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Caracalla by j. kunst on Flickr.

Caracalla by j. kunst on Flickr.

Claudius as Jupiter by !STORAX on Flickr.Tramite Flickr:
Vatican Museum, Rome

Claudius as Jupiter by !STORAX on Flickr.

Tramite Flickr:
Vatican Museum, Rome

Amasis II by konde on Flickr.Via Flickr:
Head of a statue of king Amasis II.
26th dynasty, from Sais.
ÄM11864
Neues Museum, Berlin

Amasis II by konde on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Head of a statue of king Amasis II.
26th dynasty, from Sais.
ÄM11864

Neues Museum, Berlin

Chile by richard.mcmanus. on Flickr.Via Flickr:
Moai from Easter Island, now in the British Museum, London.

Chile by richard.mcmanus. on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Moai from Easter Island, now in the British Museum, London.

The Gayer-Anderson Cat by Piedmont Fossil on Flickr.Via Flickr:
bronze with silver plaque and gold jewelry
Around 600 BC
Possibly from Saqqara

The Gayer-Anderson Cat by Piedmont Fossil on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
bronze with silver plaque and gold jewelry
Around 600 BC
Possibly from Saqqara

Oceanus by konde on Flickr.Via Flickr:
The statue of the god of rivers, Oceanus.
2nd century AD, from Ephesus (Efes)
Inv.4281 T
Istanbul Archaeological Museum

Oceanus by konde on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
The statue of the god of rivers, Oceanus.
2nd century AD, from Ephesus (Efes)
Inv.4281 T

Istanbul Archaeological Museum

Basalt head by konde on Flickr.Via Flickr:
Head of a statue of a man.
5th dynasty.
This piece is on loan from Ernst von Siemens.
Neues Museum, Berlin

Basalt head by konde on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Head of a statue of a man.
5th dynasty.
This piece is on loan from Ernst von Siemens.

Neues Museum, Berlin

Ptolemaios VIII Euergetes II “Physcon” by j. kunst on Flickr.Via Flickr:
Brussels, Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis/Musées Royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, August 2013
Head of a Ptolemaic king, most likely Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II, nicknamed Physcon, “balloon”, because of his abnormal obesity.
E. 1839. Graeco-Roman Period, Ptolemaic Dynasty (2nd Century BCE). Black diorite. H. 47 cm.

Ptolemaios VIII Euergetes II “Physcon” by j. kunst on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Brussels, Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis/Musées Royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, August 2013

Head of a Ptolemaic king, most likely Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II, nicknamed Physcon, “balloon”, because of his abnormal obesity.

E. 1839. Graeco-Roman Period, Ptolemaic Dynasty (2nd Century BCE). Black diorite. H. 47 cm.

Artemis by !STORAX on Flickr.Via Flickr:
Roman copy of the 4th C BC statue of Artemis by Kephistodotus. Excavated from the Horti Vettiani.
MC inv. 1123

Artemis by !STORAX on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Roman copy of the 4th C BC statue of Artemis by Kephistodotus. Excavated from the Horti Vettiani.

MC inv. 1123

Sister’s archaic smile by raggi di sole on Flickr.Via Flickr:
This ancient roman statue is one of a set from one of the big gardens in Rome and can be seen on the first floor of the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome.  She is carved in the archaic style, with its characteristic enigmatic smile.
This is a sister to the statue here - if you look closely, you will see that they are different statues.IMG_13357, 30%

Sister’s archaic smile by raggi di sole on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
This ancient roman statue is one of a set from one of the big gardens in Rome and can be seen on the first floor of the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome. She is carved in the archaic style, with its characteristic enigmatic smile.

This is a sister to the statue here - if you look closely, you will see that they are different statues.

IMG_13357, 30%