A detail of a mosaic flooring from a Roman Villa, Corinth, circa 2nd century BCE (Corinth Archaeological Museum)
Dodona in Epirus, north-west Greece, lies in a valley on the eastern slopes of Mt. Tomaros and was famed throughout...
Eleusis was a deme of Athens and most famous for its annual festival of the Mysteries in honour of Demeter and Persephone...
Erechtheion Entrance Facade
The six Ionic columns of the front entrance of the Erechtheion temple on the Athenian acropolis which was constructed between...
Funeral Stele of Hegeso
"HEGESO, DAUGHTER OF PROXENOS" ΗΓΗΣΩΠΡΟΧΕΝΟ So reads the inscription at the top of the stele. At left...
Gods, Superstition, and Magic
Thanks to our partnership agreement with the EAGLE Portal, Ancient History Encyclopedia (AHE) will be republishing select...
Grave Relief for a man
Grave relief for a man, Greek Asia Minor, 450 BCE. Marble, Nye Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento...
Grave Relief for Philostrate
Grave relief for Philostrate and Hippon, Athens, 350 BCE, Marble. Nye Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made...
Grave Stela of Exakestes
This is a marble grave stela of Exakestes, son of Androboulos, and his wife Metries. The deceased are shown in the pedimental...
Greek Curse Figurine
A Greek lead curse figurine and miniature coffin from the Kerameikos, Athens. Such figurines were used to curse individuals...