Prof. Stefan Hagel: hellenistic aulos
Prof. Stefan Hagel plays the hellenestic auloi, and wears a phorbeia, the cheek restraint wrapped around his face.
Barberini Faun, c. 220 B.C.E.
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=KQ63wu7lsXo Barberini Faun, c. 220 B.C.E. (Glyptothek, Munich) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris & Dr. Steven Zucker
The Pergamon Altar, c. 200-150 B.C.E.
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=L3SIooVHV8E The Pergamon Altar, c. 200-150 B.C.E., 35.64 x 33.4 meters (Pergamon Museum, Berlin) View this work up close on the Google Art Project: http://www.googleartproject.com/collection/pergamonmuseum-berlin/artwork/pergamon-altar-unknown/536029/...
First performance of the reproduction Hydraulis Organ at Bath
Alexander Henshaw plays the reproduction Roman Hydraulis, assisted by designer Richard Ellam. The apparently authentic tune is 'Aulos et Hydraulis' by German ensemble Musica Romana. The water in the chamber holds back a smoothly-regulated...
The Hellenistic Prince (Detail)
The head of the 2nd century BCE bronze statue known as 'The Hellenistic Prince'. The statue perhaps represents Attalus II, king of Pergamon. The head may also be a portrait of an unknown wealthy Roman, eager to appear as a Hellenistic prince...
This terracotta statuette depicts a woman. The woman is recumbent but she is not naked. She looks forward, as if she is talking to someone or looking at something. She put her right arm on her right thigh but she holds something with her...
Achaean League c. 200 BCE
The Achaean League was a Hellenistic period confederation of Greek city states on the northern and central Peloponnese between 280 BCE and 146 BCE.
Hellenistic Mosaic, Pergamon
Hellenistic mosaic floor panel depicting an Alexandrine parakeet from Pergamon (modern Turkey), 2nd century BCE (Pergamon Museum).
The Hellenistic Agora of Alinda, Caria
Alinda was an ancient city of Caria in Anatolia (now western Turkey). It was situated on a hilltop overlooking a fertile plain and was an important commercial city minting its own coins from the 3rd century BCE. The most striking ancient...
Perga / Perge
Perge was an ancient Greek city in Anatolia and the capital of Pamphylia, the Archaeological site of Perge has been excavated systemically by Istanbul University since 1946. Archaeological finds in Perge date back to different periods beginning...