Christie's - These two 1,300-year-old limestone bodhisattvas represent the height of Tang-dynasty art
These two 1,300-year-old limestone bodhisattvas represent the height of Tang-dynasty art. Find out more: http://bit.ly/2BlBIMY
The Making of a Roman Silver Cup
Ancient Roman silversmiths developed their craft to the highest levels of refinement and beauty. Applying fire and basic tools to the shaping of precious metals, many of their sophisticated techniques...
The Colossal Head of Decebalus, King of the Dacians
In the heart of Rome stands a 38m tall column built in the 2nd century A.D. Carved in low relief spiralling around the monument are over 2600 figures, representing the combatants of wars fought in a d...
Trajan's Column - Reading an Ancient Comic Strip
The victory of the Roman emperor Trajan over the Dacians in back-to-back wars is carved in numerous scenes that spiral up around a 126-foot marble pillar in Rome known as Trajan's Column. It's a tale ...
Venus figurines - Venus of Dolní Věstonice Movie & Slideshow (Kieran Griffith)
The Venus of Dolní Vestonice (Czech: Vestonická Venuše) is a Venus figurine, a ceramic statuette of a nude female figure dated to between 29000 and 25000 B...
Venus figurines - In Focus: Venus Figurines
Welcome to In Focus. In this series we take a closer look at particular sites, finds and objects from the world of Archaeology.
Ancient sculpture - The Merrin Gallery & Ancient Art
Objects of art from Ancient Egypt, Rome, South America and the Near East, presented by the Merrin Gallery. Driven and owned by Samuel Merrin, a world-class e...
Chinese ritual bronzes - 【Chinese Civilization HQ】 Chinese Bronze Artifacts Exhibited in Canada
Channel: CCTV-9 International Program: Chinese Civilization Date: 2008-11-12 Description: Chinese Bronze Artifacts Exhibited in Canada Video Series ID: 5pC8Z...
Venus figurines
Piedras vivas y silvestres - Un himno a la vida Obras de Silvio Lorenzini. Fertilidades. Entre éstas se destacan las réplicas de las Venus, prehistóricas est...
Ancient Greek sculpture
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Ancient Greek sculpture - Documentary
How greek art created something more human than human. Excerpt from the BBC documentary How Art Made The World concerning greek sculpture. Presented by Dr ...
Prehistoric sculpture
Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions. It is one of the plastic arts. Durable sculptural processes originally used carving (the removal of material) and modellin...
Prehistoric sculpture - Wikipedia
Ancient Greek sculpture
Ancient Greek sculpture is the sculpture of Ancient Greece. Modern scholarship identifies three major stages. They were used to depict the battles, mythology, and rulers of the land known as Ancient...
Ancient Greek sculpture - Wikipedia
Roman sculpture
The study of Roman sculpture is complicated by its relation to Greek sculpture. Many examples of even the most famous Greek sculptures, such as the Apollo Belvedere and Barberini Faun, are known only ...
Roman sculpture - Wikipedia
Sculpture in the Indian subcontinent
The first known sculpture in the Indian subcontinent is from the Indus Valley civilization (3300–1700 BC), found in sites at Mohenjo-daro and Harappa in modern-day Pakistan. These include the famous ...
Sculpture in the Indian subcontinent - Wikipedia
Chinese ritual bronzes
Sets of ritual bronzes are the most impressive surviving objects from the Chinese Bronze Age. From around 1650 BCE they were deposited as grave goods in the tombs of royalty and the nobility, and wer...
Chinese ritual bronzes - Wikipedia
Marathon Boy
The Marathon Boy or Ephebe of Marathon is a Greek bronze sculpture found in the Aegean Sea in the bay of Marathon in 1925. It is conserved in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens where it is d...
Marathon Boy - Wikipedia
Hermes (Sculpture)
Template:Infobox artwork eHermes is a public artwork by an unknown Roman artist located at the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum at 2200 North Terrace Avenue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The antiqu...
Land grant to Ḫasardu kudurru
The land grant to Ḫasardu kudurru, is a four-sided limestone narû, or memorial stele, from the late 2nd millennium BC Mesopotamia recording the gift of 144 hectares of land on the bank of the Royal Ca...
Land grant to Ḫasardu kudurru - Wikipedia
Dama del Cerro de los Santos
Dama del Cerro de los Santos, also known as Gran Dama Oferente, is an Iberian sculpture from the 2nd century BCE, that is now in National Archaeological Museum of Spain in Madrid.This limestone sculpt...
Dama del Cerro de los Santos - Wikipedia
Bassae Frieze
The Bassae Frieze is the high relief marble sculpture in 23 panels, 31m long by 0.63m high, made to decorate the interior of the cella of the Temple of Apollo Epikourios at Bassae. It was discovered i...
Bassae Frieze - Wikipedia
Lemnian Athena
The Lemnian Athena, or Athena Lemnia, was a classical Greek statue of the goddess Athena. According to Pausanias (1.28.2), the original bronze was created by Phidias circa 450-440 BCE, for Athenians l...
The Colossal Head of Decebalus, King of the Dacians
In the heart of Rome stands a 38m tall column built in the 2nd century A.D. Carved in low relief spiralling around the monument are over 2600 figures, representing the combatants of wars fought in a d...
Pyramid of Khafre
The Pyramid of Khafre, also known as the Pyramid of Chephren, is the second-tallest and second-largest of the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza and the tomb of the Fourth-Dynasty pharaoh Khafre (Chefr...
Pyramid of Khafre - Wikipedia
Guennol Lioness
The Guennol Lioness is a 5,000-year-old Mesopotamian statue found near Baghdad, Iraq. Depicting a muscular anthropomorphic lioness-woman, it sold for $57.2 million at Sotheby's auction house on Decemb...
Guennol Lioness - Wikipedia