• Vodafone & Morgan Stanley headquarters in the Buisness park next to the National Theatre, Lachner Odon Fasor, Budapest, Hungary
  • Vodafone & Morgan Stanley headquarters in the Buisness park next to the National Theatre, Lachner Odon Fasor, Budapest, Hungary
  • Vodafone & Morgan Stanley headquarters in the Buisness park next to the National Theatre, Lachner Odon Fasor, Budapest, Hungary
  • Vodafone & Morgan Stanley headquarters in the Buisness park next to the National Theatre, Lachner Odon Fasor, Budapest, Hungary
  • Vodafone & Morgan Stanley headquarters in the Buisness park next to the National Theatre, Lachner Odon Fasor, Budapest, Hungary
  • Vodafone & Morgan Stanley headquarters in the Buisness park next to the National Theatre, Lachner Odon Fasor, Budapest, Hungary
  • Buisness park next to the National Theatre, Lachner Odon Fasor, Budapest, Hungary
  • Vodafone & Morgan Stanley headquarters in the Buisness park next to the National Theatre, Lachner Odon Fasor, Budapest, Hungary
  • Vodafone & Morgan Stanley headquarters in the Buisness park next to the National Theatre, Lachner Odon Fasor, Budapest, Hungary
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block II. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block II. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block II. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block II. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Ancient Egyptian Talatat block with a female worhiper of tambourine player relief, sandstone, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty (1353-1336 BC), Thebes, Karnac. Egyptian Museum, Turin. White background.<br />
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The talatat was introduced to increase the speed new monuments to Aten could be built. The talatat were smaller, about 52x26x24 cm, than the usual building blocks used and therfore were easier to handle and build with. They were first used on the new buildings of Akhenaten at Thebes during his reign, the, after his capital was moved , for the monumenta of Amarna. When Amon was restored all the Aten temples were taken down and their blocks used in other buildings. Over 100,000 talatat have been excavated so far in Thebes and they represent a massive jigsaw puzzle as archaeologist try to piece them together into their original reliefs.
  • Ancient Egyptian Talatat block with a female worhiper of tambourine player relief, sandstone, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty (1353-1336 BC), Thebes, Karnac. Egyptian Museum, Turin. Grey background.<br />
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The talatat was introduced to increase the speed new monuments to Aten could be built. The talatat were smaller, about 52x26x24 cm, than the usual building blocks used and therfore were easier to handle and build with. They were first used on the new buildings of Akhenaten at Thebes during his reign, the, after his capital was moved , for the monumenta of Amarna. When Amon was restored all the Aten temples were taken down and their blocks used in other buildings. Over 100,000 talatat have been excavated so far in Thebes and they represent a massive jigsaw puzzle as archaeologist try to piece them together into their original reliefs.
  • Ancient Egyptian Talatat block with a female worhiper of tambourine player relief, sandstone, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty (1353-1336 BC), Thebes, Karnac. Egyptian Museum, Turin. Grey background.<br />
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The talatat was introduced to increase the speed new monuments to Aten could be built. The talatat were smaller, about 52x26x24 cm, than the usual building blocks used and therfore were easier to handle and build with. They were first used on the new buildings of Akhenaten at Thebes during his reign, the, after his capital was moved , for the monumenta of Amarna. When Amon was restored all the Aten temples were taken down and their blocks used in other buildings. Over 100,000 talatat have been excavated so far in Thebes and they represent a massive jigsaw puzzle as archaeologist try to piece them together into their original reliefs.
  • Ancient Egyptian Talatat block with a female worhiper of tambourine player relief, sandstone, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty (1353-1336 BC), Thebes, Karnac. Egyptian Museum, Turin. <br />
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The talatat was introduced to increase the speed new monuments to Aten could be built. The talatat were smaller, about 52x26x24 cm, than the usual building blocks used and therfore were easier to handle and build with. They were first used on the new buildings of Akhenaten at Thebes during his reign, the, after his capital was moved , for the monumenta of Amarna. When Amon was restored all the Aten temples were taken down and their blocks used in other buildings. Over 100,000 talatat have been excavated so far in Thebes and they represent a massive jigsaw puzzle as archaeologist try to piece them together into their original reliefs.
