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Abduction of Persephone
   was made in   
Greece
Fresco, late classical period, c. 335 BC; in situ, Tomb of Persephone, Vergina
Acrobat Figurine
   was made in   
Mexico
Terracotta, c. 1050 BC; Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City
Adam and Eve Reproached by the Lord
   was made in   
Germany
Bronze, c. 1015; in situ, St Michael's Church, Hildeshein
Addaura Cave Ritual Scene
   was made in   
Italy
Limestone, c. 11,000 BC; in situ, Addaura Cave, Monte Pellegrino
The Adena Pipe
   was made in   
The U.S.A.
Kaolinite, Adena Culture, c. 100 BC; Ohio Historical Center, Columbus, Ohio
Aghia Triadha Sarcophagus
   was made in   
Greece
Painted plaster on limestone, c. 1400 BC; Archaeological Museum, Herakleion
Ajax and Achilles Playing Dice
   was made in   
Greece
Painted ceramic, c. 540 BC; Museo del Vaticano, Rome
Akhenaten
   was made in   
Egypt
Painted sandstone, c. 1350 BC; Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Alexander Mosaic
   was made in   
Italy
Mosaic, c. 100 BC; Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples
Alexander Sarcophagus
   was made in   
Lebanon
Painted marble, c. 315 BC; Archaeological Museum, Istanbul
Allyn Tepe Figurine
   was made in   
Turkmenistan
Terracotta, c. 1800 BC; State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg
Altamira Bison
   was made in   
Spain
Pigments on limestone, c. 15,000 BC; in situ, Altamira Cave
Antelope Fresco
   was made in   
Greece
Fresco, c. 1550 BC; National Archaeological Museum, Athens
Antelope Rhyton
   was made in   
China
Agate and gold, Tang Dynasty, c. 700; Shaanxi History Museum, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province
Anthropomorphic Plaque
   was made in   
Spain
Schist, c. 2500 BC; Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid
Apollo of Veii
   was made in   
Italy
Painted terracotta, Etruscan Civilization, c. 510 BC; Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia, Rome
Archangel Michael
   was made in   
Turkey
Gilded silver, enamel, precious stones and pearls, c. 1000; San Marco Treasury, Venice
Ardagh Chalice
   was made in   
Ireland
Silver, gold, lead, enamel, malachite, amber, mica and rock crystal, c. 725; National Museum of Ireland, Dublin
Ara Pacis Augustae
   was made in   
Italy
Marble, c. 13 BC; in situ, Rome
Assyrian King and Attendants
   was made in   
Iraq
Glazed terracotta, c. 870 BC; British Museum, London
Atchana Jar
   was made in   
Syria
Painted ceramic, c. 1320 BC; British Museum, London
Bamberg Casket
   was made in   
Denmark
Oak, walrus ivory, gilt copper and rock crystal, Viking Period, c. 975; Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich
The Barberini Ivory
   was made in   
Turkey
Ivory, Early Byzantine Period, c. 535; Musée du Louvre, Paris
Bat Effigy
   was made in   
Mexico
Jadeite and shell, c. 50 BC; Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City
Battersea Shield
   was made in   
The U.K.
