• Symbolic Croatian sculptures in  the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Symbolic Croatian sculptures in  the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Stone walled filed in the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Ancient roads through the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Ruins of an ancient village in  the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Ruins of an ancient village in  the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Ruins of an ancient village in  the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Ruins of an ancient village in  the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Ancient roads through the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Ancient roads through the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Ancient roads through the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Ancient roads through the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Ancient roads through the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Ancient roads through the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Ancient roads through the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • The Ancient protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • The Ancient protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • The Ancient protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • The Ancient protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • The Ancient protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Ancient roads through the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • The Ancient protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • The Ancient protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • The Ancient protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • The Ancient protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Symbolic Croatian sculptures in  the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Symbolic Croatian sculptures in  the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Sheep grazing  in the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Sheep grazing  in the protected sub- Mediterranean broad leaved deciduous forest of  Tramutana, Cres Island, Croatia
  • Harbour of the fishing port of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Harbour of the fishing port of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Greek  Hellenistic marble statue of Apollo, God of light, fine arts & prophecy, 2nd cent. B.C.  Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 383 T.  Cat. Mendel 548
  • Greek statue of a male figure, 2nd cent B.C Greek Hellenistic period, from Pergamon ( Bergama ) , Turkey. Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 2707 T.
  • Greek marble Statue of Hermaphroditius ( Hermaphrodites) a mythical being that has both male & female characteristics. From Pergamum (Bergama) Turkey. Istanbul Archaeology Museum, Inv 363T Cat. Mendel 624.
  • Gold Death Mask Known as the "mask of Agamemnon"  from Grave V, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold & shows a man with a beard. 16th century BC. Cat No 624 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask Known as the "mask of Agamemnon"  from Grave V, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold & shows a man with a beard. 16th century BC Cat No 624 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask Known from Grave IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. 16th Century BC. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold . 16th century BC. Cat No 254 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask Known from Grave IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. 16th Century BC. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold . 16th century BC. Cat No 254 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask Known from Grave IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. 16th Century BC. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold . 16th century BC. Cat No 254 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask Known from Grave IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. 16th Century BC. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold . 16th century BC. Cat No 253 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask  from Grave V, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold and is the only mask from grave circle A with eyes open. 16th century BC. Cat No 259 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask  from Grave V, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold and is the only mask from grave circle A with eyes open. 16th century BC. Cat No 259 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Three handled Mycenaean  Palace Style amphora with three large octopuses within a marinescape of rocks and seaweed. A Mycenaean imitation of Minoan Marine Style. From the Mycenaean cemetery of Argive Prosymna, tomb 2, Greece. 15th Century BC. Cat No 6725 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Ephyraean Jug decorated with arganaut shells, Markopoulo . Late Helladic IIB culture of mainland ancient Mycenaean Greece during. Cat No 3765, 9103, Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Mycenaean Fresco wall painting  from the Mycenae , Greece. 14th - 13th Century BC. Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask  from Grave Circle A, Mycenae. 16th Century BC. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold . 16th century BC.  Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • A unique plaster head of a women, possibly a goddess of sphinx, one of the few examples of Mycenaean plater art. The severe expression is excentualted by red and black paint and the small hair curls fall from below a polos 9 a cylindrical cap). From one of the cult areas of the acropolis of  Mycenae, Greece. 13th century BC, cat no: 4575,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Photo of a  jug decorated with stylised birds bands showing Cycladic and Minoan influences.   Mycenae Grave find, Greece. 15th century BC,  ,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Photo of a late Helladic jug decorated with serpentine bands showing Cycladic and Minoan influences.   Mycenae Shaft Grave V, Greece. 16th to early 15th century BC,  cat no: 950,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Lely's Venus (Aphrodite). 1st or 2nd cent. AD Roman copy of a Greek original. The goddess Venus id surprised whilst bathing and she nervously turns. Her hair is in the style typical of the time and her pose has been designed to be unrevealing from any angle.  British Museum Assyrian  Archaeological exhibit.
