]

Wooden and garlanded statuette of Kha from his tomb. Kha was the overseer of works in Deir el-Medina, the village housing the artisans who worked on the tombs in the valley of the kings. Egypt, 18th dynasty. 1386-1349 BC. [425×600]

Wooden statuette of a bearer carrying a backpack and a wicker basket. From the tomb of Niankhpepi, Egypt, 6th dynasty. 2345 to 2181 BC. [334×600]

Wooden statuette of a bearer carrying a backpack and a wicker basket. From the tomb of Niankhpepi, Egypt, 6th dynasty. 2345 to 2181 BC. [334×600]