  • Ancient Egyptian Talatat block with a female worhiper of tambourine player relief, sandstone, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty (1353-1336 BC), Thebes, Karnac. Egyptian Museum, Turin. Black background<br />
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The talatat was introduced to increase the speed new monuments to Aten could be built. The talatat were smaller, about 52x26x24 cm, than the usual building blocks used and therfore were easier to handle and build with. They were first used on the new buildings of Akhenaten at Thebes during his reign, the, after his capital was moved , for the monumenta of Amarna. When Amon was restored all the Aten temples were taken down and their blocks used in other buildings. Over 100,000 talatat have been excavated so far in Thebes and they represent a massive jigsaw puzzle as archaeologist try to piece them together into their original reliefs.
  • Dressed stone blocks of Temple I walls with round holes that held pins to tie in the blocks above.  Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas) late Anatolian Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. Hittite archaeological site and ruins, Boğazkale, Turkey.
  • Dressed stone blocks of Temple I walls with round holes that held pins to tie in the blocks above.  Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas) late Anatolian Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. Hittite archaeological site and ruins, Boğazkale, Turkey.
  • Roman sculpted frieze blocks with garland relief sculptures, North Portico, Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Roman sculpted frieze blocks with garland relief sculptures, North Portico, Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Roman sculpted frieze blocks with garland relief sculptures, North Portico, Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Roman sculpted frieze blocks with garland relief sculptures, North Portico, Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Dressed stone blocks of Temple I store room walls,Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas) late Anatolian Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. Hittite archaeological site and ruins, Boğazkale, Turkey.
  • Dressed stone blocks of Temple I store room walls, Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas) late Anatolian Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. Hittite archaeological site and ruins, Boğazkale, Turkey.
  • Dressed stone blocks of Temple I walls, Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas) late Anatolian Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. Hittite archaeological site and ruins, Boğazkale, Turkey.
  • Dressed stone blocks of Temple I walls, Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas) late Anatolian Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. Hittite archaeological site and ruins, Boğazkale, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaic of a Phoenix, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 6th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The phoenix is a mythical bird associated with the sun. A phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. The phoenix was subsequently adopted as a symbol in Early Christianity.In the mosaic it is perched rock above a background of rose buds and is bordered by a pair of facing rams. inv 3342, restored in 1936 by the Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of a Phoenix, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 6th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The phoenix is a mythical bird associated with the sun. A phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. The phoenix was subsequently adopted as a symbol in Early Christianity.In the mosaic it is perched rock above a background of rose buds and is bordered by a pair of facing rams. inv 3342, restored in 1936 by the Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of a Phoenix, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 6th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The phoenix is a mythical bird associated with the sun. A phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. The phoenix was subsequently adopted as a symbol in Early Christianity.In the mosaic it is perched rock above a background of rose buds and is bordered by a pair of facing rams. inv 3342, restored in 1936 by the Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian Basilica from the Eastern Mediterranean, late 5th century AD. Marble blocks, limestone, sandstone and terracotta. The church has three naves and is represented in a 'flattened Perspective’ as can be seen by the facade and along sides forming a straight continuous line. The side wall is deliberately open to make the interior visible . Inv 3677, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian Basilica from the Eastern Mediterranean, late 5th century AD. Marble blocks, limestone, sandstone and terracotta. The church has three naves and is represented in a 'flattened Perspective’ as can be seen by the facade and along sides forming a straight continuous line. The side wall is deliberately open to make the interior visible . Inv 3677, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman sculpted frieze blocks with garland relief sculptures, North Portico, Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaic of a Phoenix, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 6th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The phoenix is a mythical bird associated with the sun. A phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. The phoenix was subsequently adopted as a symbol in Early Christianity.In the mosaic it is perched rock above a background of rose buds and is bordered by a pair of facing rams. inv 3342, restored in 1936 by the Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of a Phoenix, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 6th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The phoenix is a mythical bird associated with the sun. A phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. The phoenix was subsequently adopted as a symbol in Early Christianity.In the mosaic it is perched rock above a background of rose buds and is bordered by a pair of facing rams. inv 3342, restored in 1936 by the Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of a Phoenix, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 6th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The phoenix is a mythical bird associated with the sun. A phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. The phoenix was subsequently adopted as a symbol in Early Christianity.In the mosaic it is perched rock above a background of rose buds and is bordered by a pair of facing rams. inv 3342, restored in 1936 by the Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of a Phoenix, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 6th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The phoenix is a mythical bird associated with the sun. A phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. The phoenix was subsequently adopted as a symbol in Early Christianity.In the mosaic it is perched rock above a background of rose buds and is bordered by a pair of facing rams. inv 3342, restored in 1936 by the Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of a