Sounion (or Sunium) was an important ancient Greek religious sanctuary sacred to the gods Poseidon and Athena. Spectacularly...
Syrian Lion Statue
A colossal basalt lion lion statue found at the Ain Dara Temple near Aleppo, Syria. This statues dates c. 10th to 8th century...
Ancient Mesopotamia: This History, Our History was developed in collaboration with a team of Chicago Public School teachers...
A Roman engineer and architect in the service of Augustus, Vitruvius was the author of De Architectura, the oldest and...
Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, Rome
The Temple of Divus Antoninus Pius and Diva Faustina is an ancient Roman temple in Rome, adapted to the 17th century church...
Temple of Apollo
Temple of Apollo, Ancient Corinth, Greece, with the Acrocorinth in the background.
Temple of Apollo, Corinth
The remains of the archaic temple of Apollo, Corinth (550-530 BCE). Originally, there were 6x15 Doric monolithic columns...
Temple of Apollo, Delphi
The remains of the temple of Apollo, Delphi (4th century BCE). Site of the oracle and for the greeks the centre of the ancient...
Temple of Apollo, Naxos
The remains of the foundations, crepidoma and doorway leading from the prodromos to the cella of the 6th century BCE temple...
Temple of Artemis
"I have set eyes on the wall of lofty Babylon on which is a road for chariots, and the statue of Zeus by the Alpheus...