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PREHISTORIC MAMMOTH HUNT.
Line engraving, late 19th century.
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0082687
JULIUS CAESAR (100 B.C-44 B.C.).
Roman general and statesman. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0165949
BUDAPEST: ROMAN RUINS.
Stone sarcophagus among the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Aquincum in present-day Budapest, Hungary, 2nd-4th century A.D. Photographed c1970.
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0120157
NATIVE AMERICAN EFFIGY.
Native American carved stone female effigy, from Trigg County, Kentucky.
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0172928
PREHISTORY: ICTHYOSAUR.
Painting of an Icthyosaur of the Mesozoic era, by Charles Knight, 1902.
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0127552
DINOSAURS: TRACHODON.
Two Trachodon at the water's edge. Painting, 1909, by Charles R. Knight, after skeletons mounted at the American Museum of Natural History, later classified as Anatotitan.
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0233370
FINE ART.
Roman Antiquity Venus (Aphrodite) and the deadly wounded Adonis Roman fresco from Pompeii - 1st century B.C. -.
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0165478
DIOCLETIAN (245-313).
Roman Emperor, 284-305. Ancient Roman bust of Diocletian located at his palace in modern-day Split, Croatia. Photograph, 2009. Full credit: Insadco/Plöb - ullstein / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0052519
ARMINIUS AT BATTLE, 9 A.D.
The Battle of Teutoburg Forest, 9 A.D., in which Arminius, or Herman (c17 B.C.-21 A.D.), and his Cherusci warriors destroyed three Roman legions and prevented Roman domination of Germany. Wood engraving, German, 19th century.
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0066524
DINOSAUR: ALLOSAURUS.
Reconstruction of the bipedal saurischian carnivores Ornithomimus (left) and Allosaurus (also known as Antrodemus, center), both of the Jurassic period, and Tyrannosaurus (right), of the late Cretaceous period, which stood 19 ft. high.
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0172910
FOSSIL: BRACHIOPODS.
Fossils of prehistoric brachiopods.
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0167797
FRANCE: LES EYZIES.
Exterior view of the Musée National de Préhistoire, embedded in a cliff at Les Eyzies-de-Tirac-Sireuil, Dordogne, France, showing Paul Dardé's 'Primitive Man' statue (1931) at left. Photographed c1975.
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0009403
PREHISTORIC MAN: TOOLS.
Prehistoric men making tools and weapons from flint. Wood engraving, 19th century, after a drawing by Emile Bayard.
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0043682
GAUTAMA BUDDHA
(c563-c483 B.C.). Indian philosopher, founder of Buddhism.
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0354569
ETHOPIA: PREHISTORY.
Excavation of a prehistoric site in Ethiopia, showing evidence of tool-using human ancestors from 2 million B.C. Photograph, 1998. Full credit: Marc Charuel - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0111224
LASCAUX CAVE, 1940.
A visit to the cave in Dordogne, France, not long after it was discovered by four teenagers in September 1940. Two of them, Jacques Marsal and Marcel Ravidat, are seated in the foreground. Center, with raised arms, are Count Begoun and Abbé Henri Brueil.
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0007963
A ROMAN CHARIOT RACE.
A chariot race during the reign of Trajan. After the painting by Ulpiano Checa.
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0037752
CONFUCIUS (c551-479 B.C.).
Chinese philosopher. Conferring with dukes of the Chinese states. Chinese drawing.
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0084097
GAUTAMA BUDDHA
(c563-c483 B.C.). Indian philosopher, founder of Buddhism. The Newborn Buddha (Japanese).
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0124186
CHINA: PALACES OF CH'IN.
Landscape of palaces of the Ch'in Dynasty (221-206 B.C.). Detail of a painted silk scroll, Sung Dynasty, 12th century, attributed to Chao Po-Chu.
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0015545
CLAUDIUS I (10 B.C.-54 A.D.).
Roman emperor, 41-54 A.D. Roman bronze head.
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0019177
APHRODITE ON A GOOSE.
Attic red-figured vase. c460 B.C. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0037803
OADICEA (d. 62 A.D.).
Queen of the Iceni, Britons of Norfolk and Suffolk. Leading her peoples against the Romans. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0010568
NERO PLAYING LYRE, 64 A.D.
Nero playing his lyre at the burning of Rome in 64 A.D. Engraving, 18th century.
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0019185
GREEK WEAPONS.
Early 5th century B.C. Arrowheads, spearheads, and dagger found at Marathon. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0072583
ETRUSCAN ART, 474 B.C.
Etruscan bronze helmet dedicated at Olympia by Hieron of Syracuse after his victory over the Etruscans, 474 B.C. 'Hieron, son of Deinomenes, and the Syracusans to Zeus; Etruscan, from Cumae.'
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0021678
CRO-MAGNON SKULL.
Frontal view of skull of Cro-Magnon Man.
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0104031
MEXICO: OLMEC MONUMENT.
Monumental Olmec stone figures at Parque La Venta, Tabasco, Mexico, from c900-100 B.C. Photograph, c1980.
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0082660
HANNIBAL (247-183 B.C.).
Carthaginian general. Hannibal and his army crossing the Alps into Italy, 218 B.C. Gravure after a painting, 1894, by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863-1930).
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0071723
LAO-TZU (c604-531 B.C.).
Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism. Line drawing.
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0106465
ALEXANDER THE GREAT
(356-323 B.C.). King of Macedonia. Marble relief by Andrea Verrocchio, c1480.
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0118756
GREECE: PARTHENON.
The Parthenon on the rock of Acropolis, Athens, Greece.
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0031744
ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.)
Greek philosopher. Aristotle tutoring Alexander the Great, c342-335 B.C. Painting, c1895, by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris.
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0043650
AESOP (c620-560).
Reputed Greek fabulist. Woodcut, German, 1498.
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0313975
FINE ART.
Valley of Mexico and its volcanoes in prehistoric times by Jaime Gomez, Mexico 20th century. Full Credit: Copyright DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights res
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0320354
PREHISTORIC ART.
France - Brittany - Surroundings of Carnac. Prehistoric megalithic stone alignments. Kermario dolmen. Full Credit: DEA / G. BERENGO GARDIN / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0081506
DINOSAUR: ALLOSAURUS.
Reconstruction of the Jurassic period bipedal carnivore 'Allosaurus' (also known as 'Antrodemus') of North America. Its skull was a yard long, and the animal measured 30 feet from nose to tail.
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0011173
ANCIENT OLYMPIC GAMES.
'Clisthenes in the Olympic Games.' A 19th century wood engraving illustrating the games of Greek antiquity.
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0167730
CAVE ART: LA MAGDELEINE.
Reclining female figure on the right wall of the entrance of the La Magdeleine cave in Tarn, France, c12,000 B.C. Photographed c1960.
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0012031
HOMER: THE ILIAD.
The Trojan Horse. Drawing, c1918, by Willy Pogany.
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