Phoenix, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 6th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The phoenix is a mythical bird associated with the sun. A phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. The phoenix was subsequently adopted as a symbol in Early Christianity.In the mosaic it is perched rock above a background of rose buds and is bordered by a pair of facing rams. inv 3342, restored in 1936 by the Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian Basilica from the Eastern Mediterranean, late 5th century AD. Marble blocks, limestone, sandstone and terracotta. The church has three naves and is represented in a 'flattened Perspective’ as can be seen by the facade and along sides forming a straight continuous line. The side wall is deliberately open to make the interior visible . Inv 3677, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian Basilica from the Eastern Mediterranean, late 5th century AD. Marble blocks, limestone, sandstone and terracotta. The church has three naves and is represented in a 'flattened Perspective’ as can be seen by the facade and along sides forming a straight continuous line. The side wall is deliberately open to make the interior visible . Inv 3677, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • The crane brought to Sardis in 1911 by the Howard Crosby Expedition used to lift fallen architectural blocks of the Temple of Artimis. Made by Dorman & Long Middlesborough, England. Sardis archaeological site, Hermus valley, Turkey.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Roman mosaic of an Amazon on horseback fighting, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 4th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The mosaic depicts the legendary woman warriors known as the Amazons, who fought with one breast showing, fighting a soldier with armour. inv 3463, The Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of a Phoenix, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 6th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The phoenix is a mythical bird associated with the sun. A phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. The phoenix was subsequently adopted as a symbol in Early Christianity.In the mosaic it is perched rock above a background of rose buds and is bordered by a pair of facing rams. inv 3342, restored in 1936 by the Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of a Phoenix, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 6th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The phoenix is a mythical bird associated with the sun. A phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. The phoenix was subsequently adopted as a symbol in Early Christianity.In the mosaic it is perched rock above a background of rose buds and is bordered by a pair of facing rams. inv 3342, restored in 1936 by the Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of a Phoenix, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 6th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The phoenix is a mythical bird associated with the sun. A phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. The phoenix was subsequently adopted as a symbol in Early Christianity.In the mosaic it is perched rock above a background of rose buds and is bordered by a pair of facing rams. inv 3342, restored in 1936 by the Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian church floor from Qabr Hiram, Lebanon, 575 AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. This mosaic was designed to follow the layout of the church which had three naves. It depicts God through images of his creation: rural activities, fruit, animals with representations of the months, seasons and winds. The inscription indicates that the basilica was dedicated to St. Christopher and was built in 575 AD.. Inv 32230-2236, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian Basilica from the Eastern Mediterranean, late 5th century AD. Marble blocks, limestone, sandstone and terracotta. The church has three naves and is represented in a 'flattened Perspective’ as can be seen by the facade and along sides forming a straight continuous line. The side wall is deliberately open to make the interior visible . Inv 3677, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of a Phoenix, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 6th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The phoenix is a mythical bird associated with the sun. A phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. The phoenix was subsequently adopted as a symbol in Early Christianity.In the mosaic it is perched rock above a background of rose buds and is bordered by a pair of facing rams. inv 3342, restored in 1936 by the Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of a Phoenix, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 6th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The phoenix is a mythical bird associated with the sun. A phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. The phoenix was subsequently adopted as a symbol in Early Christianity.In the mosaic it is perched rock above a background of rose buds and is bordered by a pair of facing rams. inv 3342, restored in 1936 by the Louvre Museum, Paris
  • 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
  • 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
  • Pictures of the geometric border  Roman mosaic using 3d blocks and a swastica design from a Four Seasons mosaic, from the Maison de la Procession Dionysiaque, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of the geometric border  Roman mosaic using 3d blocks and a swastica design from a Four Seasons mosaic, from the Maison de la Procession Dionysiaque, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic of an Amazon on horseback fighting, From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, Antakya, Turkey, 4th century AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. The mosaic depicts the legendary woman warriors known as the Amazons, who fought with one breast showing, fighting a soldier with armour. inv 3463, The Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian church floor from Qabr Hiram, Lebanon, 575 AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. This mosaic was designed to follow the layout of the church which had three naves. It depicts God through images of his creation: rural activities, fruit, animals with representations of the months, seasons and winds. The inscription indicates that the basilica was dedicated to St. Christopher and was built in 575 AD.. Inv 32230-2236, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian church floor from Qabr Hiram, Lebanon, 575 AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. This mosaic was designed to follow the layout of the church which had three naves. It depicts God through images of his creation: rural activities, fruit, animals with representations of the months, seasons and winds. The inscription indicates that the basilica was dedicated to St. Christopher and was built in 575 AD.. Inv 32230-2236, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The crane brought to Sardis in 1911 by the Howard Crosby Expedition used to lift fallen architectural blocks of the Temple of Artimis. Made by Dorman & Long Middlesborough, England. Sardis archaeological site, Hermus valley, Turkey.
