Statue of an Ammonite King
The statue is carved of hard grey stone. Both hands of this male figure are clenched. He wears an Egyptian style "atef" crown and a shawl over a garment in the Aramaic-Syrian tradition. Both legs stand on a pedestal of the same of stone type...
Transportation or Storage Jar from Madaba
Large jar built up with coils of clay and then trimmed upside down on the wheel. Its base is tapered making the form similar to a plumb-bob when hanged by the handles. This type of jar was commonly associated with administrative and trade...
Stamped Pottery Jar from Tell al-Khulayfi
An oval seal impression repeated on the rim and handles of a large jar. Seal impressions are official guarantees of the jars and their contents; therefore, stamped jars indicated the presence of a local administrative center and trade relations...
Ammonite Pottery Bottle
Carrot-shaped bottle, burnished and decorated with horizontal bands. This characteristic type was probably made for special liquids, such as cosmetics or medicinal oils. Locally made in an Assyrian form, such bottles link up with the general...
Sacred Tree Furniture Inlay
This object is an ivory furniture inlay depicting a sacred tree. It was excavated from Samaria and dates to the Iron Age II (9th–8th century BCE). It has a width of 9.9 cm and a diameter of 6.5 cm. (The Israel Museum, Jerusalem) ©The Israel...
Map of Troy
Plan of the archeological site of Troy/Hisarlik. Legend: 1: Gate 2: City Wall 3: Megarons 4: FN Gate 5: FO Gate 6: FM Gate and Ramp 7: FJ Gate 8: City Wall 9: Megarons 10: City Wall 11: VI. S Gate 12: VI. H Tower 13: VI. R...
Winged Sphinx of Susa
Winged Sphinx from the palace of Darius the Great (549-486 BCE) at Susa.
The God Sebiumeker, from Meroë in Sudan. Sandstone. Probably 1st century BCE. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento Beta (now ReMake) from Autodesk. For more updates, please follow @GeoffreyMarchal on Twitter.
Bust of the Speaker Q. Hortensius Hortalus
Bust of the Speaker Q. Hortensius Hortalus (?), Modern copy (17th century CE) of a Roman original from the 50s BCE, Rome (?), Marble. Musée du Cinquantenaire (Brussels, Belgium). Made with ReMake and ReCap Pro from AutoDesk. Q. Hortensus...
A Japanese iron plates and leather tanko cuirass. Nagatoronishi Tumulus, Takasaki-shi, Gunma. Kofun Period, 5th century CE. (Tokyo National Museum)