ROMAN MAGIC HAND. Amulets in ancient days were usually small charms fashioned sometimes into various shapes and suspended from a necklace.
This figure of the Egyptian god Ammon, being a monument of considerable importance in the history of the art
Colossal Statues in The Plain of Thebes, during the Inundation of the Nile. Two ancient Egyptian colossal statues standing side by side from the 14th century BC.
The large figure is one of two figures evidently placed to guard each side of the approach to the beautiful temple of Singa-Sarie (lion flower) which is close at hand.
Ancient Greek sculpture. Head of Minerva. A description of the collection of ancient marbles in the British Museum
The Great Pyramid and the Sphinx at Gizeh, the most remarkable figure of its kind.
The citizens’ costume of the Romans. The Togatus. The Roman toga of the imperial period. The different types. The drapery. The stola, the pallium or the palla of the women.
The Cathedral of Chartres, founded in the earliest times of Christianity in the west, is remarkable for the many misfortunes it has sustained.
Wooden statue of a man (around 2600 BC). Sphinx of red granite (XIII dynasty). Family Group (XIX to XX. Dynasty. 1450-1150 BC).
Ancient Greek mythology. The Sphinx was considered a demon of destruction and doom.