Bronze and red enamel, c. 200 BC; British Museum, London
Ban Chiang Jar
   was made in   
Thailand
Painted terracotta, c. 250 BC; Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Beaker-shaped Vessel
   was made in   
Thailand
Terracotta, c. 1800 BC; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Beak-spouted Jug
   was made in   
Greece
Painted ceramic, c. 1775 BC; British Museum, London
Bear Plaque
   was made in   
Russia
Bronze, c. 600; State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Beatus of Liébana's Commentary on the Apocalypse
   was made in   
Spain
Maius; colors on vellum, c. 942; Pierpont Morgan Library, New York
Beautiful Ladies
   was made in   
Chad
Engraved rock, c. 3000 BC, in situ, Niola Doa, Ennedi
Begram Box Lid
   was made in   
Afghanistan
Ivory, c. 150; Kabul Museum, Kabul
Benacci Askos
   was made in   
Italy
Terracotta, c. 730 BC; Museo Civico Archeologico, Bologna
Betel Nut Container
   was made in   
Indonesia
Bronze, c. AD 1; Musée du Quai Branly, Paris
Bikini Mosaic
   was made in   
Italy
Mosaic, c. 325; in situ, Piazza Armerina, Sicily
Bimaran Reliquary
   was made in   
Afghanistan
Gold and garnets, c. 50; British Museum, London
Bird-Man Mural
   was made in   
Mexico
Fresco, c. 800; in situ, Building A, Cacaxtia, Tlaxcala
Bird-Shaped Funerary Cup
   was made in   
Korea
Painted earthenware, c. 200; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Birth of Siddhartha
   was made in   
India
Limestone, c. 150; British Museum, London
Bodhisattva
   was made in   
Afghanistan
Painted terracotta, c. 650; Musée Guimet, Paris
Bodhisattva Guanyin
   was made in   
China
Ink and color on silk, Song Dynasy, c. 968; Freer Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC, USA
Book of the Dead
   was made in   
Egypt
Painted papyrus, 19th Dynasty, 1290 BC; British Museum, London
Book of Kells
   was made in   
Ireland
Colours on vellum, c. 805; Trinity College Library, Dublin
Borghese Vase
   was made in   
Greece
Marble, c. 50 BC; Musée du Louvre, Paris
Brassempouy Venus
   was made in   
France
Mammoth ivory, c. 23,000 BC; Musée des Antiquités Nationales, Saint-Germaine-en-Laye
Bronze Jug Mount
   was made in   
The Czech Republic
Bronze, c. 300 BC; Moravian Museum, Brno
Brooklyn Black Head
   was made in   
Egypt
Diorite, c. 50 BC; Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
Brutus the Elder
   was made in   
Italy
Bronze, ivory and glass paste, Roman Verism, c. 250 BC; Musei Capitolini, Rome
Buddha Preaching the Law
   was made in   
India
Sandstone, c. 485; Sarnath Museum, Uttar Pradesh
Bull's-head Rhyton
   was made in   
Greece
Steatite, gilded wood, shell, rock crystal, c. 1550 BC; Archaeological Museum, Herakleion
Bull Standard
   was made in   
Russia
Gold, c. 2500 BC; State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Calima Mask
   was made in   
Colombia
Gold-copper alloy, c. 500 BC; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Celestial Women
   was made in   
Sri Lanka
Fresco, c. 485; in situ, Sigiriya
Chakrasamvara Mandala
   was made in   
Nepal
Distemper on cloth, c. 1100; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Chryselephantine Head of Apollo
   was made in   
Greece
Gold and ivory, c. 550 BC; Archeological Museum, Delphi
Chulmun Storage Jar
   was made in   
Korea
Ceramic, c. 3500 BC; Kyanghui University, Seoul
Chupícuaro Figure
   was made in   
Mexico
Painted terracotta, c. 100 BC; Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Church of St Stephen Mosaic
   was made in   
Jordan
Mosaic, c. 750; in situ, Church of St Stephen, Umm al-Rasas
Coldstream Burial Stone
   was made in   
South Africa
Pigment on quartzite cobble, c. 6000 BC; South African Museum, Cape Town
Colonna Venus
   was made in   
Greece
Marble, c. 345 BC; Musei Vaticani, Rome
Cong
   was made in   
China
Jade, c. 2500 BC; Zhejiang Provincial Institute of Archaeology, Hangzhou
Coptic Tapestry
   was made in   
Egypt
Wool and linen, c. 400; British Museum, London
Creation Tapestry
   was made in   
Spain
Wool and linen, Romanesque Style, c. 1075, Cathedral Treasury, Girona
Crouching Figurine
   was made in   
Greece
Stone, c. 5000 BC; Archaeological Museum, Volos
Crucifixion Figurine
   was made in   
Greece
Painted marble, c. 4900 BC; Archaeological Museum, Volos
Cruciform Figurine
   was made in   
Cyprus
Picrolite, c.3100 BC; District Museum, Paphos
Cubiculum Fresco
   was made in   
Italy
Fresco, c. 19 BC; Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome
Cucutini Figurine
   was made in   
Romania
Terracotta, c. 4300 BC; National Museum of Romanian History, Bucharest
Cycladic Figurine
   was made in   
Greece
Painted marble, c. 2600 BC; Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens
Dabous Giraffes
   was made in   
Niger
Engraving on rock, c. 4000 BC; in situ, Dabous near Agadez
Dagger Handle
   was made in   
Egypt
Hippopotamus ivory, c. 3300 BC; Louvre, Paris
Dappled Horses of Pech-Merle
   was made in   
France
Charcoal and ochre on limestone, c. 25,000 BC; in situ, Pech-Merle Cave, Caberets
David and Goliath
   was made in   
Turkey
Engraved silver plate, c. 629; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Desborough Mirror
   was made in   
The U.K.
