5. Roman - Gravestone with funerary banquet [Excavated at Palmyra, Syria] (02.29.1) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

5. Roman - Gravestone with funerary banquet [Excavated at Palmyra, Syria] (02.29.1) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Relief depicting a scene of feasting, from Tomis, Romania. Roman Civilisation, 2nd Century. Bucharest, Muzeul National De Istorie Al Romaniei (Archaeological And Art Museum)

Relief depicting a scene of feasting, from Tomis, Romania. Roman Civilisation, 2nd Century. Bucharest, Muzeul National De Istorie Al Romaniei (Archaeological And Art Museum)

Photo of 269, Zenobia of Palmyra rules over Mesopotamia, Syria, Palestine and Egypt

Photo of 269, Zenobia of Palmyra rules over Mesopotamia, Syria, Palestine and Egypt

01-04/46 ANTIQUITIES ORIENTAL: PALMYRA SCULPTURE 1ST-3RD CE Young man. Limestone bust (3rd CE) from Palmyra, Syria ,Romana Kunsthistorisches Museum, Antikensammlung, Vienna, Austria

01-04/46 ANTIQUITIES ORIENTAL: PALMYRA SCULPTURE 1ST-3RD CE Young man. Limestone bust (3rd CE) from Palmyra, Syria ,Romana Kunsthistorisches Museum, Antikensammlung, Vienna, Austria

Zenobia;  240–275;  Zenobia was a 3rd-century Queen of the Palmyrene Empire in Roman Syria. She led a famous revolt against the Roman Empire. Zenobia became queen of the Palmyrene Empire following Odaenathus' death in 267. By 269, Zenobia had expanded the empire, conquering Egypt and expelling the Roman prefect, Tenagino Probus, who was beheaded after he led an attempt to recapture the territory. She ruled over Egypt until 274, when she was defeated and taken as a hostage to Rome.

Zenobia - Warrior Queen of Palmyra

Zenobia; 240–275; Zenobia was a 3rd-century Queen of the Palmyrene Empire in Roman Syria. She led a famous revolt against the Roman Empire. Zenobia became queen of the Palmyrene Empire following Odaenathus' death in 267. By 269, Zenobia had expanded the empire, conquering Egypt and expelling the Roman prefect, Tenagino Probus, who was beheaded after he led an attempt to recapture the territory. She ruled over Egypt until 274, when she was defeated and taken as a hostage to Rome.

Funerary Stela of C. Julius Valerius. The child’s costume and pose are Roman, but his long sidelock of hair is traditionally Egyptian, as are the jackal god Anubis and the falcon god Horus above his head. The griffin in the lower right corner represents the classical goddess Nemesis, who controlled life and death.  ◦Medium: Limestone, traces of paint  ◦Place Made: Egypt, Provenance unknown  ◦Dates: 3rd century C.E.  ◦Period: Roman Period

Funerary Stela of C. Julius Valerius. The child’s costume and pose are Roman, but his long sidelock of hair is traditionally Egyptian, as are the jackal god Anubis and the falcon god Horus above his head. The griffin in the lower right corner represents the classical goddess Nemesis, who controlled life and death. ◦Medium: Limestone, traces of paint ◦Place Made: Egypt, Provenance unknown ◦Dates: 3rd century C.E. ◦Period: Roman Period

Seated Female Figure, Northern Afghanistan, Ancient Bactria, circa 2500 - 1500 B.C. - Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Seated Female Figure, Northern Afghanistan, Ancient Bactria, circa 2500 - 1500 B.C. - Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Syria, Palmyra  Funerary Bust from Palmyra, 3rd century  Sculpture; Funerary object; Stone, Limestone

Syria, Palmyra Funerary Bust from Palmyra, 3rd century Sculpture; Funerary object; Stone, Limestone

Funerary monument of Aththaia, daughter of Malchos    Palmyrene, Imperial Period, A.D. 150–200

Funerary monument of Aththaia, daughter of Malchos Palmyrene, Imperial Period, A.D. 150–200

Zenobia (240 – c. 275) was a 3rd-century Queen of the Palmyrene Empire in Roman Syria. She led a famous revolt against the Roman Empire. The second wife of King Septimius Odaenathus. By 269, Zenobia had expanded the empire, conquering Egypt and expelling the Roman prefect, Tenagino Probus, who was beheaded after he led an attempt to recapture the territory. She ruled over Egypt until 274, when she was defeated and taken as a hostage to Rome by Emperor Aurelian.

Zenobia (240 – c. 275) was a 3rd-century Queen of the Palmyrene Empire in Roman Syria. She led a famous revolt against the Roman Empire. The second wife of King Septimius Odaenathus. By 269, Zenobia had expanded the empire, conquering Egypt and expelling the Roman prefect, Tenagino Probus, who was beheaded after he led an attempt to recapture the territory. She ruled over Egypt until 274, when she was defeated and taken as a hostage to Rome by Emperor Aurelian.

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