Portrait of Egypt Prince Mantouhichopchf son of Ramses Miamun (Ramesses II the Great XIXth. Dynasty) From the book: Histoire de l’art égyptien: d’après les monuments; depuis les temps les plus… Read More
Portrait of Ramses Miamun (Ramses II. – Nineteenth Dynasty).
Gladiators in the Colosseum at ancient Rom. “Pollice Verso”. Painting by Jean-Léon Gérôme. The Latin phrase Pollice Verso means “with a turned thumb”, and refers to the hand gesture or thumbs signal used… Read More
Greek tragedy and comedy masks Greek pottery
Etruscan ceramics. Antefixes. Antiques. Céramique Étrusque. Antefixes. Among the primitive monuments preserved in the Campana collections, the two Antefixes or top-tiles which adorn the peediments, and which bear the attributes… Read More
The Varangian Guard At the end of the tenth century the Varangian Guard, an Imperial bodyguard, were a conspicuous, picturesque, and useful adjunct to the Byzantine Court. They were recruited… Read More
The Roman Paenula. The cowl or hood. Ancient roman travelling cloak.
Antique Greek theatrical masks. Antiqués. Art Gréco. Masques Tragiques, Sculptés.
Early Christian and Arab clothes 4th to 6th Century.
Ancient Germans, Teutons clothing. From the Stone Age to the fourth century.