From the museum at Paestum in Southern Italy comes this red-figure “fish plate”. But what is it exactly?
The collection of the Allard Pierson Museum includes this beautiful red-figure cup with a picture of a warrior.
A discussion centred on a votive relief in the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes that looks older than it really is.
The ruins of Pompeii offer an unrivalled look at everyday life in a small Roman city of the first century AD.
A beautiful mosaic from the Roman city of Pompeii depicts a group of musicians playing in the street.
The figures of the Chinese terracotta army of the third century BC were perhaps inspired by Greek sculpture.
An Egyptian portrait currently in the British Museum is noteworthy for its depiction of a prominent Adam’s apple.
A statue group currently in Naples serves as the start of a brief discussion of tyranny in ancient Athens.
A brief look at a depiction of an armed youth on the inside of a beautiful red-figure cup from Rhodes.
The Minotaur, a half-bull creature, is perhaps the best-known element of the myths surrounding Theseus.