  • Lely's Venus (Aphrodite). 1st or 2nd cent. AD Roman copy of a Greek original. The goddess Venus id surprised whilst bathing and she nervously turns. Her hair is in the style typical of the time and her pose has been designed to be unrevealing from any angle.  British Museum Assyrian  Archaeological exhibit.
  • Lely's Venus (Aphrodite). 1st or 2nd cent. AD Roman copy of a Greek original. The goddess Venus id surprised whilst bathing and she nervously turns. Her hair is in the style typical of the time and her pose has been designed to be unrevealing from any angle.  British Museum Assyrian  Archaeological exhibit.
  • A unique plaster head of a women, possibly a goddess of sphinx, one of the few examples of Mycenaean plaster art. The severe expression is excentualted by red and black paint and the small hair curls fall from below a polos 9 a cylindrical cap). From one of the cult areas of the acropolis of  Mycenae, Greece. 13th century BC, cat no: 4575,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Alabaster jug possibly imported from Minoan Crete.   Mycenae graves, Greece. 15th century BC,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Photo of a  jug decorated with stylised birds bands showing Cycladic and Minoan influences.   Mycenae Grave find, Greece. 15th century BC,  ,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Photo of a late Helladic jug decorated with serpentine bands showing Cycladic and Minoan influences.   Mycenae Shaft Grave V, Greece. 16th to early 15th century BC,  cat no: 950,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Photo of the colorful houses of the fishing port of Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Photo of the fishing port of Manarola, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Photo of the fishing port of Manarola, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Photo of colorful fishing housesthe fishing port of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Photo of colorful fishing housesthe fishing port of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Photo of colorful fishing housesthe fishing port of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Photo of the fishing port of Manarola, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Photo of the colorful houses of the fishing port of Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Photo of the fishing port of Manarola, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Photo of colorful fishing housesthe fishing port of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Pictures of Monterosso al Mare, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Ancient corbel arch tunnel under the acropolis of Tiryns (  or ) Mycenaean city archaeological site,  Peloponnesos, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Ancient corbel arch tunnel under the acropolis of Tiryns (  or ) Mycenaean city archaeological site,  Peloponnesos, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Ancient corbel arch gate in the walls of Tiryns (  or ) Mycenaean city archaeological site,  Peloponnesos, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Tiryns (  or ) Mycenaean city archaeological site,  Peloponnesos, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • "Gigantic" stone wall & gate to Tiryns (  or ) Mycenaean city archaeological site,  Peloponnesos, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Lely's Venus (Aphrodite). 1st or 2nd cent. AD Roman copy of a Greek original. The goddess Venus id surprised whilst bathing and she nervously turns. Her hair is in the style typical of the time and her pose has been designed to be unrevealing from any angle.  British Museum Assyrian  Archaeological exhibit.
  • Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece
  • The North Postern (Gate) of Mycenae ( 1250 B.C). Made from four Monolithic blocks of "Almond Stone" in a typical form of two upright jams, A lintel over the top and threshold. Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece
  • The North Postern (Gate) of Mycenae ( 1250 B.C). Made from four Monolithic blocks of "Almond Stone" in a typical form of two upright jams, A lintel over the top and threshold. Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece
  • Interior of the Treasury of Atreus is an impressive "tholos" beehive shaped tomb on the Panagitsa Hill at Mycenae. Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece
  • Interior of the Treasury of Atreus is an impressive "tholos" beehive shaped tomb on the Panagitsa Hill at Mycenae. Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece
  • Entrance to the Treasury of Atreus is an impressive "tholos" beehive shaped tomb on the Panagitsa Hill at Mycenae. The entrance has the typical square 2 upright jams covered with a lintel that weigts around 100 tons. Above the door is a trangular "False" or corbel arch.  Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece
  • Mycenae Lion Gate & citadel walls built in 1350 B.C and known as cyclopean style walls due to the vast size of the blocks it was assumed by visitors in ancientb times that only giant Cycopse could have built them. Excavated by the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1876.  Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece
