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Gold cup kalardasht - Achaemenid Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

myancientworld: “ Achaemenid golden bowl with lion imagery. The Achaemenid Empire, also known as the First Persian Empire, was founded by Cyrus the Great in who overthrew the Median.

Engraved Lions on a soapstone pot soapstone pot with engraved lions Jiroft civilization Kept in Iran

Engraved Lions on a soapstone pot soapstone pot with engraved lions Jiroft civilization Kept in Iran

Etruscan Nenfro statue of a winged lion, Archaic, ca. 550 B.C. Several statues of this type, made from nenfro, a kind of volcanic stone used extensively at Vulci, depict winged lions and sphinxes. These were set up to protect the entrances to subterranean chamber tombs covered by a tumulus (earthen mound). They often appear in pairs and represent the Etruscan response to a long tradition of guardian figures stretching back to ancient Egypt and the Near East.

Several statues of this type, made from nenfro, a kind of volcanic stone used extensively at Vulci, depict winged lions and sphinxes. These were set up to protect the entrances to subterranean chamber tombs covered by a tumulus (earthen mound)

Mummy

King Tut's grandmother, the powerful and beautiful Queen Tiye, might have had an unattractive flat wart on her forehead, according to a mummy expert. The rumour of an ancient curse didn't stop this archaeologist from opening the tomb of King Tut.

Brooch in the Form of a Bird of Prey, 500–600 Vendel; made in Scandinavia Copper alloy with silver   This crouching bird of prey, usually identified as an eagle, is thought to represent Odin, the supreme god of war and battle in Nordic mythology. The design is an early example of the sort of animal motifs that become so important in Viking art.

This crouching bird of prey, usually identified as an eagle, is thought to represent Odin, the supreme god of war and battle in Nordic mythology. The design is an early example of the sort of animal motifs that become so important in Viking art.

Lion (detail) from Weight with a Lion's Head, Roman, 100 B.C. - A.D. 100. Bruce White Photography. Gift of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman

Lion (detail) from Weight with a Lion's Head, Roman, 100 B. Gift of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman

Ramses II as a child Stele, limestone - Circa 1290 B.C., 19th dynasty, New Empire -  Ankh

Ramses II as a child Stele, limestone - Circa 1290 B., dynasty, New Empire - linen garb like nautilus or scallop shape

Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory Etruscan 2nd quarter of 6th century BCE Found near Monteleone di Spoleto in 1902 with scenes of Achilles (1) | por mharrsch

Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory Etruscan quarter of century BCE Found near Monteleone di Spoleto in 1902 with scenes of Achilles Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York.

On ne s'en lasse pas... Agamemnon, Mycènes

Even though the archaeological evidence speaks against that the famous golden mask of Agamemnon actually belonged to the famous king, it is one of the most famous findings of the ancient world// 100 años anterior a Agamenon , error historico!

Collection | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Head of a roaring lion Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Culture: Assyrian Medium: Ivory Dimensions: H.

: Erebuni Kalesi Müzesinde bulunan Urartu Tanrıları Ḫaldi ile Teişeba'nın Kabartmaları, Erivan, Ermenistan.

Depiction of the Urartian god Khaldi, one of the three chief deities of Ararat (Urartu). His shrine was at Ardini.

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