The mode of decoration with the Egyptians comprises symbolic figure-subjects chiefly in conjunction with hieroglyphics.
Decorative Motives from the Arts of early Crete and Greece. About 2000 B. C. Middle and Late Minoan.
The Temples of Baalbek in Lebanon. Egypt and Palestine by Francis Frith
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The history of the Cathedral of Notre Dame, one of the most ancient edifices in Paris.
The ancient Greek temple of Poseidon at Cape Sunnius, built between 444-440 BC, is one of the main monuments of Athens’ Golden Age.
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 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.