  • Mycenae Lion Gate & citadel walls built in 1350 B.C and known as cyclopean style walls due to the vast size of the blocks it was assumed by visitors in ancientb times that only giant Cycopse could have built them. Excavated by the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1876.  Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece
  • Entrance to Mycenae water cisterns for underground water storage. Excavated by the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1876.  Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece
  • Entrance to Mycenae water cisterns for underground water storage. Excavated by the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1876.  Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece
  • Entrance to Mycenae water cisterns for underground water storage. Excavated by the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1876.  Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece
  • Mycenae Lion Gate & citadel walls built in 1350 B.C and known as cyclopean style walls due to the vast size of the blocks it was assumed by visitors in ancientb times that only giant Cycopse could have built them. Excavated by the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1876.  Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece
  • Mycenae Lion Gate & citadel walls built in 1350 B.C and known as cyclopean style walls due to the vast size of the blocks it was assumed by visitors in ancientb times that only giant Cycopse could have built them. Excavated by the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1876.  Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece
  • Greek Classical Period Bronze Statue of Zeus or Poseidon found in the sea of Cape Artemision of the north Eastern Euboea Island, Greece.  The God is shown in a great stride about to throw either a trident of a thunderbolt that is now missing from his right hand. The statue is one of the only preserved statues of the preserved style with exquisite rendering of motion & anatomy. The identity of the statue is controversial and is probably more likely to be Zeus rather than Poseidon. 460 BC Ref No X15161 Athens Archaeological Museum
  • Greek Classical Period Statue of Aphrodite made of Parian marble. Restored by the famous Italian Sculptor A. Canova ( 1757 - 1822 ), Aphrodite is standing nude apart from a richly draped himation which she retains with her left hand in front of her pudenda. 4th c. BC. Athens National Archaeological Museum cat No 3524, from the collection of Lord Hope, donated by M. Embeirikos in 1924.<br />
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This statue of Aphrodite is a variant of the Aphrodite (Venus) of Cnidus and is a copy of a 2nd century AD copy of a 4th century  original by the ancient Greek sculptor Praxiteles of Athens. As with the Capitaline Venus, Aphrodite is rising from bathing and is covering her breasts with her right hand, unlike the other known variants of this pose the Aphrodite of the Athens museum is covered from the waste down with a drape.
  • Three handled Mycenaean  Palace Style amphora with three large octopuses within a marinescape of rocks and seaweed. A Mycenaean imitation of Minoan Marine Style. From the Mycenaean cemetery of Argive Prosymna, tomb 2, Greece. 15th Century BC. Cat No 6725 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Minoan Fresco wall painting of " Spring "  from Minoan Bronze Age settlement  of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Thira, Santorini, Greece.  Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Minoan Fresco wall painting of goats from Minoan Bronze Age settlement  of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Thira, Santorini, Greece.. Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  the Nouth Propylaeum Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  the Nouth Propylaeum Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  the Nouth Propylaeum Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  Knossos Minoan Palace archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of Dancing girls fresco  at Knossos. Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of Procession  Frescos of the  South Propylaeum of Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of Procession  Frescos of the  South Propylaeum of Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  the Blue Monkey Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  the South Propylaeum Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  the Nouth Propylaeum Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  the Nouth Propylaeum Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  Knossos North Lustral basin Minoan Palace archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of Procession  Frescos of the  South Propylaeum of Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  the Dolphin Frescos, Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  Knossos Minoan Palace archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  the South Propylaeum Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  the South Propylaeum Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of A Bull relief fresco  of the Nouth Propylaeum,  Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  the Nouth Propylaeum Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  the Nouth Propylaeum Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Arthur Evans reconstruction of  the Nouth Propylaeum Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete
  • Crimson Nerium oleander flowers, Ios Island, Greece
  • Interior of the Cappella di San Cataldo, Norman style Medievalo Church, Palermo, Sicily
  • Interior of the Cappella di San Cataldo, Norman style Medievalo Church, Palermo, Sicily
  • Harbour of the fishing port of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Harbour of the fishing port of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Panoramic of the vineyards and a ferry arriving at Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore, , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Fishing village of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Fishing village of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Harbour of the fishing port of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Fishing village of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Fishing village of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Fishing village of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Harbour of the fishing port of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Harbour of the fishing port of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Harbour of the fishing port of Vernazza at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Ligurian Riviera, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • fishing village and harbour of Manarola at sunset , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Panoramic of the vineyards and a ferry arriving at Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore, , Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore at sunrise, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Ferry arriving at Fishing village and harbour of Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy
  • Greek  Hellenistic marble statue of Apollo, God of light, fine arts & prophecy, 2nd cent. B.C.  Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 383 T.  Cat. Mendel 548
  • Greek  Hellenistic marble statue of Apollo, God of light, fine arts & prophecy, 2nd cent. B.C.  Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 383 T.  Cat. Mendel 548
  • Greek  Hellenistic marble statue of Apollo, God of light, fine arts & prophecy, 2nd cent. B.C.  Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 383 T.  Cat. Mendel 548
  • Greek Late Hellenistic marble statue of Baeria, from Magnesia AD Maeandrum ( Menderes Manisasi ), temple of Athens, Turkey. Mid 1st cent. B.C .  Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 605 T.  Cat. Mendel 550
  • Greek Late Hellenistic marble statue of Baeria, from Magnesia AD Maeandrum ( Menderes Manisasi ), temple of Athens, Turkey. Mid 1st cent. B.C .  Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 605 T.  Cat. Mendel 550
  • Greek Late Hellenistic marble statue of Baeria, from Magnesia AD Maeandrum ( Menderes Manisasi ), temple of Athens, Turkey. Mid 1st cent. B.C .  Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 605 T.  Cat. Mendel 550
  • Greek Late Hellenistic marble statue of Baeria, from Magnesia AD Maeandrum ( Menderes Manisasi ), temple of Athens, Turkey. Mid 1st cent. B.C .  Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 605 T.  Cat. Mendel 550
  • Greek statue of a male figure, 2nd cent B.C Greek Hellenistic period, from Pergamon ( Bergama ) , Turkey. Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 2707 T.
  • Greek statue of a male figure, 2nd cent B.C Greek Hellenistic period, from Pergamon ( Bergama ) , Turkey. Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 2707 T.
  • Greek statue of a male figure, 2nd cent B.C Greek Hellenistic period, from Pergamon ( Bergama ) , Turkey. Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 2707 T.
  • Greek marble Statue of Hermaphroditius ( Hermaphrodites) a mythical being that has both male & female characteristics. From Pergamum (Bergama) Turkey. Istanbul Archaeology Museum, Inv 363T Cat. Mendel 624.
  • Greek marble Statue of Hermaphroditius ( Hermaphrodites) a mythical being that has both male & female characteristics. From Pergamum (Bergama) Turkey. Istanbul Archaeology Museum, Inv 363T Cat. Mendel 624.
  • Greek marble Statue of Hermaphroditius ( Hermaphrodites) a mythical being that has both male & female characteristics. From Pergamum (Bergama) Turkey. Istanbul Archaeology Museum, Inv 363T Cat. Mendel 624.
