Mask and hands from the tumulus Kröll-Schmidt Kogel in Kleinklein, Austria. They were metal decorations ..
Supposed twin gods in battle-axe fight from the rock carvings at Tanum (around Tanumshede), a […]
Four Astarte figurines. Clay (around 1000 BCE) Iron Age I. © Erich Lessing. According to […]
The caduceus as a symbol represents Hermes or the Roman Mercury. It is a short […]
Bearded man. Southern Egypt, Gebelein. Ca. 3800-3500 BCE. Medium: Black shale. Current location: Musée ..
Gerzeh palette (‘Hathor’, Cow-head palette). © Alain Guilleux. Cairo Mus. 34173 Gerzeh tomb ..
Boat and “sun” symbol. Madsebakke, Bornholm, Denmark. CC BY-SA by Helga Steinreich via Wikimedia ..
Terracotta statuette of woman with bird face. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Period: Late […]
Early–Middle Bronze Age three-headed figurine from Syria. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Provenance: ..
“Standard” with horned hero taming goats. Bronze. Iran, Iron Age (15th – 16th century ..
Anthropomorph Possibly Pre-iconic Image of a God. Gangetic Plain, Uttar Pradesh, India II-III Millennium ..
Bird-Headed Figure Whistle. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Date: 8th–9th century Geography: Mexico, ..
Woman. Western Iran, 1350-800 B.C. Sculpture, Ceramic. Height: 14 3/4 in. (90.81 cm) Gift of […]
Anthropomorphic Vessel Fired Clay, Vădastra, 5500-5000 BC. National History Museum of Romania, Bucharest: ..
Seated goddess with a child, Hittite Empire, Anatolia. Gold. OASC The Metropolitan Museum of Art. […]
Crescent, Hand and Star Anasazi petroglyph in Chaco Culture National Historical Park, otherwise known ..
“Adam and Eve Eating the Forbidden Fruit” (detail), Willem Vrelant, early 1460s. Open content ..
Petroglyph at Pedra del Bruixot de mas Polità, Port de la Selva, Catalonia, Spain. © […]
Thousand Hand Bodhisattva (Guan Yin) (千手观音). Fragment from the movie Samsara by Ron Fricke. © […]
Another “celestial barge”, this one from the final scene of Excalibur (1981). © Orion Pictures ..
The artefacts are on the National Museum in Belgrade. The text on their website reads: […]
The valley’s rice paddies are scattered with mysterious ancient megaliths. Locals call this one “Palindo”—”the ..
The arrival of the Queen of the Night. Stage set for Mozart’s The Magic Flute, […]
Votive figure from Altyn-Depe (the Golden Hill), Turkmenistan. © State Hermitage Museum. Clay; modelled. ..
Strong winter swells (February 2014) have washed away the sand from the lava rock along […]
Jade figurine of the type “horned demon” scanned from a book of the series “China […]
Drawings from an 1894 anthropology book of Kachina dolls (tihu-tui) representing kachinas, or spirits, ..
Nuragic bronze statuette with 4 eyes and 4 arms from the Santuario nuragico di Abini […]
Stele at the museum of the city of Tsetserleg, Mongolia. Photo J. Margail. From Magail, […]
Early Bronze Age Stone Double-Headed Disc-Shaped Figurine and Child – PF.0310. © barakatgallery.com. ..