Greek tragedy and comedy masks Greek pottery Tragic and comic masks seem to owe their origin in Greece to Bacchus’ feasts, wherein those, who took part in them, where in… Read More
Antiques of Etruscan culture. Céramique Étrusque. Antefixes. These monuments might prove the establishment of an Ionian colony in Etruria towards the 8th century B.C., and its fusion with these warlike primitive tribes
The Nobility. State Costume — Men 6th, 7th and 8th Centuries. Goldsmiths’ Work. Costume of the Middle Classes Men. Lower Classes. The Glove. Costume of the Nobility Women. Jewellery of the Franks.
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At the end of the tenth century the Varangian Guard, an Imperial bodyguard, were a conspicuous, picturesque, and useful adjunct to the Byzantine Court.
The Roman Paenula. The cowl or hood. Ancient roman traveling cloak. The Paenula was a bell-shaped garment, worn in inclement weather. In most cases it was closed all round, but occasionally… Read More
Antique Greek theatrical masks. Antiqués. Art Gréco. Masques Tragiques, Sculptés.
Clothing of the late antiquity and Middle Ages. Carolingian, Eastern Roman Empire, Byzantium, Pre-Christian time.
Clothing of the early Christians and Arabs in the Middle East from the 4th to the 6th century.
Teutonic costume prehistoric period, third and fourth centuries A.D.
Clothing of a noble Egyptian, Egyptian Queen and distinguished Egyptian. Egyptian court official, King (Pharaoh) and fan carrier of the king.