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Marlik Cup of Heroes

In the beginning when we first seen this photo the first thing that came to mind was kingly. This golden bowl, bucket, or goblet was kingly in our…

Kneeling Bull Holding a Spouted Vessel

The kneeling bull is a small silver relic, holding a vessel with a spout and wearing human robes. The pattern of the said fabric is an interlocking lock…

Small Gold Statue with Wings (brainstorming)

We first thought that is was a gold idol, to accompany the deceased to the underworld. Possibly linked to canopic jars or possible prayer item. Or could have…

Horus and the Journey to Death

Horus preparing pharaohs for the journey to the afterlife.

Horus and the journey of death

Horus and his assistant preparing the body of a pharaoh for the afterlife

The Supreme of the Valley of Queens

The tomb of Nefertari is one of the most luxurious in the Valley of Queens.

The Ba Bird

This amulet is of the Ba Bird, and was from 3rd century BC (early ptolemaic). The Ba, was one of the five components that made up the human…

Shield of Horror

Excavated in Olympia and now located in the Olympia Archaeological Museum, the Winged Gorgoneion is a from the sixth century BC . Originally an apotropaic (to ward something…

Cadmus and the Dragon

This image is of Cadmus fighting a dragon who was guarding the sacred spring of Ismenos. The tale that this image belongs to is about Cadmus , when…

Poseidon Abducting Amphitrite

In this image the god Poseidon is pulling the reins of a hippokampos and Amphitrite is sitting on the hippocampos’s back. According to legends Poseidon saw Amphitrite dancing…

Centaur Teased By Eros

This is a Roman copy of one of the Furietti Centaurs. Created between the 1st and 2nd century AD, it is just under 5 ft tall with a…

Furietti Centaur

Supporting Image: The original sculpture Centaur Teased By Eros copied from.

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