centuriespast:

Garden of the Hesperides

calyx-krater

Attica, 400BC-380BC

The British Museum

ancienthistorymjh:

Kheiron and Achilles

Fresco, ca 65-79 AD, Imperial Roman

Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, Naples, Italy

Kheiron instructs the boy Achilles in the playing of the lyre. The kentauros (centaur) rests on his equine haunch. He wears an animal skin cloak and a wreath of laurel.

remoteminoans:

From Evans’ Scripta Minoa

  1. Camera: iPhone 4S
  2. Aperture: f/2.4
  3. Exposure: 1/212th
  4. Focal Length: 4mm

finethankyouandyou:

Detail of Panathenaic amphora, ca. 530 b.c.; Archaic
Attributed to the Euphiletos Painter

  1. Camera: Hasselblad H4D-50MS - H4D
  2. Aperture: f/22
  3. Exposure: 1/125th
  4. Focal Length: 120mm

aboutegypt:

Egyptian Mask (by Travel in english)

ancienthistorymjh:

Achilles drags Hector’s body around walls of Troy

ancienthistorymjh:

Achilles drags Hector’s body around walls of Troy

triglifos-y-metopas:

Sarcophagus of the Spouses, terracotta.

Cerveteri, Italy.

6th century B.C.

[Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia]

triglifos-y-metopas:

Painted sarcophagus of Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa

Chiusi, Itlay

150-140 B.C.

[British Museum]

Aphrodite stands naked on a cockle shell in the sea following her birth, attended by the twin winged love gods Eros and Himeros. Other Erotes fish in the sea.

Mosaic, Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.

Hermes slays Argos Panoptes with his sword. Behind him stands Io, hidden in the guise of heifer. The body of the guardian giant is covered with staring eyes.
Attic Red Figure, ca 490 BC, Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany.

Hermes slays Argos Panoptes with his sword. Behind him stands Io, hidden in the guise of heifer. The body of the guardian giant is covered with staring eyes.

Attic Red Figure, ca 490 BC, Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany.