Mictlantecuhtli, God of the dead and king of Mictlan.
Ca. 2500 BCE statue eye. Thick Lapis Lazuli beveled to hold the white limestone which forms the eye’s sclera which is drilled to receive the black stone pupil. Sumerian.
Man carrying a box, possibly for offerings.
Period:Early Dynastic I-IIDate:ca. 2900–2600 B.C.Geography:MesopotamiaCulture:SumerianMedium:Copper alloyDimensions:H. 37.8 x W. 12.3 x D. 9.7 cm (14 7/8 x 4 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.)
5thC BC-4thC BC
Findspot: Takht-i Kuwad
L’emblème de la mort : Albrecht Durer (1503), Düsseldorf (Source : Bildindex).
Claude-François Menestrier - Symbolica Dianae Ephesiae statua (1688).Manage Covers Symbolica Dianae Ephesiae statua Editio altera auctior. a Claudio Menetreio Previously published 1657. Federico Ubaldini’s dedication to Francesco Barberini retained from that ed.
Ottoman 15th century style turban helmet and sipar (shield), 19th century. Helmet, blued, pointed, twisted skull, the lower part engraved by floral motifs and cartouches, gold-inlaid inscriptions in Arabic, sliding nosepiece engraved and gold inlaid, butted mail neck-defence. Sipar, a center sun shaped plaque with anthropomorphic face, and a relieved gilt decoration depicting a long snake woven around the four studs, the surface engraved with floral motifs featuring gold inlay.
(via Pin von Natasha Selim auf „Ottoman Empire“ | Pinterest)