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.
A look at the equestrian statue of Marcus Nonius Balbus that is currently on display at the archaeological museum of Naples.
A beautiful Attic cup, currently in the British Museum, depicts the major labours performed by the hero Theseus.
A beautiful plaque currently in the British Museum depicts Bellerophon on Pegasus fighting the terrible Chimera.
A discussion about how studying the past is essentially subjective leads to a discussion based on a book by Michael Shanks.