  • Gold Death Mask Known as the "mask of Agamemnon"  from Grave V, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold & shows a man with a beard. 16th century BC Cat No 624 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask Known as the "mask of Agamemnon"  from Grave V, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold & shows a man with a beard. 16th century BC. Cat No 624 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask Known as the "mask of Agamemnon"  from Grave V, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold & shows a man with a beard. 16th century BC Cat No 624 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask Known as the "mask of Agamemnon"  from Grave V, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold & shows a man with a beard. 16th century BC Cat No 624 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask Known from Grave IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. 16th Century BC. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold . 16th century BC. Cat No 254 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask Known from Grave IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. 16th Century BC. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold . 16th century BC. Cat No 253 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask Known from Grave IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. 16th Century BC. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold . 16th century BC. Cat No 253 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask  from Grave V, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold and is the only mask from grave circle A with eyes open. 16th century BC. Cat No 259 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask  from Grave V, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold and is the only mask from grave circle A with eyes open. 16th century BC. Cat No 259 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Three handled Mycenaean  Palace Style amphora with large palm trees symmetrically placed on the sides and smaller palm trees with floral motifs in between. This Mycenaean  vase is distinguished by the high quality of clay and paint, and by the naturalistic rendering of the decoration. From the Mycenaean cemetery at Argive Deiras, Greece. 15th Century BC. Cat No 6725 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Three handled Mycenaean  Palace Style amphora with large palm trees symmetrically placed on the sides and smaller palm trees with floral motifs in between. This Mycenaean  vase is distinguished by the high quality of clay and paint, and by the naturalistic rendering of the decoration. From the Mycenaean cemetery at Argive Deiras, Greece. 15th Century BC. Cat No 6725 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Three handled Mycenaean  Palace Style amphora with large palm trees symmetrically placed on the sides and smaller palm trees with floral motifs in between. This Mycenaean  vase is distinguished by the high quality of clay and paint, and by the naturalistic rendering of the decoration. From the Mycenaean cemetery at Argive Deiras, Greece. 15th Century BC. Cat No 6725 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Three handled Mycenaean  Palace Style amphora with three large octopuses within a marinescape of rocks and seaweed. A Mycenaean imitation of Minoan Marine Style. From the Mycenaean cemetery of Argive Prosymna, tomb 2, Greece. 15th Century BC. Cat No 6725 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Three handled Mycenaean  Palace Style amphora with large palm trees symmetrically placed on the sides and smaller palm trees with floral motifs in between. This Mycenaean  vase is distinguished by the high quality of clay and paint, and by the naturalistic rendering of the decoration. From the Mycenaean cemetery at Argive Deiras, Greece. 15th Century BC. Cat No 6725 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Three handled Mycenaean  Palace Style amphora with three large octopuses within a marinescape of rocks and seaweed. A Mycenaean imitation of Minoan Marine Style. From the Mycenaean cemetery of Argive Prosymna, tomb 2, Greece. 15th Century BC. Cat No 6725 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Three handled Mycenaean  Palace Style amphora with three large octopuses within a marinescape of rocks and seaweed. A Mycenaean imitation of Minoan Marine Style. From the Mycenaean cemetery of Argive Prosymna, tomb 2, Greece. 15th Century BC. Cat No 6725 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Ephyraean Jug decorated with arganaut shells, Markopoulo . Late Helladic IIB culture of mainland ancient Mycenaean Greece during. Cat No 3765, 9103, Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Mycenaean Fresco wall painting  of a Mycanaean with horse & wild boar hunting dog from the Tiryns, Greece. 14th - 13th Century BC. Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Ephyraean Jug decorated with arganaut shells, Markopoulo . Late Helladic IIB culture of mainland ancient Mycenaean Greece during. Cat No 3765, 9103, Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Ephyraean Jug decorated with arganaut shells, Markopoulo . Late Helladic IIB culture of mainland ancient Mycenaean Greece during. Cat No 3765, 9103, Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Mycenaean Fresco wall painting of a chariot from the Tiryns, Greece. 14th - 13th Century BC. Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Mycenaean Fresco wall painting  of an elborately dressed women in a procession  from the Tiryns, Greece. 14th - 13th Century BC. Cat No 5883 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Mycenaean Fresco wall painting of a man leaping over a bull  from the Tiryns, Greece. 14th - 13th Century BC. Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Mycenaean Fresco wall painting of a figure of eight shield. Mycenae Acropolis, Greece,  14th - 13th Century BC. Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Mycenaean Fresco wall painting of a figure of eight shield. Mycenae Acropolis, Greece,  14th - 13th Century BC.  Cat No 11672  Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Mycenaean Fresco wall painting  from the Mycenae , Greece. 14th - 13th Century BC. Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Mycenaean Fresco wall painting of a Wild Boar Hunt from the Tiryns, Greece. 14th - 13th Century BC. Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask  from Grave Circle A, Mycenae. 16th Century BC. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold . 16th century BC.  Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Large wine krater known as "House of the Warrior Vase", showing men in full armour ( helmet, cuirass, greaves, shield and spear ) as they depart fro war with a sack of supplies hanging from their spears. A fine example of Mycenaean Pictoral Style. Mycenae acropolis, Greece. 12th century BC, cat no: 1426 ,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Large wine krater known as "House of the Warrior Vase", showing men in full armour ( helmet, cuirass, greaves, shield and spear ) as they depart fro war with a sack of supplies hanging from their spears. A fine example of Mycenaean Pictoral Style. Mycenae acropolis, Greece. 12th century BC, cat no: 1426 ,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Gold Death Mask  from Grave Circle A, Mycenae. 16th Century BC. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold . 16th century BC.  Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Gold Death Mask  from Grave Circle A, Mycenae. 16th Century BC. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold . 16th century BC.  Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Boar's tusk helmet with cheek guards and double bone hook on top. Tomb 515 Mycenae, Greece. 14th-15th century BC. National Archaeological Museum, Athens.. The Boar's tusk helmet was described in the Iliad as follows "Meriones gave Odysseus a bow, a quiver and a sword, and put a cleverly made leather helmet on his head. On the inside there was a strong lining on interwoven straps, onto which a felt cap had been sewn in. The outside was cleverly adorned all around with rows of white tusks from a shiny-toothed boar, the tusks running in alternate directions in each row.<br />
—Homer, Iliad 10.260–5"
  • Boar's tusk helmet with cheek guards and double bone hook on top. Tomb 515 Mycenae, Greece. 14th-15th century BC. National Archaeological Museum, Athens.. The Boar's tusk helmet was described in the Iliad as follows "Meriones gave Odysseus a bow, a quiver and a sword, and put a cleverly made leather helmet on his head. On the inside there was a strong lining on interwoven straps, onto which a felt cap had been sewn in. The outside was cleverly adorned all around with rows of white tusks from a shiny-toothed boar, the tusks running in alternate directions in each row.<br />
—Homer, Iliad 10.260–5"
  • A unique plaster head of a women, possibly a goddess of sphinx, one of the few examples of Mycenaean plater art. The severe expression is excentualted by red and black paint and the small hair curls fall from below a polos 9 a cylindrical cap). From one of the cult areas of the acropolis of  Mycenae, Greece. 13th century BC, cat no: 4575,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Boar's tusk helmet with cheek guards and double bone hook on top. Tomb 515 Mycenae, Greece. 14th-15th century BC. National Archaeological Museum, Athens.. The Boar's tusk helmet was described in the Iliad as follows "Meriones gave Odysseus a bow, a quiver and a sword, and put a cleverly made leather helmet on his head. On the inside there was a strong lining on interwoven straps, onto which a felt cap had been sewn in. The outside was cleverly adorned all around with rows of white tusks from a shiny-toothed boar, the tusks running in alternate directions in each row.<br />
—Homer, Iliad 10.260–5"
  • Alabaster jug possibly imported from Minoan Crete.   Mycenae graves, Greece. 15th century BC,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • A unique plaster head of a women, possibly a goddess of sphinx, one of the few examples of Mycenaean plater art. The severe expression is excentualted by red and black paint and the small hair curls fall from below a polos 9 a cylindrical cap). From one of the cult areas of the acropolis of  Mycenae, Greece. 13th century BC, cat no: 4575,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • A unique plaster head of a women, possibly a goddess of sphinx, one of the few examples of Mycenaean plater art. The severe expression is excentualted by red and black paint and the small hair curls fall from below a polos 9 a cylindrical cap). From one of the cult areas of the acropolis of  Mycenae, Greece. 13th century BC, cat no: 4575,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Photo of a Three handles "Palace Style" amphora with three large octopuses within a marines cape of rocks and seaweed. A mycenaean copy of a Minoan Marine Style.   Mycenae tomb 2, Greece. 15th century BC,  cat no: 6725, National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Alabaster jug possibly imported from Minoan Crete.   Mycenae graves, Greece. 