Ellora (also known as Elura and, in ancient times, as Elapura) is a sacred site in Maharastra, central India. Ellora...
Enheduanna - Poet, Priestess, Empire Builder
Enheduanna (2285-2250 BCE) is the world’s first author and was the daughter (either literally or figuratively...
Enuma Elish - The Babylonian Epic of Creation
The Enuma Elish (also known as The Seven Tablets of Creation) is the Mesopotamian creation myth whose title is derived...
The Erechtheion temple of the Athenian acropolis was constructed between 421 and 406 BCE. The temple was built to house...
Erechtheion Floor Plan
A floor plan of the Erechtheion on the Athenian acropolis, constructed 421-406 BCE. On the right, indicated in purple...
This brief video provides a survey of Etruscan art in a variety of forms, including some architecture examples.
Features of Hindu Architecture
A diagram illustrating the principal features of Hindu temples. This example is the Kandariya Mahadeo temple at Khajuraho...
Festivals in Ancient Egypt
The gods of the ancient Egyptians were always apparent to the people through natural events. The sunrise was Ra emerging...
Following Hadrian Photography
This website is dedicated to the archaeological sites and museums.
Foundation Cone of Ur-Nammu
This foundation cone records the building of one of Nanna's temples at Ur. Neo-Sumerian period, Ur III, reign of Ur-Nammu...