Bronze, c. 50; British Museum, London
Devatas
   was made in   
Cambodia
Artist unknown; sandstone, c. 1140; almost two thousand celestial beauties, in situ, Angkor Wat
Dinwoody Petroglyphs
   was made in   
The U.S.A.
Incision on rock, c. 750; in situ, Wind River Valley, Wyoming
Dipper Cups
   was made in   
Denmark
Gold, c. 800 BC; National Museum, Copenhagen
Discobolos
   was made in   
Greece
Marble, c. 450 BC; Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome
Dorset Wand
   was made in   
Canada
Antler, c. 900; Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Québec
Double-flute Player
   was made in   
Italy
Fresco secco, c. 475 BC, Etruscan Civilization; Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Tarquinia
Double Wine Cup
   was made in   
Korea
Stoneware, c. 450; National Museum of Korea, Kyongiu
Doubting Thomas
   was made in   
Germany
Echternach Master; ivory, Ottonian Empire, c. 1000; Staatlich Museum, Berlin
Dying Gaul
   was made in   
Italy
Marble, c. 225 BC; Musei Capitolini, Rome
Ear Ornament
   was made in   
Peru
Gold and turkuoise, Moche Culture, c. 300; Museo Nacional de Arqueología e Atropología, Lima
Echidna
   was made in   
Papua New Guinea
Greywhackle stone, c. 250; National Gallery of Australia
Effigy Hand
   was made in   
The U.S.A.
Sheet mica, Hopewell Culture, c. 200; Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, Ohio
Elsenham Pyxis
   was made in   
Germany
Copper alloy and glass, c. 150; British Museum, London
Empress Theodora and Her Attendants
   was made in   
Italy
Mosaic, c. 550; in situ, San Vitale, Ravenna
Enthroned Goddess
   was made in   
Turkey
Terracotta, c. 5750 BC; Museum of Anatolian Civilization, Ankara
Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius
   was made in   
Italy
Gilt bronze, c. 170; Museo Palazzo Nuovo, Rome
Eutropius
   was made in   
Turkey
Marble, c. 450; Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Feline Offering Vessel
   was made in   
Peru
Stone, c. 600 BC; University Museum of Archeology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Female Figure
   was made in   
Yemen
Sandstone or quartzite, c. 2250 BC; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Female Figurine
   was made in   
Egypt
Bone and lapis lazuli, Predynastic Period, c. 3700 BC; British Museum, London
Female Figurine
   was made in   
Greece
Marble, 4250 BC; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Female Figurine
   was made in   
Italy
Marble, c. 3500 BC; Museo Archaeologico Nazionale, Cagliari
Figure With Supernatural Infant
   was made in   
Mexico
Greenstone, c. 750 BC; Museo de Arqueologia, Universidad Veracruzana, Veracruz
Fish God of Lepenski Vir
   was made in   
Serbia
Sandstone, c. 5000 BC; National Museum, Belgrade
Flame-Rimmed Vessel
   was made in   
Japan
Terracotta, c. 2000 BC; Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio USA
Franks' Casket
   was made in   
The U.K.
