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ANCIENT ROME: HOUSE SLAVE.
A slave serving the diners in the triclinium of a weatlhy home in ancient Rome. Drawing, c1935.
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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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0046702
CLAUDE: CLEOPATRA.
The disembarkation of Cleopatra at Tarsus. Oil on canvas, c1642-43, by Claude Lorrain.
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0019177
APHRODITE ON A GOOSE.
Attic red-figured vase. c460 B.C. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0180968
AESOP.
AESOP, *c600+ BC, Greek poet of fables - colored woodcut by Michael Wolgemut from the Nuremberg Chronicle (Schedel's World History), 1493
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0133510
EGYPTIAN BOOK OF THE DEAD.
Ancient Egyptian cleansing ritual. Painting on papyrus from the Egyptian Book of the Dead, 1100-900 B.C. Full credit: Archiv Gerstenberg - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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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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0039072
VERONESE: FAMILY OF DARIUS.
The Family of Darius before Alexander. Oil on canvas.
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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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0168748
PLATO (c427-c347 B.C.).
Greek philosopher. Engraving.
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0260647
CYRUS II (600-529 B.C.).
Known as Cyrus the Great. King of Persia 550-529 B.C. Engraving. Full credit: Tal - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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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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0066014
PARTHIAN CAVALRY.
Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0032527
ROMAN WOMAN, 25 B.C.
A young Roman woman decanting perfume into an alabaster vessel. Roman fresco, c25 B.C.
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0012031
HOMER: THE ILIAD.
The Trojan Horse. Drawing, c1918, by Willy Pogany.
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0122661
EGYPT: ROSETTA STONE.
Display table for the Rosetta Stone, inscribed c196 B.C. Line engraving, 19th century.
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0021225
ULYSSES AND CALYPSO
on an Attic red-figured hydria, 5th century B.C.
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0105215
CHINA: JADE ELEPHANT.
Anyang period, c1300-c1030 B.C.
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0123056
TEMPLE OF JERUSALEM.
Roman general Pompey the Great committing the sacrilege of entering the Holy of Holies in the Temple of Jerusalem, 1st century B.C. Illumination by Jean Fouquet from a 15th century French edition of Flavius Josephus' 'Antiquities of the Jews.'
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0024258
DEAD SEA SCROLLS.
The Habakkuk Commentary, columns 8-9, from Qumran. 1st-2nd century B.C.
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0276722
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Greek civilization, 4th-3rd century b.C. Goldsmithery. Gold earrings. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0269862
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Clay amphora from Vulci (Italy). Etruscan Civilization, 9th-1st Century BC. Full Credit: DEA / G. NIMATALLAH / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0175867
JUDAICA: ARTIFACTS.
Artifacts excavated in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jeruasalem, Herodian period, 1st century B.C.-1st century A.D.
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0122953
CHINA: TOMB MODEL.
Earthenware tomb model of a structure with a moat. Han Dynasty, 206 B.C.-220 A.D.
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0024657
GREEK STATUETTE: WOMAN.
Greek stone statuette of a woman. From Tanagra, c250 B.C.
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0260428
MEXICO: OLMEC MONUMENT.
'Estela Del Rey (Stele of the King).' Olmec stone monument at Parque La Venta, Tabasco, Mexico, 1500-200 B.C.
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0248624
THEBES, EGYPT.
The Ramesseum is dedicated to both Ramses II and the god Amon. No Credit Given.
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0248629
PHILAE, EGYPT.
Hieroglyphic covered columns stand in the Temple of Isis at Philae. No Credit Given.
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0130698
ROMAN COIN: EGYPT.
Chained crocodile, representing the capture of Egypt, on the reverse of a Roman gold aureus from the reign of Augustus, 27 B.C., commemorating the defeat of Marc Antony and Cleopatra at the Battle of Actium in 31 B.C.
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0066029
ALEXANDER & DARIUS 330 B.C.
Alexander the Great discovering the body of Darius, King of Persia, murdered by his Satrap, Bessus, in 330 B.C: engraving after Gustave Dore.
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0050667
VISIT TO THE NEWLYWED.
Attic red-figured epinetron, 430-420 B.C.
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0034968
GREEK CUP: HERAKLES.
Attic red-figured cup. Herakles and Busiris, by Epiktetos. About 510 B.C. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0102812
CHINA: INCENSE BURNER.
'Po-shan-lu' (detail) from a Chinese ceramic incense burner showing a tiger triumphing over a hunter, Han Dynasty, probably 2nd century B.C.
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0042795
BABYLONIAN CLAY TABLET
describing fall of Assyrian capital of Nineveh in 612 B.C. From Babylon, 6th century B.C.
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0019127
GREEK GOLD EARRING.
From Athens, c800 B.C. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0259284
CONFUCIUS (c551-479 B.C.).
Chinese philosopher. Statue of Confucius in the temple at Canton. Wood engraving, French, c1867, after a drawing by …mile Therond.
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