15th century BC,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Alabaster jug possibly imported from Minoan Crete.   Mycenae graves, Greece. 15th century BC,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Alabaster jug possibly imported from Minoan Crete.   Mycenae graves, Greece. 15th century BC,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Photo of a Three handles "Palace Style" amphora with three large octopuses within a marines cape of rocks and seaweed. A mycenaean copy of a Minoan Marine Style.   Mycenae tomb 2, Greece. 15th century BC,  cat no: 6725, National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Photo of a  jug decorated with stylised birds bands showing Cycladic and Minoan influences.   Mycenae Grave find, Greece. 15th century BC,  ,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Photo of a Three handles "Palace Style" amphora with three large octopuses within a marines cape of rocks and seaweed. A mycenaean copy of a Minoan Marine Style.   Mycenae tomb 2, Greece. 15th century BC,  cat no: 6725, National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Photo of a  jug decorated with stylised birds bands showing Cycladic and Minoan influences.   Mycenae Grave find, Greece. 15th century BC,  ,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Photo of a  jug decorated with stylised birds bands showing Cycladic and Minoan influences.   Mycenae Grave find, Greece. 15th century BC,  ,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Photo of a Three handles "Palace Style" amphora with three large octopuses within a marines cape of rocks and seaweed. A mycenaean copy of a Minoan Marine Style.   Mycenae tomb 2, Greece. 15th century BC,  cat no: 6725, National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Photo of a late Helladic jug decorated with serpentine bands showing Cycladic and Minoan influences.   Mycenae Shaft Grave V, Greece. 16th to early 15th century BC,  cat no: 950,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Photo of a late Helladic jug decorated with serpentine bands showing Cycladic and Minoan influences.   Mycenae Shaft Grave V, Greece. 16th to early 15th century BC,  cat no: 950,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Mycenaean Fresco wall painting  of an elborately dressed women in a procession  from the Tiryns, Greece. 14th - 13th Century BC. Cat No 5883 Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Photo of a late Helladic jug decorated with serpentine bands showing Cycladic and Minoan influences.   Mycenae Shaft Grave V, Greece. 16th to early 15th century BC,  cat no: 950,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Lely's Venus (Aphrodite). 1st or 2nd cent. AD Roman copy of a Greek original. The goddess Venus id surprised whilst bathing and she nervously turns. Her hair is in the style typical of the time and her pose has been designed to be unrevealing from any angle.  British Museum Assyrian  Archaeological exhibit.
  • Lely's Venus (Aphrodite). 1st or 2nd cent. AD Roman copy of a Greek original. The goddess Venus id surprised whilst bathing and she nervously turns. Her hair is in the style typical of the time and her pose has been designed to be unrevealing from any angle.  British Museum Assyrian  Archaeological exhibit.
  • Lely's Venus (Aphrodite). 1st or 2nd cent. AD Roman copy of a Greek original. The goddess Venus id surprised whilst bathing and she nervously turns. Her hair is in the style typical of the time and her pose has been designed to be unrevealing from any angle.  British Museum Assyrian  Archaeological exhibit.
  • Lely's Venus (Aphrodite). 1st or 2nd cent. AD Roman copy of a Greek original. The goddess Venus id surprised whilst bathing and she nervously turns. Her hair is in the style typical of the time and her pose has been designed to be unrevealing from any angle.  British Museum Assyrian  Archaeological exhibit.
  • Lely's Venus (Aphrodite). 1st or 2nd cent. AD Roman copy of a Greek original. The goddess Venus id surprised whilst bathing and she nervously turns. Her hair is in the style typical of the time and her pose has been designed to be unrevealing from any angle.  British Museum Assyrian  Archaeological exhibit.
  • Gold Death Mask  from Grave Circle A, Mycenae. 16th Century BC. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold . 16th century BC.  Athens Archaeological Museum.
  • Large wine krater known as "House of the Warrior Vase", showing men in full armour ( helmet, cuirass, greaves, shield and spear ) as they depart fro war with a sack of supplies hanging from their spears. A fine example of Mycenaean Pictoral Style. Mycenae acropolis, Greece. 12th century BC, cat no: 1426 ,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Large wine krater known as "House of the Warrior Vase", showing men in full armour ( helmet, cuirass, greaves, shield and spear ) as they depart fro war with a sack of supplies hanging from their spears. A fine example of Mycenaean Pictoral Style. Mycenae acropolis, Greece. 12th century BC, cat no: 1426 ,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
  • Gold Death Mask  from Grave Circle A, Mycenae. 16th Century BC. The mask is made of a thin sheet of beaten gold . 16th century BC.  Athens Archaeological Museum.

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