Whalebone; Anglo-Saxon Style, c. 725; British Museum, London
Frog Jar
   was made in   
Egypt
Breccia, c. 3100 BC; British Museum, London
Frontispiece to the Diamond Sutra
   was made in   
China
Ink on paper, Tang Dynasty, c. 868; British Library, London
Funerary Bust of Aqmat
   was made in   
Syria
Painted stone, c. 110; British Museum, London
Funerary Portrait of a Roman Soldier
   was made in   
Egypt
Encaustic on panel, c. 150; Myers Museum, Eton College, Windsor
Galloping Horse
   was made in   
China
Gilt bronze, c. 200; Gansu Provincial Museum, Lanzhou
Gandharan Diety
   was made in   
Afghanistan
Stucco, c. 400; Musée Guimet, Paris
Gavrinis Stone No. 10
   was made in   
France
Engraving on rock, c. 3000 BC; in situ, Ísle de Gavrinis
Gayer-Anderson Cat
   was made in   
Egypt
Bronze, gold and silver, c. 350 BC; British Museum, London
The Geese of Maidum
   was made in   
Egypt
Painted plaster, Fourth Dynasty; Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Goddess With Attendants
   was made in   
India
Terracotta, c. 50 BC; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Good Shepherd Sarcophagus
   was made in   
Italy
Marble, c. 385; Musei Vaticani, Rome
Grächwil Hydra
   was made in   
Switzerland
Bronze, c. 570 BC: Bernisches Historisches Museum, Bern
Great Penance Relief
   was made in   
India
Granite, c. 650; in situ, Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu
Gudea of Lagash
   was made in   
Iraq
Diorite life-sized head, c. 2075 BC; Musée du Louvre, Paris
Halaf Dishes
   was made in   
Iraq
Painted ceramic, c. 4900 BC; British Museum, London
Hall of the Bulls
   was made in   
France
Pigment on rock, c. 17,000 BC; in situ, Lascaux Cave, Montignac, Dordogne
Hand Stencils
   was made in   
Argentina
Pigments on rock, c. 9500 BC; in situ, Cueves de las Menos, Rio de las Pinturas
Hari-Hara Stele
   was made in   
India
Sandstone, c. 950; British Museum, London
Head Effigy Vessel
   was made in   
The U.S.A.
Painted ceramic; Mississippian Culture, c. 1400; Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit
Head of Senwaset III
   was made in   
Egypt
Obsidian, Twelfth Dynasty, c. 1860 BC; Meseu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
Head of a Worshiper
   was made in   
Cyprus
Painted terracotta, c. 600 BC; British Museum, London
Helmet and Visor
   was made in   
Syria
Iron and silver, c. 50; National Museum, Damascus
High Cross of Muiredach
   was made in   
Ireland
Sandstone, Hiberno-Saxon Insular Style, c. 923; in situ, Monasterboice, County Louth
Hippopotamus Hunt
   was made in   
Egypt
Painted limestone, c. 2400 BC; in situ, Tomb of Ty, Saqqara
Hunting Fowl in the Marshes
   was made in   
Egypt
Painted plaster c. 1390 BC; British Museum, London
Journey to Bethlehem
   was made in   
Italy
Fresco, c. 850; in situ, Santa Maria Foris Portas, Castelseprio, Varese
Julius Caesar
   was made in   
Egypt
Basalt and rock crystals, c. 50; Antikensammlung, Berlin
Kaitaia Lintel
   was made in   
New Zealand
Wood; Polynesian Culture, c. 1350; Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland
Khepren Protected by a Hawk
   was made in   
Egypt
Gneiss diorite, c. 2500 BC; Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Kichijo-ten
   was made in   
Japan
Colour and gold on hemp, c. 770; Yakushi-ji Temple, Nara
King K'inich Hanab' Pakal
   was made in   
Mexico
Stucco and pigment, Maya Civilization, c. 675; Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City
King of Akkad
   was made in   
Iraq
Copper alloy, c. 2250 BC; Musée du Louvre, Paris
Kneeling Archer
   was made in   
China
Painted terracotta, c. 214 BC; Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Quin Shi Huangdi, Xi'an
Kneeling Bull With Vessel
   was made in   
Iran
Silver, c. 3000 BC; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Kore 674
   was made in   
Greece
Painted marble, c. 500 BC; Acropolis Museum, Athens
Krishna Battling the Horse Demon Keshi
   was made in   
India
Terracotta, c. 440; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Kritios Boy
   was made in   
Greece
Marble, c. 480 BC; Acropolis Museum, Athens
Lady Dai Funeral Banner
   was made in   
China
Silk and natural pigments, c. 170 BC; Hunan Provincial Museum, Changsha
Lady of Auxerre
   was made in   
Greece
Painted limestone, c. 635 BC; Musée du Louvre, Paris
Lady of Elche
   was made in   
Spain
Painted limestone, c. 400 BC; Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid
Lamp Bearer
   was made in   
Vietnam
Bronze, c. 200; Historical Museum, Hanoi
Landscape Screen
   was made in   
Japan
Color on silk, Middle Heian Period, c. 1080; Kyoto National Museum, Kyoto
Lapita Pottery
   was made in   
Solomon Islands
Ceramic, c. 1000 BC; University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Lefkandi Centaur
   was made in   
Greece
Painted terracotta, c. 900 BC; Archaeological Museum, Eretria
Le Grand Camée De France
   was made in   
Italy
Sardonyx, Tiberian Period, c. 35; Bibliotèque Nationale de France, Paris
Libation Vessel
   was made in   
Sudan
Ceramic, c. 3500 BC; National Museum, Khartoum
Lindisfarne Gospels
   was made in   
The U.K.
