The ancient Greek temple of Poseidon at Cape Sunnius, built between 444-440 BC, is one of the main monuments of Athens’ Golden Age.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
This image represents one of the most famous rulers of Copán, King Waxaklajun Ub’aah K’awiil, dressed as one of the maize gods.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
The Assyrians were warriors, as their costume shows, with its heavily ornate, barbaric splendour. They wore much more jewellery than the Persians.
The Erechtheion is an Ionic-style temple on the Acropolis in Athens, built between about 420 and 406 BC.
CRETE AND GREECE. Middle and Late Minoan circa 2000—1200 B.C. Vessels from Cnossus, Mochlos, Korakou, Palaikastro, Melos.
ROMAN MAGIC HAND. Amulets in ancient days were usually small charms fashioned sometimes into various shapes and suspended from a necklace.
Virgil’s tomb (Italian: Tomba di Virgilio) is a Roman-era crypt in Naples, believed to be the grave of the poet Virgil (15 October 70 BC – 21 September 19 BC).
Marble Curulian armchair, Bedstead, Iron suitcase, Terracotta casting vessel, Four-legged table.
Classical Antiquity. Footwear. Fashions and Customs. Calceus, Ocrea, Caliga, Campagus, Crepida, Solea, Pero, Ceremonial shoes, Runner’s boots, Lace-up shoe.
Percy Bysshe Shelley in Italy. Temple of Neptune at Paestum. Letter from Naples. The Year 1818.