Medieval Art

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Medieval art in Europe grew out of the artistic heritage of the Roman Empire and the iconographic traditions of the early Christian church. These sources were mixed with the vigorous "barbarian" artistic culture of Northern Europe to produce a remarkable artistic legacy. An interplay between the elements of classical, early Christian and "barbarian" art. The medieval period of art history spans from the fall of the Roman Empire in 300 AD to the beginning of the Renaissance in 1400 AD.

Marine Life Mosaic from House VIII Pompeii demonstrating the vermiculatum technique Roman century BCE Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Roman History, Art History, Pompeii And Herculaneum, Décor Antique, Roman Art

Marine Life Mosaic from House VIII Pompeii demonstrating the vermiculatum technique Roman 2nd century BCE (6)

Photographed at the Museo Archaeologico Nazionale di Napoli in Naples, Italy

EVGENIA GL Sandstone relief sculpture of St Helena (mother of Roman Emperor Constantine) attributed to Desiderio da Settignamo, (Renaissance Florence, Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo Museum Of Art, Renaissance Kunst, Art Sculpture, Stone Sculpture, St Helena, Christen, Stone Carving, Art Images, Madonna

St Helena, 1429-64

Desiderio da Settignamo, Attributed Italian (Florence) Dark gray sandstone Toledo Museum of Art In the 1800's this was considered a masterpiece by the Donatello, but by the mid-20th century had been demoted to a late 19th-century forgery. Recent scholarship has stated the sculpture as a work of art from the Renaissance. The subject of the relief sculpture, has too been wrongly identified. Once thought to represent the Virgin Mary, Saint Catherine, or Saint Cecilia, the figure…

Beautiful painted statue from Herculaneum. The paint is faded, and therefore easier on modern eyes, since we are used to seeing classical statues without painted surfaces. by magistrahf Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii And Herculaneum, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Roman Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Sculptures, Roman History, Art History

Beautiful painted statue from Herculaneum

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Bracteate [Scandinavian] Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History The Metropolitan Museum of Art Medieval Jewelry, Viking Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Medieval Art, Art Antique, Antique Jewelry, Jewelry Art, Jewellery, Ancient History

Gold Bracteate | Scandinavian | The Met

Date: 400–600. Culture: Scandinavian. Medium: Gold. Dimensions: 1 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 3/16 in. (4.8 x 4.4 x 0.4 cm). .3oz (8g). Classification: Metalwork-Gold...

Head for a norseman's war-hammer, late Netherlands or Germany HAM . The Higgins Armory Museum. Medieval Warhammer, Medieval Weapons, Medieval World, Medieval Art, War Hammer, Swords And Daggers, Arm Armor, Fantasy Weapons, Vintage Tools


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Roman Fresco -- Depicting Leda The Swan -- Recovered from Vesuvian Ash in Stabiae -- Century CE -- Belonging to the National Archaeological Museum -- Naples, Italy Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii And Herculaneum, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Art History, History Images, Villa Romaine, Art Ancien

Ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum..

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Gold sheet appliques Period: Migration Date: half of the century A. Culture: East Germanic or nomadic (? Renaissance Jewelry, Viking Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Old Jewelry, Antique Jewelry, Gold Sheets, Ancient Vikings, Gold Ornaments, Medieval Art

Gold sheet appliques | East Germanic or nomadic (?) | Migration | The Met

Damm, Inciser Gürçay. 2000. "Huns and Goths: Jewelry from the Ukraine and Southern Russia." From Attila to Charlemagne: Arts of the Early Medieval Period in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Katharine R

 Details the sophistication of pottery used for everyday life in Rome. Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Art Romain, Art Nouveau, Roman History, Roman Art, Minoan, Historical Art, Medieval Art

Bronze wine jug (oinochoe) with horse detail. Dated back to c. 25 BCE - 25 CE. [369x600]

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Ancient to Medieval (And Slightly Later) History - Iridescent Roman Glass Jug, Century AD Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Glass Jug, Glass Bottles, Wine Glass, Native American Pottery, Antique Glassware, Fused Glass Art, Medieval Art

Iridescent Roman Glass Jug, 1st-2nd  Century AD

Iridescent Roman Glass Jug, 1st-2nd Century AD

Disk Brooch Date: century (?) Culture: Frankish Medium: Silver, coated with gold, wire, glass, paste - The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Medieval Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Medieval Art, Wiccan Jewelry, Antique Gold, Antique Jewelry, Carolingian, Oriental, Anglo Saxon

Disk Brooch | Frankish | The Met

Disk Brooch Date:8th century (?) Culture:Frankish Medium:Silver, coated with gold, wire, glass, paste

The Talisman of Charlemagne, also a reliquary, said to have been found on his body when his burial was opened. Charlemagne owned a sacred amulet in which a relic of the True Cross was placed between two sapphires. The amulet was buried with. Medieval Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry, Artisan Jewelry, Talisman, Bijoux Art Deco, Royal Jewelry, Ancient Artifacts

Treasures of the Tau Palace, Reims, France - Travel To Eat

Because the Kings of France were crowned at Reims, the Archbishop of Riems was one of the most powerful men in France. The cathedral had all the usual

(Roman) Red jasper oval gemstone with eagle with wreath of victory. ca century CE. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Roman Jewelry, Gems Jewelry, Jewlery, Bohemia Jewelry, Vintage Gold Rings, Roman Art, Ancient Jewelry, Medieval Art, Ancient Artifacts

Oval gem with eagle with wreath of victory

Red jasper. Intaglio; flat surface and bevelled edge. An eagle, its body facing right, turns its head back over the shoulder and holds a wreath of victory in its bea …

Military diploma [Roman] (23.160.32a,b) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art Roman History, Art History, Early Christian, Medieval Art, Pompeii, Ancient Rome, Roman Empire, Military, Metropolitan Museum

Bronze military diploma | Roman | Mid-Imperial, Antonine | The Met

Period: Mid-Imperial, Antonine. Date: ca. A.D. 149. Culture: Roman. Medium: Bronze. Dimensions: A: Overall: 5 3/16 x 4 1/8 x 1/16 in. (13.2 x 10.5 x 0.2 cm)...

Ancient Roman brown sardonyx intaglio in a gold modern mount depicting two fishe. Antique Gold, Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry, Roman Jewelry, Jewelry Art, Bijoux Art Nouveau, Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Roman Art

Roman Chalcedony Intaglio, 1st Century BC

Roman Chalcedony Intaglio, 1st Century BCEngraved with two fishermen, facing each other, each wearing characteristic wide-brimmed hats, kneeling on rocky outcrops, each with a basket at their knees,...