Bishop Eadfrith of Lindisfarne; ink, colours, and gold on vellum, Hiberno-Saxon Insular Style, c. 715; British Library, London
Lioness Demon
   was made in   
Iran
Limestone, c. 2900 BC; Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
Lion Gate
   was made in   
Greece
Limestone, c. 1300 BC; in situ, Ancient Mycenae
Lion Man of Hohlenstein-Stadel
   was made in   
Germany
Mammoth ivory, c. 28,000 BC; Ulmer Museum, Ulm
Lortet Reindeer
   was made in   
France
Reindeer antler, c. 15,000 BC; Musée des Antiquités Nationales, Saint-Germaine-en-Laye
Louvre Scribe
   was made in   
Egypt
Painted limestone, c. 2450 BC; Musée du Louvre, Paris
The Lovers
   was made in   
Sweden
Rock carving, c. 1000 BC; in situ, Vitlycke, Bobuslän
Ludovisi Throne
   was made in   
Italy
Marble, c. 460 BC; Museo Nazionale delle Terme, Rome
Ma'dikarib
   was made in   
Yemen
Bronze, c. 600 BC; National Museum, Sanaa
Maha-Karmavibhanga
   was made in   
Indonesia
Stone, c. 810; in situ, Borobudur Temple, Java
Maitreya, the Future Buddha
   was made in   
Japan
Wood and pigment, c. 650; Treasure Hall, Chugu-ji Temple, Nara
Maitum Anthropomorphic Jars
   was made in   
Philippines
Painted terracotta, c. 110; National Museum of the Filipino People, Manila
Maize God Who Crowns Himself King
   was made in   
Guatemala
Fresco, c. 100 BC; in situ, San Bartolo, Petén
Male Figure
   was made in   
Egypt
Breccia, Predynastic Period, c. 3600 BC; Musée Guimet, Paris
Manunggul Jar
   was made in   
Philippines
Painted ceramic, c. 800 BC; National Museum of the Philippines, Manila
Marathon Boy
   was made in   
Greece
Bronze, c. 315 BC; National Archaeological Museum, Athens
Mask of Tutankhamun
   was made in   
Egypt
Gold, glass, lapis lazuli, obsidian, carnelian, quartz, felspar and faience, c. 1327 BC; Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Man Carrying Male Infant
   was made in   
Pakistan
Terracotta, c. 2550 BC; Islamabad Musuem, Islamabad
Medusa Pediment
   was made in   
Greece
Marble, c. 590 BC; Archaeological Museum, Kerkyra
Mixtec Pectoral
   was made in   
Mexico
Unknown artist; gold, c. 950; Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, Oaxaca
Moai Figures
   was made in   
Chile
Monumental stone figures, c. 1000; in situ, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
Moche Portrait Bottle
   was made in   
Peru
Painted terracotta, c. 525; Museo Nacional de Arqueología e Antropología, Lima
Model Chariot
   was made in   
Tadjikistan
Gold, c. 400; British Museum, London
Model Watchtower
   was made in   
China
Ceramic, c. 100; Hebei Institute of Archeology, Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province
Moses Found By Pharaoh's Daughter
   was made in   
Syria
Fresco secco, c. 250; National Museum, Damascus
Mother Goddess
   was made in   
Pakistan
Terracotta, c. 3000 BC; Islamabad University, Islamabad
Mourning Figure
   was made in   
Egypt
Painted terracotta, c. 3500 BC; Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
Musicians
   was made in   
China
Painted marble, Five Dynasties Period, c. 923; Hebei Provincial Cultural Relics Institute, Shijiazhuang
Musician Cippus
   was made in   
Italy
Limestone, c. 480 BC; British Museum, London
Mysteries Fresco
   was made in   
Italy
Fresco, c. 50 BC; in situ, Villa of the Mysteries, Pompeii
Nasca Jar
   was made in   
Peru
Painted ceramic, c. 275; Museo Nacional de Archeología y Antropología, Lima