  • Ionic capital of the Temple of Artimis with the crane brought to Sardis in 1911 by the Howard Crosby Expedition used to lift fallen architectural blocks of the Temple of Artimis. Made by Dorman & Long Middlesborough, England. Sardis archaeological site, Hermus valley, Turkey.
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • The Rape of the Sabine Women by the Flemish artist Jean de Boulogne ( Giambologna). Made from one imperfect block of white marble, the largest block ever transported to Florence. The Loggia dei Lanzi, also called the Loggia della Signoria, Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy,
  • The Rape of the Sabine Women by the Flemish artist Jean de Boulogne ( Giambologna). Made from one imperfect block of white marble, the largest block ever transported to Florence. The Loggia dei Lanzi, also called the Loggia della Signoria, Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy,
  • The Rape of the Sabine Women by the Flemish artist Jean de Boulogne ( Giambologna). Made from one imperfect block of white marble, the largest block ever transported to Florence. The Loggia dei Lanzi, also called the Loggia della Signoria, Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy,
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block XXXVII to XLI  100 to 114 . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block VI. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block XV. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block IV 24-27. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. Far Richt Ares sits holding his knee  to his left Demeter is leaning on one wrist, a sign of mouring, grieving for her daughter Persaphone who had been abducted by the gods of the underworld.
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block V 28-32. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. Athena looks round at Zeus
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block IV 20-27. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. Far Richt Ares sits holding his knee  to his left Demeter is leaning on one wrist, a sign of mouring, grieving for her daughter Persaphone who had been abducted by the gods of the underworld.
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block V 28 to 37 . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. This frieze depicts the goddess Athena & Zeus
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the south  frieze around the Parthenon Block XLVI 142-144. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the south frieze around the Parthenon Block XLI 122-124. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. End of the South freize as cattle are led to be sacrificed
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block XLII to XLIV 115 to 124  . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the north frieze around the Parthenon Block XLII 115-117. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the north frieze around the Parthenon Block XLIII 118-120. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the north frieze around the Parthenon Block XLIV 122-123 . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block V. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block VIII. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Ancient Egyptian architectonic element of the temple of Aten, Karnak, limestone, New Kingdom 18th Dynasty (1353-1336 BC). Egyptian Museum, Turin. black background<br />
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This crystaline block from the riugn of Amenhoptep IV was part of the railing of the temple of Aten in Karnak. It is os a double form cartouche, which usually enclose the name of the king. Here insted, it contains the names of the sun disk Aten, the one god of King Akhenaten : "Ra-Harakhty rising in the Horizon" "in the name as the light which is in Aten". The name of the king is carved on the sides. The objects is therefore a links god with the pharoah. Drovetti collection Cat 1378
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Senenmut and the princess Nefrure from Thebes. 18th Dynasty 1475 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 2296.
