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Greek Harbour of Phalasarna, Crete
Image by Carole Raddato

Greek Harbour of Phalasarna, Crete

View of the harbour of the Greek city of Phalaserna on the island of Crete. The harbour was constructed around 335 BCE and was protected on all sides by defending walls and towers.
Recreation of a Roman Port
Image by Ancient History Magazine / Karwansaray Publishers

Recreation of a Roman Port

A recreation of a port in the Roman Empire. Courtesy of Ancient History Magazine / Karwansaray Publishers.
Roman Soldiers Explore a Tropical Forest
Image by Mohawk Games

Roman Soldiers Explore a Tropical Forest

An artist's depiction of Roman soldiers exploring a tropical forest or jungle. From the game Old World.
Roman Coin Values Under Augustus
Image by Mark Cartwright

Roman Coin Values Under Augustus

An illustration of the various Roman coin values at the time of Augustus. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome).
Sunken Natchez Trace
Image by Jimmy Emerson, DVM

Sunken Natchez Trace

Photo of the Sunken Trace. Mile marker 41.5 on the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Greek Lead Weights
Image by Mark Cartwright

Greek Lead Weights

Standard lead weights from the agora of Athens. 5th-2nd century BCE. (Agora Museum, Athens)
Elephant Mosaic from Ostia
Image by Carole Raddato

Elephant Mosaic from Ostia

Black-and-white mosaic with an elephant in the Piazzale delle Corporazioni (Square of the Corporations) at Ostia Antica, Italy. The inscription as well as the elephant show that merchants from Sabrata (Libya) traded in wild animals and/or...
Trajans Market
Image by C Ludwig

Trajans Market

Remains of Emperor Trajan's market in the ruins of the imperial forums.
Mesopotamian Tablet with Puchase Details from Dilbat
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Mesopotamian Tablet with Puchase Details from Dilbat

This tablet lists purchases of land by a man named Tupsikka, with payments made in baskets of barley. One transaction reads "The price of the field is 90 gur-sag-gal [21,600 liters] of barley; the additional payment is eight gur-sag-gal [1920...
Attic Black-figure Plate, Vulci
Image by Egisto Sani

Attic Black-figure Plate, Vulci

An Attic black-figure plate from the Etruscan city of Vulci, central Italy. The figure is an archer blowing the trumpet typically used in battles. 520-500 BCE. (British Museum, London)