FIGURES OF ECCLESIASTICS. FROM THE SCULPTURES OF THE CATHEDRAL OF CHARTRES. CHARTRES is one of the most ancient and interesting towns in France. Popular traditions carry the date of the… Read More
Ancient Egyptian Art. 1 Wooden statue of a man (around 2600 BC). 2 Dagger with bronze blade and ivory handle. 3 Ivory carving (gods scepter and toad). 4 Chair made… Read More
Ancient Greek mythology. The Sphinx was considered a demon of destruction and doom.
Hermaphroditos, the son of the Greek god Hermes and the goddess Aphrodite. In the British Museum is a small silver figure of a naked boy similarly engaged.
Figures, formerly called Fauns, with goat’s legs sometimes Pans, at other times Satyrs.
Statue of Ceres, or Isis in long tunic Ceres is the Roman goddess of agriculture, fertility and marriage. Similarly, it is considered as lawgiver. She was the daughter of Saturn… Read More
Libera, or the female Bacchus in a tunic of fine material. A statue of Liberia, or the female Bacchus, crowned with a wreath of ivy. The hair is parted along… Read More
Roman emperor Septimus Severus (146 – 211) in Paludamentum and circular fibula.
Bust of beardless Satyr. Ancient Greek sculpture Bust of a young and beardless satyr, distinguished, as usual, by the pointed ears of a goat, and by hair in front shaggy… Read More
Bust of a Bacchante.