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Magna Graecia

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Hand mirror with the head of Medusa Greek, South Italy, 500 - 480 B. Bronze The J. Paul Getty Museum Hand mirror with the head of Medusa Greek, South Italy, 500 - 480 B. Bronze The J. Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Art History, Empire Romain, Getty Museum, Ancient Jewelry, Ancient Artifacts

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Hand mirror with the head of Medusa Greek, South Italy, 500 - 480 B.C. Bronze The J. Paul Getty Museum

Ram head Parade Helmet, rams on the cheeks pieces. Hammered from a single piece of bronze. Metapontum, in Magna Graecia, C. Greek City in S. Ancient Armor, Medieval Armor, Magna Graecia, Greek Helmet, Historical Artifacts, Greek Art, Dark Ages, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Greece

Parade helmet from Metapontum, in Magna Graecia, 6th cent. BCE. Hammered from a single piece of bronze with designs made by repoussé, punching, tracing, and engraving. The top is surmounted by a ram's head (partially restored). The cheekpieces are decorated with rams' heads. Over the forehead, a series of curls falls in a row to form the hairline. Below the curls is a repoussé line that forms the eyebrows and terminates in bearded snakes' heads with forked tongues.

Another example of a Greek Fresco (Apulia - Magna Grecia) from a tomb, century BC, a funeral dance. Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Greek History, Art History, Fresco, Minoan Art, Classical Greece, Early Middle Ages

Another example of a Greek Fresco (Apulia - Magna Grecia) from a tomb, 5th century BC, a funeral dance.

Head of Demeter or Kore statue - from Sicily, made in Terracotta, circa BC, ancient Greek culture Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Architecture Classique, Art Et Architecture, Celtic Goddess, Roman Gods, Classical Period, Terracota

Head of a Goddess, perhaps Demeter or Kore, Greek, 350–300 BC. Sicily. Terracotta. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California.

Terracotta statuette of one of the daughters of Nereus, the Old Man of the Sea, riding a sea-monster. © The Trustees of the British Museu. Terracota, Empire Romain, Art Premier, Early Middle Ages, Statues, Futuristic Art, Greek Art, Sea Monsters, Ancient Artifacts

daughters of Nereus riding a sea monster "the Old Man of the Sea" - ca.200-100 BC, Sicily

ancientart: “ Appliqué with Satyr Walking to Left, Ancient Greek, century BC (Greco-Roman), made of ivory. Courtesy & currently located at the Walters Art Museum, USA: “ This relief formed part of. Ancient Greek Sculpture, Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Art History, Greek History, Greek Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts

Sicily

Sicilian courts attracted writers Aeschylus and Plato. Pastoral and gastronomic verse by poets Theokritos and Archestratos influenced artists.

The ancient Greeks definitely left quite a legacy in the world today. Here are 25 influential pieces of ancient Greek architecture. Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Ancient Greek Architecture, Roman Architecture, Historical Architecture, Beautiful Architecture

25 Influential Pieces Of Ancient Greek Architecture

Ancient Greek architecture is most popular for its temples. This type of architecture was produced by the Hellenic people whose culture thrived on Mainland Greece, the Aegean Islands and in colonies in the Asia Minor

This is one of four reliefs with two-figure compositions depicting a combat, likely between a Gaul and a Greek. Here the victor is binding the fallen enemy. Several reliefs probably decorated a large funerary jar Hellenistic Art, Hellenistic Period, Roman Sculpture, Art Sculpture, Ancient Greek Sculpture, Greece Art, Art Premier, Byzantine Art, Terracota

Terracotta relief probably from a funnel vase | Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Canosan | Early Hellenistic | The Met

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1913. "Classical Department: The Accessions of 1912. Sculptures, Terracottas, and Miscellaneous Objects." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 8(8): pp. 175–76.Richter, Gisela M

Etruscan tomb fresco: Only free, equal and literate females of the ancient world; the Etruscan women doing Lydian mode Viterbo, Tuscany Carthage, Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Dance Definition, Fresco, Arrow Of Time, Roman Names, Art Ancien, Minoan

5th C. BCE Etruscan tomb fresco with funeral dance. Museo di Capodimonte.

Fragmentary Antefix (roof ornament) with Medusa, Terracotta, Etruscan, made in… Magna Graecia, Getty Villa, Medusa Gorgon, Mesoamerican, Green Man, Pompeii, Mythical Creatures, Terracotta, Mythology

Fragmentary Antefix (roof ornament) with Medusa, Terracotta, Etruscan, made in Campania, South Italy, 550-500 BC, Getty Villa, Malibu, Dec. 2012

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The Tomb of the Diver in Paestum, a gem of Greek painting - Italian Ways Tempera, Magna Graecia, Greek Paintings, Spiritus, Party Scene, Mystery Of History, Roman Art, Historical Artifacts, Mural Painting

The Tomb of the Diver in Paestum, a gem of Greek painting - Italian Ways

The Tomb of the Diver in Paestum was found on June 3, 1968, in what used to be known as Magna Graecia, and today is part of the province of Salerno. The terrific discovery was the reward of archaeologist Mario Napoli’s hard work, which led him to the five travertine slabs closed up into a […]

Phlyax scene on a calyx krater by Asteas Antikensammlung Berlin Phlyax scene: three men (Gynmilos, Kosios and Karion) robbing a miser (Kharinos) inside his house. Side A of red-figure calyx-krater made in Paestum, BC. From Sant'Agata dei Goti. Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Ancient Greek Theatre, Magna Graecia, Greece Mythology, Greek Paintings, Greek Pottery, Vases

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Very rare Ancient Greek Campanian Krater with Actors Very rare Ancient Greek Campanian Krater with Actors Three men robbing a miser in his house, in a scene from a phlyax play painted by Asteas (350-340 BCE) Phlyax actor as a slave from a Sicilian chalice-krater by a painter of the Lentini-Manfria Group, c. 350–40 BCE (Louvre) Phlyax scene: a master and his slave. Side A from a Silician red-figured calyx-krater, ca. 350 BC–340 BC (Louvre) Calyx-krater by Euphronios, Antikensammlung Berlin…