  • Ancient Egyptian architectonic element of the temple of Aten, Karnak, limestone, New Kingdom 18th Dynasty (1353-1336 BC). Egyptian Museum, Turin. white background.<br />
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This crystaline block from the riugn of Amenhoptep IV was part of the railing of the temple of Aten in Karnak. It is os a double form cartouche, which usually enclose the name of the king. Here insted, it contains the names of the sun disk Aten, the one god of King Akhenaten : "Ra-Harakhty rising in the Horizon" "in the name as the light which is in Aten". The name of the king is carved on the sides. The objects is therefore a links god with the pharoah. Drovetti collection Cat 1378
  • Ancient Egyptian architectonic element of the temple of Aten, Karnak, limestone, New Kingdom 18th Dynasty (1353-1336 BC). Egyptian Museum, Turin. <br />
This crystaline block from the riugn of Amenhoptep IV was part of the railing of the temple of Aten in Karnak. It is os a double form cartouche, which usually enclose the name of the king. Here insted, it contains the names of the sun disk Aten, the one god of King Akhenaten : "Ra-Harakhty rising in the Horizon" "in the name as the light which is in Aten". The name of the king is carved on the sides. The objects is therefore a links god with the pharoah. Drovetti collection Cat 1378
  • Ancient Egyptian architectonic element of the temple of Aten, Karnak, limestone, New Kingdom 18th Dynasty (1353-1336 BC). Egyptian Museum, Turin. Grey backcground.<br />
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This crystaline block from the riugn of Amenhoptep IV was part of the railing of the temple of Aten in Karnak. It is os a double form cartouche, which usually enclose the name of the king. Here insted, it contains the names of the sun disk Aten, the one god of King Akhenaten : "Ra-Harakhty rising in the Horizon" "in the name as the light which is in Aten". The name of the king is carved on the sides. The objects is therefore a links god with the pharoah. Drovetti collection Cat 1378
  • Ancient Egyptian architectonic element of the temple of Aten, Karnak, limestone, New Kingdom 18th Dynasty (1353-1336 BC). Egyptian Museum, Turin. Grey backcground.<br />
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This crystaline block from the riugn of Amenhoptep IV was part of the railing of the temple of Aten in Karnak. It is os a double form cartouche, which usually enclose the name of the king. Here insted, it contains the names of the sun disk Aten, the one god of King Akhenaten : "Ra-Harakhty rising in the Horizon" "in the name as the light which is in Aten". The name of the king is carved on the sides. The objects is therefore a links god with the pharoah. Drovetti collection Cat 1378
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Haruafrom Thebes. 26th Dynasty 500 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 8163.
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Senenmut and the princess Nefrure from Thebes. 18th Dynasty 1475 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 2296.
  • Ancient Egyptian granite block statue of the steward Senenmut and the princess Nefrure from Thebes. 18th Dynasty 1475 BC. Neues Museum Berlin AM 2296.
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block VI. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Modern tower block & mosque on the Bosphorus, Istanbul Turkey
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block IV 24-27. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. Far Richt Ares sits holding his knee  to his left Demeter is leaning on one wrist, a sign of mouring, grieving for her daughter Persaphone who had been abducted by the gods of the underworld.
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the south frieze around the Parthenon Block XLI 122-124. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. End of the South freize as cattle are led to be sacrificed
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block XLII to XLIV 115 to 124  . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the north frieze around the Parthenon Block XLIII 118-120. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the north frieze around the Parthenon Block XLIV 122-123 . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block IV. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block VIII. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block VI. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block XV. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block IV 24-27. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. Far Richt Ares sits holding his knee  to his left Demeter is leaning on one wrist, a sign of mouring, grieving for her daughter Persaphone who had been abducted by the gods of the underworld.
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block IV 24-27. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. Far Richt Ares sits holding his knee  to his left Demeter is leaning on one wrist, a sign of mouring, grieving for her daughter Persaphone who had been abducted by the gods of the underworld.
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block IV 24-27. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. Far Richt Ares sits holding his knee  to his left Demeter is leaning on one wrist, a sign of mouring, grieving for her daughter Persaphone who had been abducted by the gods of the underworld.
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block V 28-32. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. Athena looks round at Zeus
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block V 28-32. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. Athena looks round at Zeus
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block IV 20-27. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. Far Richt Ares sits holding his knee  to his left Demeter is leaning on one wrist, a sign of mouring, grieving for her daughter Persaphone who had been abducted by the gods of the underworld.
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block V 28 to 37 . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. This frieze depicts the goddess Athena & Zeus
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block V 28 to 37 . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. This frieze depicts the goddess Athena & Zeus
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block IV 20-27. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. Far Richt Ares sits holding his knee  to his left Demeter is leaning on one wrist, a sign of mouring, grieving for her daughter Persaphone who had been abducted by the gods of the underworld.
