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Labrys
Image by Mark Cartwright

Labrys

A stone carved labrys or double axe, a common motif in Minoan art and architecture, Malia (1700-1450 BCE).
Mycenaean Vase Decorated With An Octopus
Image by Trustees of the British Museum

Mycenaean Vase Decorated With An Octopus

A Mycenaean vase or krater depicting a stylized octopus (1400-1300 BCE). Provenance: Ialysos, Rhodes. (British Museum).
The Royal Game of Ur
Image by Jan van der Crabben (Photographer)

The Royal Game of Ur

The Royal Game of Ur, as exhibited in the British Museum, London. Early Dynastic III, about 2600 BC. Game boards of this type were found in at least six royal graves at Ur. They are made of wood, inlaid with carnelian, shell, and lapis...
Roman Sarcophagus with Ariadne
3D Image by Geoffrey Marchal

Roman Sarcophagus with Ariadne

Sarcophagus with Ariadne sleeping, 280 CE. Marble, Rome, Ny Carlsberg glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento Beta (now ReMake) from AutoDesk. For more update, please follow @GeoffreyMarchal on Twitter.
Siege of Alexandria, 47 BCE
Image by Ancient Warfare Magazine/ Karwansaray Publishers

Siege of Alexandria, 47 BCE

The forces of Julius Caesar (100 BCE-48 BCE) battle a faction of the Egyptian army during the Siege of Alexandria in 47 BCE, part of a struggle over the Egyptian line of succession. Illustration by by Zvonimir Grbasic.
Siege of Alesia
Image by The Creative Assembly

Siege of Alesia

This is an artistic 3D model of how the Battle of Alesia may have looked. In this decisive Roman victory (September 52 BCE), Julius Caesar defeated the Arverni leader Vercingetorix, completing the Roman conquest of Gaul.
Posthumous bust of Caesar
Image by Carole Raddato

Posthumous bust of Caesar

The so-called Green Caesar, a posthumous bust showing Julius Caesar as a statesman dressed in a toga. Being idealised in contrast to earlier Caesar portraits, this portrait was adapted to the taste of the early Imperial Age. (Altes Museum...
Roman Bridge over the Rubicon River
Image by Carole Raddato

Roman Bridge over the Rubicon River

Roman bridge over the Rubicon river located in Savignano sul Rubicone. The Rubicon has been one of the world’s most famous rivers ever since Julius Caesar crossed it in 49 BCE. However the bridge does not date from Caesar's times. It was...
Roman Republic at the Beginning of Caesar's Civil War
Image by Stone Chen

Roman Republic at the Beginning of Caesar's Civil War

This map depicts the territories under Julius Caesar and Roman Senate in the wake of the outbreak of Caesar's Civil War in 49 BCE in the Roman Republic. Caesar crossed the Rubicon and marched on Rome while Pompey, supported by the Senate...
Cleopatra's Nose
Image by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo

Cleopatra's Nose

In the comic Asterix and Cleopatra (1963), Caesar exclaims, “she is kind, but the spices that easily go up her nose... she is pretty, too, though!” The joke (translated in the English edition as “only her nose is so easily put out of joint”...