The Art of Leo and Diane Dillon: C. M. Bowra: Classical Greece, Heracles
Portland Vase, Perhaps from Rome, Italy, about AD 5-25 The most famous cameo-glass vessel from antiquityThe scenes on the Portland Vase have been interpreted many times with a historical or a mythological slant. It is enough to say that the subject is clearly one of love and marriage with a mythological theme.
Midori Yamada (pomegranate stained feet)
MOSAICI POMPEIANI. Paesaggi nilotici. Soglia dell'esedra del "mosaico di Alessandro". Casa del Fauno. (4) Sempre sul registro inferiore della parte centrale della soglia mosaicata, sulla sinistra, si disponeva un altro "confronto" tra esemplari tipici della fauna egizia: una mangusta (Herpestes ichneumon) che sfida una cobra che, sentendosi minacciato, si dispone nella caratteristica posa con le costole cervicali divaricate. #pompeii #scavidipompei #pompeiiruins #faunopompei #pompeiviva…
Kore from the Acropolis Archaic period. The Kouros and Kore statues were usually lifesize or larger, and made of marble. The kouros (male statue) was always nude and the koure (female statue) was always clothed....RESIST PINTEREST CENSORSHIP
Muse with mask. From theater. Late 1st c. BCE
Gorgoneion was a special amulet showing the Gorgon head,used most famously by the Olympian deities Athena and Zeus as a protective pendant.It was assumed,among other godlike attributes, as a royal aegis to imply divine birth or protection, by rulers of the Hellenistic age. Gorgon Head ( of the beautiful ones ) Pella Archaeological Museum
Mars/Ares god of war and guardian of agriculture- Crystalinks