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Many ancient cultures subscribed to a flat Earth cosmography, including Greece until the classical period, the Bronze Age and Iron Age civilizations of the Near East until the Hellenistic period, India until the Gupta period (early centuries AD), and China until the 17th century. clearly they never meet a cat

Many ancient cultures subscribed to a flat Earth cosmography, including Greece until the classical period, the Bronze Age and Iron Age civilizations of the Near East until the Hellenistic period, India until the Gupta period (early centuries AD), and China until the 17th century. clearly they never meet a cat

Gold snake bracelet with garnet, from the Greek-Hellenistic period, 3rd-to-2nd century BC

Gold snake bracelet with garnet, from the Greek-Hellenistic period, century BC (Source: poete) - stunning rare jewellery.

.:. Flying Nike (Victory) Greek East Greece Hellenistic Period, 2nd century B.C.  Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Flying Nike (Victory) Greek East Greece Hellenistic Period, century B. Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor I simply adore the movement in this, and how to make hard stone seem transparent.

Gold drachm of Syracuse, with head of Persephone, struck under Hiketas (obverse). Greek. Hellenistic Period, 287 - 278 B.C. | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Gold drachm of Syracuse, with head of Persephone, struck under Hiketas (obverse). Hellenistic Period, 287 - 278 B.

AN EGYPTIAN GLASS INLAY   PTOLEMAIC PERIOD - ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-1ST CENTURY B.C.

AN EGYPTIAN GLASS INLAY PTOLEMAIC PERIOD - ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-1ST CENTURY B.C.

The Vicarello Goblet, late 1st Century BC - early 1st Century Italy, Vicarello (ancient Aquae Apollinares), Roman, Augustan period  silver

The Vicarello Goblet, late Century BC - early Century Italy, Vicarello (ancient Aquae Apollinares), Roman, Augustan period silver

Limestone statue of Artemis Bendis. Period: Hellenistic Date: ca. 3rd century B.C. Culture: Cypriot

Limestone statue of Artemis Bendis. Hellenistic, ca. From Kourion, sanctuary of Apollo Hylates, Cyprus.

Ancient Jewelry A PAIR OF GREEK GOLD AND AGATE EARRINGS   HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.

ancientjewels: “Pair of gold and agate Hellenistic period Greek earrings, c. From Christie’s Auctions ”

Fragmentary Colossal Head of a Youth Greek  Hellenistic period  2nd century B.C. Marble  Antikensammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin “Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World”

hismarmorealcalm: “ Fragmentary Colossal Head of a Youth Greek Hellenistic period century B. Marble Antikensammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin “Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the.

Earring with pendants and female head, Etruscan, Hellenistic period, circa 3rd century BC, gold, silver

Earring with pendants and female head Period: Hellenistic Date: century B. Culture: Etruscan Medium: Gold, silver Dimensions: Other: 1 x 1 x 4 in.

Greek terracotta group of Aphrodite on a goose, Hellenistic Period, 2nd-1st century B.C. Leda and the Zeus as a swan, the bird with the a long curving neck, the goddess depicted seated on the back of the bird, with drapery around her lower body and wearing a stephane in her hair, 15.9 cm high. Private collection

A Greek terracotta group of Aphrodite on a goose. - Or Leda and the Zeus as a swan, the bird with the a long curving neck, the goddess depicted seated on the back of the bird.

A GREEK TERRACOTTA APHRODITE HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

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Aphrodite Terracotta Statuette - Goddess with in Shell, Hellenistic period, circa century BC, at the Christie's collection

Samothrace (Samothrake) is a Greek island in the northern Aegean which was prominent from the Classical period as a member of the Delian League. Its greatest claim to fame was as a cult centre favoured by Macedon and visited by pilgrims from across the Aegean. Its name today is best known for the magnificent Hellenistic Nike sculpture, the Nike of Samothrace, excavated on the island in the 19th century CE, which is now on display in the Louvre, Paris. (By Mark Cartwright) --AHE

Samothrace

Samothrace (Samothrake) is a Greek island in the northern Aegean which was prominent from the Classical period as a member of the Delian League. Its greatest claim to fame was as a cult centre favoured.