Nefertiti
   was made in   
Egypt
Painted limestone, c. 1340 BC; Ägyptisches Museum, Berlin
New York Kouros
   was made in   
Greece
Marble, c. 585 BC; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Ngoc Lu Drum
   was made in   
Vietnam
Bronze, c. 50 BC; Museum of the History of Vietnam, Hanoi
Nomadic Nobels Making Offering
   was made in   
China
Fresco, c. 1000; Museum für Asiatisches Kunst, Berlin
Notched Bannerstone
   was made in   
The U.S.A.
Banded slate, archaic Native American, c. 2000 BC; Steve and Susan Hart Collection, Huntington, Ind.
Oceanus Dish
   was made in   
The U.K.
Silver, c. 350; British Museum, London
Octopus Flask
   was made in   
Greece
Painted ceramic, c. 1450 BC; Archaeological Museum, Herakleion
Oculate Being Mask
   was made in   
Peru
Painted ceramic, c. AD 1; Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Offering Bearer
   was made in   
Egypt
Painted plaster on wood, Eleventh Dynasty, c. 1990 BC; Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Olmec Head
   was made in   
Mexico
Andesite, c. 1050 BC; Museo Nacional de Antropología de Xalapa, Universidad Veracruzana, Xalapa
Owl-shaped Vessel
   was made in   
China
Ceramic, c. 3500 BC; National Museum, Beijing
Paekche Tile
   was made in   
Korea
Terracotta, c. 610; National Museum of Korea, Seoul
Page from the Holy Koran
   was made in   
Iraq
Ali ibm Hilal; brown ink, color and gold on paper, c. 1000; Chester Beatty Library, Dublin
Palette of King Narmer
   was made in   
Egypt
Siltstone, c. 2990 BC; Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Paracas Embroidered Mantle
   was made in   
Peru
Camelid fibers, c. 50 BC; Colección Arte Textil del Peru, Lima
Pazyryk Carpet
   was made in   
Russia
Wool, c. 350 BC; State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Pergamon Altar Frieze
   was made in   
Turkey
Painted marble, c. 170 BC; Antikensammlungen, Berlin
Philip the Arab
   was made in   
Italy
Marble, c. 246; State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Pig-Dragon Pendant
   was made in   
China
Jade, c. 3800 BC; Provincial Institute of Archaeology, Shenyang
Portico Caryatid
   was made in   
Syria
Basalt, c. 850 BC; Aleppo Museum, Aleppo
Portrait of Livia
   was made in   
Italy
Basanite, 10 BC; Musée du Louvre, Paris
Portrait of a Woman
   was made in   
Italy
Marble, c. 90; Musei Capitolini, Rome
Priest-king
   was made in   
Iraq
Limestone, c. 3300 BC; Louvre, Paris
Primaporta Augustus
   was made in   
Italy
Marble, c. 10 BC; Museii Vaticani, Rome
Prunay Vase
   was made in   
France
Painted ceramic, c. 300 BC; British Museum, London
Queen Ankhsenmeryre II Nursing Pepy II
   was made in   
Egypt
Alabaster, c. 2190 BC; Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
Queen of the Night
   was made in   
Iraq
Painted terracotta, c. 1775 BC; British Museum, London
Queen Teye
   was made in   
Egypt
Yew wood, 18th Dynasty, c. 1360 BC; Ägyptisches Museum, Berlin
Ram in the Thicket
   was made in   
Iraq
Gold leaf, copper, lapiz lazuli, shell and red limestone, c. 2500 BC; British Museum, London
Reclining Figurine
   was made in   
Greece
Terracotta, c. 6000 BC; Archaeological Museum, Volos
Reliquary of St Faith
   was made in   
France
Gold, silver, copper, rock crystal, precious stones, pearls, cloisonné, enamel and yew wood, c.975; in situ, Church of St Foy, Conques
Rillaton Cup
   was made in   
The U.K.
