Category Archives: Ancient

Greek Priest in Eastern Orthodox Vestment, 1900.

Traditional Eastern Orthodox Vestment. Greek Monk cloth, Priest costume. Beard fashion.

Orthodox Greek Priest 1900

Greek Priest in Eastern Orthodox Vestment, 1900.

Greek monk or priest with prayer book and rosary. The shape of the hat is derived from the Byzantine imperial crown. He wears an unusual beard.

Read more: The Ancient Greek Costume by THOMAS HOPE.

Gallery: “On the history of costumes”. Münchener Bilderbogen (Munich pictures sheets). Published by Braun & Schneider, Munich c.1858 -1898s.

Hellenes, Pelasgian costumes, 19th century.

Hellenes, Pelasgian costumes. Greece national dress. Greek traditional clothing. Shepherd of Arcadia. Woman from the Island of Crete.

Hellenes, Pelasgian.

Hellenes, Pelasgian costumes, 19th century. Grecian Race.

1. Shepherd of Arcadia in holiday dress. 2. Peasant – Environs of Athens in holiday dress. 3. Woman of Trikeri in Thessaly. 4. Woman and Child from the Island of Hydra. 5.6. Man and Woman from the Island of Crete.

The Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World. “Races of the World”. Drawn by J. L. Williams. Engraved by A. Portier. Printed by Blackie & Son London, Glasgow & Edinburgh 1886.

Read more: The Ancient Greek Costume by THOMAS HOPE.

Gallery: “On the history of costumes”. Münchener Bilderbogen (Munich pictures sheets). Published by Braun & Schneider, Munich c.1858 -1898s.

Ancient Egyptian Art

Ancient Egyptian arts and crafts. Queen Amenerdas. Sarcophagus. Cypriote style. XIX to XX. Egypt Dynasty. 1450-1150 BC. Sphinx.

Egyptian arts

Ancient Egyptian Art.

1 Wooden statue of a man (around 2600 BC). 2 Dagger with bronze blade and ivory handle. 3 Ivory carving (gods scepter and toad). 4 Chair made ​​of ebony intarsia with ivory. 5 The Queen Amenerdas (around 720 BC). 6 Carved wooden spoon with cover (naked woman with lute). 7 Sphinx of red granite (XIII dynasty). 8 Sarcophagus (XIX Dynasty). 9 Golden earrings. 10 Vessel made ​​of faience. 11 Mirror (bronze). 12 Pot in Cypriote style. 13 Painted wood box. 14 Spoon. 15 Cup made ​​of faience (marsh birds). 16 Carved wooden box. 17 Family Group (XIX to XX. Dynasty. 1450-1150 BC).

Ancient Egyptian architecture and arts. Sphinx and pyramids at Giza. Temple of Philae. Temple of Edfu. Rock tombs of Beni Hasan.

Egyptian arts and architecture

1 Sphinx and pyramids at Giza. 2 Temple on the island of Philae. 3 Temple of Edfu, seen from the eastern pylons of. 4 Rock tombs of Beni Hasan.

Source: Brockhaus encyclopedia. 14th Edition.

 The Temple of Isis on the Philae

Ancient Egyptian Temple of the Goddess Isis. Hut-chenti, island of Philae.

Isis Temple on the island of Philae. “House of the beginning”.

Column capital of Philae. Ancient Egypt decorations, arts and architecture. Egyptian Temple of the Goddess Isis.

Column capital of Philae

Ancient Egyptian Temple of the Goddess Isis. Hut-chenti, island of Philae. Egypt ornaments, decoration.

The Inner Temple view of Philae.

Hut-chenti, “House of the beginning”. As Pearl of the Nile to the temple of Isis on the Philae Island was praised.

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Ancient Egyptian culture. Brief overview of the cultural epochs.

Ancient Egypt architecture. The Tempel of Luxor. Egypt gods. Lithography.

The Tempel of Luxor

Ancient Egyptian culture. Costumes, Weapons, Instruments.

Brief overview of the cultural epochs by using selected characteristic elements of style. Architecture, costumes, decoration, furniture, weapons.

  • Pic 1., Egyptian Weapons, Instruments and Household Articles. Daggers, Egyptian House, Scepters, Mirror, Shield, Sandal, Vases, Harp, Fan, Furniture.
  • Pic 2., Egyptian Architectural Decoration
  • Pic 3., Egyptian Costumes, Ancient Times. Warrior, King, Queen, Man and Lady of Rank, King in ceremonial Costume.
    Ancient Egypt sculptures. Colossal figures. Great temple of Abu Simbel. David Robert

    Colossal figures in the front of the great temple of Abu Simbel Egypt, by David Roberts 1838

    Ancient Egypt sculptures. Great temple of Abu Simbel. David Robert

    Front elevation of the great temple of Abu Simbel Egypt, by David Roberts 1838

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Assyrian, Babylonian costume history. Mesopotamia.

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Mesopotamian city. Ancient Assyrian Palaces of Nineveh

Restoration of the Palaces on the Western Side of the Platform of Nineveh at the River Tigris.

Assyrian and Babylonian culture. Mesopotamia. Costume History.

Babylonian and Assyrian dress by Horst Kohler

Babylonian and Assyrian dress, although simple in cut, like that with which we have hitherto dealt, had reached a high degree of excellence in respect of material and Continue reading

Greek woman in traditional costume beginning of the 19th Century.

Greek woman in traditional costume. Greece National clothing. Female Folk dress.

Greek woman 19th century

Greek woman in traditional costume beginning of the 19th Century. Clothes in the Ottoman style.

Read more: The Ancient Greek Costume by THOMAS HOPE.

Gallery: “On the history of costumes”. Münchener Bilderbogen (Munich pictures sheets). Published by Braun & Schneider, Munich c.1858 -1898s.

Woman from the island of Santorini.

Greek woman from Santorini in national costume. Traditional Greece folk clothing

Greek woman from Santorini

Greek woman in national costume from the island of Santorini 19th century.

Santorini is the name of an archipelago in the south of the Cyclades, is usually called in Greek Thira “the savages”.
The Santorini island group located in the southern Aegean Sea, about 120 km north of Crete.

Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.

Read more: The Ancient Greek Costume by THOMAS HOPE.

Gallery: “On the history of costumes”. Münchener Bilderbogen (Munich pictures sheets). Published by Braun & Schneider, Munich c.1858 -1898s.