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Collection | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Collection | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Ancient Greek pottery kylix, or drink cup, in the style of the Arkesilas Painter.

Ancient Greek Pottery

Ancient Greek Pottery: Laconian Kylix Kylixes (plural of kylix) were drinking cups specifically designed to enable drinking wine while in a reclining position.

Art grec classique. Monument funéraire. Musée Archéologique National. Athènes

Art grec classique. Monument funéraire. Musée Archéologique National. Athènes

SUNKEN CARGO TO ROME  Attic decorative panels, intended for buildings in Rome, found in 1933 on the sea-bed of the port of Piraeus during harbor deepening works. It is about the entire cargo of an ancient trading ship, which sank inside the port, probably due to an awkward manoeuvre or overloading, in around 150 AD. The panels copy famous classical or archaistic sculptures of Athens, the city that continued to be the main provider of great sculpture to the Empire.  Piraeus Archaeological…

SUNKEN CARGO TO ROME Attic decorative panels, intended for buildings in Rome, found in 1933 on the sea-bed of the port of Piraeus during harbor deepening works. It is about the entire cargo of an ancient trading ship, which sank inside the port, probably due to an awkward manoeuvre or overloading, in around 150 AD. The panels copy famous classical or archaistic sculptures of Athens, the city that continued to be the main provider of great sculpture to the Empire. Piraeus Archaeological…

The Stoning of Saint Peter - Pierre Paul Puget

The Stoning of Saint Peter - Pierre Paul Puget

Plaster, Inspiring Art, Carving, Painters, Sculptures

Tree of life

Plaque with a tree of intertwined papyrus and pomegranates; craftsman's mark on the lower tenon Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca.

Cat Statuette Period: Ptolemaic Period Date: 332–30 B.C. Geography: From Egypt Medium: Bronze, leaded

“Cat Statuette,” BCE, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Cats were king in ancient Egypt. This bronze one stands majestically, as cats often do.

https://flic.kr/p/yBW8cS | The Ara Pacis Augustae or Altar of the Augustan Peace, built to celebrate the return of Augustus to Rome in 13 BC following campaigns in Spain and Gaul, Museo dell'Ara Pacis, Rome

Ara Pacis Augustae (“Altar of Augustan Peace”), dedicated 9 BCE, a monument celebrating Augustus’s most significant achievement -his establishment of peace.

Amazon Frieze BM GR 1865.7-23.1. Detail of the Amazon Frieze from the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus: combats between Greeks and Amazons. Date circa 350 BC

Amazon Frieze BM GR 1865.7-23.1. Detail of the Amazon Frieze from the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus: combats between Greeks and Amazons. Date circa 350 BC