Gold, Early Bronze Age, c. 1600 BC; British Museum, London
Ritual Bowl
   was made in   
Iran
Painted ceramic, c. 4000 BC; British Museum, London
Ritual Knife
   was made in   
Peru
Gold, turkuoise and pigment, c. 950; Museo National de Arqueología e Antropología, Lima
Royal Portrait Stela
   was made in   
Honduras
Sandstone, Maya Civilization, c. 731; Museo de Esculturas, Copán Ruinas
Saba Head
   was made in   
Yemen
Alabaster, c. 150 BC; Musée du Louvre, Paris
Samarra Plate
   was made in   
Iraq
Painted ceramic, c. 5000 BC; Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin
Sarcophagus of Lady Yuan
   was made in   
China
Engraved limestone, Northern Wei Dynasty, c. 525; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Sarcophagus of St Agilbert
   was made in   
France
Stone, Merovingian Period, c. 680; Abbey of Jouarre, Jouarre
Sarcophagus of St. Helena
   was made in   
Italy
Porphyry, c. 325; Musei Vaticani, Rome
Sasanian Plate With Hunting Scene
   was made in   
Iran
Silver with mercury gilding and niello inlay, c. 500; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Sash Painting
   was made in   
Australia
Pigment on rock, c. 17,000 BC; in situ, Kimberley, Western Australia
Scallop Shell Box
   was made in   
Egypt
Gold, Old Kingdom, Third Dynasty; Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Scenes from the Lienü Zhuan
   was made in   
China
(biographies of virtuous women); lacquer on wood, c. 484; Datong City Museum, Shanxi
Seated Buddha
   was made in   
Pakistan
Schist, c. 200; Brighton and Hove Museum, Brighton
Sechín Alto Panels
   was made in   
Peru
Stone, c. 1390 BC; in situ, Cerro Sechín, Sechín Alto
Sety I and the Goddess Hathor
   was made in   
Egypt
Painted limestone, c. 1280 BC; Musée du Louvre, Paris
Shakyamuni Entering Nirvana
   was made in   
Japan
Artist unknown; color on silk, 1086; Kongobu-ji Temple, Wakayama
Shapur II
   was made in   
Iran
Silver with mercury gilding, c. 350; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Sialk Storage Jar
   was made in   
Iran
Painted ceramic, c. 3500 BC; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Slab With Chariot and Procession
   was made in   
Sweden
Stone, c. 1300 BC; in situ, Bredarör, Kivik
Sleeping Lady
   was made in   
Malta
Painted terracotta, c. 3100 BC, National Museum of Archaeology, Valleta
Smiling Celebrant
   was made in   
Mexico
Painted terracotta, c. 750; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Squash Vessel
   was made in   
Mexico
Ceramic, Colima Culture, c. 50; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
St Bakchos With Children
   was made in   
Greece
Mosaic, c. 625; in situ, Church of St Demetrios,Thessaloniki
Stele of King Djet
   was made in   
Egypt
Limestone, c. 2880 BC; Musée du Louvre, Paris
Stele of Naram-Sin
   was made in   
Iran
Limestone, c. 2230 BC; Musée du Louvre, Paris
Stem Cup
   was made in   
China
Earthenware, Longshan Culture, c. 2250 BC; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minn., USA
St Gregory With the Scribes
   was made in   
Germany
Ivory, Carolingian Renaissance, c. 865; Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Stirrup-spouted Bottle
   was made in   
Peru
Painted terracotta, c. 50; Musée Barbier-Mueller, Geneva
Study of Wonderful Birds and Other Living Creatures
   was made in   
China
Huang Kuan; ink and color on silk, c. 940; Palace Museum, Beijing
Sumerian Votive Statuettes
