Photo 26 Jul 104 notes virtual-artifacts:

Benin Bronze
Photo 21 Jul 377 notes statues-and-monuments:

statues-and-monumentsSobek, Crocodile God by Cocosarron Kom Ombo Temple, Egypt 
Photo 21 Jul 1,028 notes worldofmythology:

Thoth - Egyptian God of Knowledge and Writing

worldofmythology:

Thoth - Egyptian God of Knowledge and Writing

Photo 21 Jul 65 notes fishstickmonkey:




Eagle-Headed Deity



Northern Iraq, Nimrud, Neo-Assyrian Period (9th century B.C.)
Sculpture
Gypseous alabaster
Height: 88 in. (223.52 cm)
LACMA

fishstickmonkey:

Eagle-Headed Deity

Northern Iraq, Nimrud, Neo-Assyrian Period (9th century B.C.)

Sculpture
Gypseous alabaster
Height: 88 in. (223.52 cm)
Video 20 Jul 329 notes

thesilenceofthemarble:

Relief panels of four gods: Neptune, Vulcan, Mercury and Minerva, Augustan period 27 BC - 14 AC, Chapel of The Four Gods, Herculano, Italy.

(Source: arteiconografia.com)

Photo 20 Jul 1,820 notes dwellerinthelibrary:

From the Cairo Museum, a stela with Isis (left) and Osiris (right) in snake-form, with the griffin of the goddess Nemesis between them.

dwellerinthelibrary:

From the Cairo Museum, a stela with Isis (left) and Osiris (right) in snake-form, with the griffin of the goddess Nemesis between them.

(Source: magictransistor)

Photo 11 Jul 236 notes centuriespast:

Indra, King of the Gods’ Heaven
Artist/maker unknown, Nepalese
Geography:
Made in Nepal, Asia
Period:
Malla Dynasty (1200-1769)
Date:
c. 1200
Medium:
Mercury-gilded copper alloy with spinel rubies, rock crystal, and turquoise
Philadelphia Museum of Art

centuriespast:

Indra, King of the Gods’ Heaven

Artist/maker unknown, Nepalese

Geography:

Made in Nepal, Asia

Period:

Malla Dynasty (1200-1769)

Date:

c. 1200

Medium:

Mercury-gilded copper alloy with spinel rubies, rock crystal, and turquoise

Philadelphia Museum of Art

via nyarlotep.
Video 11 Jul 133 notes

arjuna-vallabha:

I like the representation of Aztec temples with sculptures of gods painted in Codex Fejervary-Mayer

via nyarlotep.
Photo 8 Jul 505 notes arsvitaest:

Votive relief, Egyptian, 305-30 B.C.Museum of Fine Arts Boston

arsvitaest:

Votive relief, Egyptian, 305-30 B.C.
Museum of Fine Arts Boston

via ARSVITAEST.
Photo 5 Jul 145 notes eyeballmansion:

Archaic funerary sphinx (560–550 BC) wearing a head-band and a crown of leaves, found as a reused element in the Wall of Themistocles in the Kerameikos. Kerameikos Archaeological Museum in Athens, Inv. P1050. H. 63 cm (24 ¾ in.).

eyeballmansion:

Archaic funerary sphinx (560–550 BC) wearing a head-band and a crown of leaves, found as a reused element in the Wall of Themistocles in the Kerameikos. Kerameikos Archaeological Museum in Athens, Inv. P1050. H. 63 cm (24 ¾ in.).


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