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block IV 20-23. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the south  frieze around the Parthenon Block XLVI 142-144. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the south  frieze around the Parthenon Block XLVI 142-144. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block XXXVII to XLI  100 to 114 . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the south  frieze around the Parthenon Block XLVI 142-144. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the south frieze around the Parthenon Block XLI 122-124. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. End of the South freize as cattle are led to be sacrificed
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block XXXVII to XLI  100 to 114 . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the south frieze around the Parthenon Block XLI 122-124. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. End of the South freize as cattle are led to be sacrificed
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block XLII to XLIV 115 to 124  . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the north frieze around the Parthenon Block XLII 115-117. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the north frieze around the Parthenon Block XLII 115-117. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the north frieze around the Parthenon Block XLII 115-117. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the north frieze around the Parthenon Block XLIII 118-120. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the north frieze around the Parthenon Block XLIII 118-120. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the north frieze around the Parthenon Block XLIV 122-123 . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the north frieze around the Parthenon Block XLIV 122-123 . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block II. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block II. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block II. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block IV. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block V. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block IV. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block V. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block V. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block VIII. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block VIII. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block VI. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block XV. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block XV. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles
  • Pictures & Images of the Tortum Water Falls, Coruh Valley, Erzurum in the Eastern Anatolia, Turkey.<br />
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The Tortum water falls are the largest in turkey with a drop of 164 feet (50 m) and 15 meters wide. Geologists believe they were formed in the Quaternary period by a massive landslide which blocked the deep steep sided Tortum Valley. This resulted in the formation of Tortum Lake which is 8 km long, 1 km wide and 100 meters deep.
  • Pictures & Images of the Tortum Water Falls, Coruh Valley, Erzurum in the Eastern Anatolia, Turkey.<br />
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The Tortum water falls are the largest in turkey with a drop of 164 feet (50 m) and 15 meters wide. Geologists believe they were formed in the Quaternary period by a massive landslide which blocked the deep steep sided Tortum Valley. This resulted in the formation of Tortum Lake which is 8 km long, 1 km wide and 100 meters deep.
  • Pictures & Images of the Tortum Water Falls, Coruh Valley, Erzurum in the Eastern Anatolia, Turkey.<br />
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The Tortum water falls are the largest in turkey with a drop of 164 feet (50 m) and 15 meters wide. Geologists believe they were formed in the Quaternary period by a massive landslide which blocked the deep steep sided Tortum Valley. This resulted in the formation of Tortum Lake which is 8 km long, 1 km wide and 100 meters deep.
  • Pictures & Images of the Tortum Water Falls, Coruh Valley, Erzurum in the Eastern Anatolia, Turkey.<br />
<br />
The Tortum water falls are the largest in turkey with a drop of 164 feet (50 m) and 15 meters wide. Geologists believe they were formed in the Quaternary period by a massive landslide which blocked the deep steep sided Tortum Valley. This resulted in the formation of Tortum Lake which is 8 km long, 1 km wide and 100 meters deep.
  • Pictures & Images of the Tortum Water Falls, Coruh Valley, Erzurum in the Eastern Anatolia, Turkey.<br />
<br />
The Tortum water falls are the largest in turkey with a drop of 164 feet (50 m) and 15 meters wide. Geologists believe they were formed in the Quaternary period by a massive landslide which blocked the deep steep sided Tortum Valley. This resulted in the formation of Tortum Lake which is 8 km long, 1 km wide and 100 meters deep.
  • Pictures & Images of the Tortum Water Falls, Coruh Valley, Erzurum in the Eastern Anatolia, Turkey.<br />
<br />
The Tortum water falls are the largest in turkey with a drop of 164 feet (50 m) and 15 meters wide. Geologists believe they were formed in the Quaternary period by a massive landslide which blocked the deep steep sided Tortum Valley. This resulted in the formation of Tortum Lake which is 8 km long, 1 km wide and 100 meters deep.
  • Pictures & Images of the Tortum Water Falls, Coruh Valley, Erzurum in the Eastern Anatolia, Turkey.<br />
<br />
The Tortum water falls are the largest in turkey with a drop of 164 feet (50 m) and 15 meters wide. Geologists believe they were formed in the Quaternary period by a massive landslide which blocked the deep steep sided Tortum Valley. This resulted in the formation of Tortum Lake which is 8 km long, 1 km wide and 100 meters deep.
  • Pictures & Images of the Tortum Water Falls, Coruh Valley, Erzurum in the Eastern Anatolia, Turkey.<br />
<br />
The Tortum water falls are the largest in turkey with a drop of 164 feet (50 m) and 15 meters wide. Geologists believe they were formed in the Quaternary period by a massive landslide which blocked the deep steep sided Tortum Valley. This resulted in the formation of Tortum Lake which is 8 km long, 1 km wide and 100 meters deep.

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