   was made in   
Iraq
Gypsum, inlaid shell, black limestone and bitumen paint, c. 2600 BC; Iraq Museum, Baghdad
Susa Pot
   was made in   
Iran
Painted ceramic, c. 2800 BC; Louvre
Susa Vase
   was made in   
Iran
Painted ceramic, c. 4000 BC; Musée du Louvre, Paris
Tangelgärda Picture Stone
   was made in   
Sweden
Painted limestone, Viking Culture, c. 750; Museum of National Antiquities, Stockholm
Teotihouakien Votive Mask
   was made in   
Mexico
Greenstone, shell, obsidian and coral, c. 300; Museo del Templo Mayor, Mexico City
Tetrarchs
   was made in   
Turkey
Porphyry, Diocletion Perion, c. 300; Piazza San Marco, Venice
Thinker of Cernavoda
   was made in   
Romania
Terracotta, c. 5000 BC; National Museum of Romanian History, Bucharest
Tillotama Pediment
   was made in   
Cambodia
Pink sandstone, c. 967; Musée Guimet, Paris
Tiwanaku Sculpture
   was made in   
Bolivia
Andesite, c. 500; in situ, Tiwanaku
Towie Carved Stone Ball
   was made in   
The U.K.
Stone, c. 2400 BC; Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Trajan's Column
   was made in   
Italy
Marble, c. 110; in situ, Forum of Trajan, Rome
Triumph of Dionysos
   was made in   
Iran
Gilded silver, c. 250; British Museum, London
Trundholm Sun Car
   was made in   
Denmark
Copper alloy and gold, c. 1200 BC; National Museum, Copenhagen
Tuc D'Audoubert Bison
   was made in   
France
Unfired clay, c. 13,500 BC; in situ, Tuc Audoubert Cave, Ariège
Vajra-Weilding Diety
   was made in   
Japan
Painted terracotta with gold, c. 730; Hokke-do (Sangatsu-do) Hall, Todai-ji Temple, Nara
Valdivian Figurine
   was made in   
Ecuador
Earthware, c. 2000 BC; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Vapheio Cups
   was made in   
Greece
Gold, c. 1475 BC; National Archaeological Museum, Athens
Venus of Laussel
   was made in   
France
Limestone, c. 23,000 BC; Musée d'Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Venus of Lespugue
   was made in   
France
Mammoth ivory, c. 23,000 BC; Musée de l'Homme, Paris
Venus of Willendorf
   was made in   
Austria
Painted limestone, c. 25,000 BC; Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna
Victory of Samothrace
   was made in   
Greece
Marble, c. 200 BC; Musée du Louvre, Paris
Vishnu Asleep on the Serpent Shesha
   was made in   
India
Sandstone, c. 500; in situ, Vishnu Temple, Deogarh, Madhya Pradesh
Warka Vase
   was made in   
Iraq
Alabaster, c. 3200 BC; Iraq Museum, Baghdad
Warrior Columns
   was made in   
Mexico
Basalt, Toltec Culture, c. 1000; Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City
Were-Jaguar Celt
   was made in   
Mexico
Jadeite, c. 750 BC; Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City
Winged Bulls
   was made in   
Iraq
Alabaster. c.; 710 BC; Musée du Louvre, Paris
Winged Horses
   was made in   
Italy
Painted terracotta, c. 300 BC; Museo Nazionale Archeologico, Tarquinia
Womb World Mandala
   was made in   
Japan
Colour and gold on silk, c. 880; Kyoogokoku-ji (To-ji) Temple, Kyoto
Yakshi
   was made in   
India
Sandstone, c. 100 BC; Patna Museum, Bihar
Yaxchilán Lintel 24
   was made in   
Mexico
Limestone, Maya Civilization, c. 702; British Museum, London
Zamora Pysis
   was made in   
Spain
Ivory and silver gilt, c. 965; Museo Arqueólogico Nacional, Madrid
Zeus Abducting Ganymede
   was made in   
Greece
Painted terracotta, c. 470 BC; Archaeological Museum, Olympia


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