Early Cretan Libation Vessel: Remarkable relic from the city of Minos, The Minotaur. Related: Ancient Minoan Civilization. The Palace of Minos at Knossos. The Ancient Greek Costume by THOMAS HOPE. Gallery: “On… Read More
The Snake Goddess from Knossos, ca. 2000 B.C. Regarded as characteristic of feminine fashion in Minoan Crete.
Roman Empire. Corona triumphalis, Corona obsidimalis, Corona civica, Corona muralis, Corona castrensis, Corona navalis.
Traditional Greece Silk embroidery, 19th century.
Persia. Palace of Isfahan (Meidun-e Emam). Ruins of Persepolis. Kuh-i-Rahmat. Tomb of Cyrus the Great Persia. Sultan Mosque.
Greek embroidery patterns 19th century. 1. 3. Silk embroidered cotton sleeve borders. 2. Silk embroidery hem on cotton. 4. 5. 10. Silk embroidery on linen sleeve designs. 6. Silk embroidery… Read More
Roman Bride dressing up.
A hallmark of the tragic and grotesque theater in ancient Rome were the colorful and expressive masks (caricature). They accompanied the Roman theater play as a heroic choir, using songs, lively gestures, songs and movements.
The costume of the ancient, by Thomas Hope. Amazon picture was found on a Greek vase.
Ancient Greek mythology. The Sphinx was considered a demon of destruction and doom.