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thoth by mym on Flickr.Tramite Flickr:
The god Thoth in his guise as an Ibis. 
Things that caught my eye in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.

thoth by mym on Flickr.

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The god Thoth in his guise as an Ibis.

Things that caught my eye in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.

Athletic training at ancient Olympia: ruins of 2ndC BCE Palaestra - Peloponnese, Greece, 1970 by edk7 on Flickr.
Temple of Aphrodite by konde on Flickr.Tramite Flickr:
The Temple of Aphrodite was begun in the late 1st century BC. The Temple of Aphrodite was a focal point of the town, but the character of the building was altered when it became a Christian basilica (about A.D 500). The Aphrodisian sculptors became renowned and benefited from a plentiful supply of marble close at hand. The school of sculpture was very productive; much of their work can be seen around the site and in the museum of Aphrosidias.

Temple of Aphrodite by konde on Flickr.

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The Temple of Aphrodite was begun in the late 1st century BC. The Temple of Aphrodite was a focal point of the town, but the character of the building was altered when it became a Christian basilica (about A.D 500). The Aphrodisian sculptors became renowned and benefited from a plentiful supply of marble close at hand. The school of sculpture was very productive; much of their work can be seen around the site and in the museum of Aphrosidias.

Calpurnius Piso by !STORAX on Flickr.Tramite Flickr:
Lucius Calpurnius Piso “Pontifex” (48 BC - 32 AD), son of Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus, was a prominent Roman senator during the early Augustan period. He was the and brother of Calpurnia, the wife of Julius Caesar.
Piso became consul in 15 BC, probably and then proconsul in Mediolanum, according to Suetonius. Cassius Dio reported that he was governor of Pamphylia in from 13 to 11 BC. In 11 BC. He was praefectus urbi from 13 to 32 AD and served as advisor to Augustus and Tiberius.
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Calpurnius Piso by !STORAX on Flickr.

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Lucius Calpurnius Piso “Pontifex” (48 BC - 32 AD), son of Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus, was a prominent Roman senator during the early Augustan period. He was the and brother of Calpurnia, the wife of Julius Caesar.

Piso became consul in 15 BC, probably and then proconsul in Mediolanum, according to Suetonius. Cassius Dio reported that he was governor of Pamphylia in from 13 to 11 BC. In 11 BC. He was praefectus urbi from 13 to 32 AD and served as advisor to Augustus and Tiberius.

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Claudius by !STORAX on Flickr.

Claudius by !STORAX on Flickr.

Ceremonial Helmet Made in South Italy 350-300 BCE Bronze by mharrsch on Flickr.Tramite Flickr:
Photographed at the Getty Villa in Malibu, California.

Ceremonial Helmet Made in South Italy 350-300 BCE Bronze by mharrsch on Flickr.

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Photographed at the Getty Villa in Malibu, California.

Cuirassed Caligula by !STORAX on Flickr.
Syria by richard.mcmanus. on Flickr.Tramite Flickr:
The theatre at Palmyra.

Syria by richard.mcmanus. on Flickr.

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The theatre at Palmyra.

Columns from the Temple of Aphrodite by konde on Flickr.Tramite Flickr:
The Temple of Aphrodite was begun in the late 1st century BC. The Temple of Aphrodite was a focal point of the town, but the character of the building was altered when it became a Christian basilica (about A.D 500). The Aphrodisian sculptors became renowned and benefited from a plentiful supply of marble close at hand. The school of sculpture was very productive; much of their work can be seen around the site and in the museum of Aphrosidias.

Columns from the Temple of Aphrodite by konde on Flickr.

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The Temple of Aphrodite was begun in the late 1st century BC. The Temple of Aphrodite was a focal point of the town, but the character of the building was altered when it became a Christian basilica (about A.D 500). The Aphrodisian sculptors became renowned and benefited from a plentiful supply of marble close at hand. The school of sculpture was very productive; much of their work can be seen around the site and in the museum of Aphrosidias.

The Monumental Gate by konde on Flickr.Tramite Flickr:
Detail from the Tetrapylon.
Tetrapylon, meaning “four gates” as it is made up of four groups of four columns each, it served as a ceremonial gateway. The gateway was built ca. AD 200
Aphrodisias, Turkey.

The Monumental Gate by konde on Flickr.

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Detail from the Tetrapylon.
Tetrapylon, meaning “four gates” as it is made up of four groups of four columns each, it served as a ceremonial gateway. The gateway was built ca. AD 200
Aphrodisias, Turkey.