❤ - Openwork plaque with ram-headed sphinx Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C. Geography: Syria, probably from Arslan Tash (ancient Hadatu) Culture: Assyrian Medium: Ivory
Christian Zucconi (1978, Italy), TESTA I (2013), Stone, iron and wax / Pietra, ferro e cera, cm 28 x 21 x 40.
The Phoenicians (1500–300 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Roma Sparita - Lucidascarpe
Plaque Fragment from Saddle,late 19th 20th century,Spanish,ivory.
Minoan goddess picking saffron crocus flower
Scene of childbirth in relief on an ivory plaque attached to one end of a papyrus winder (a roller for holding the papyrus while reading). The pregnant woman sits on a birthing chair. Behind her, a standing woman holds her steady as she lifts her left arm backwards to grasp the attendant. The midwife kneels in front of the mother with a sponge in her right hand. Behind her stands a veiled woman who extends her hands toward the mother. Roman. From Pompeii, Region I, Insula 2, first century…
Cosimo I de'Medici
Cosmetic ladle - Ivory - Late Babylonian, 700-600 BC (via pin de Autumn Rodgers)
Head of Herakles, 3rd-2nd Centuries BC Greece, Hellenistic period bronze filled with lead
The Sol Invictus, C.AD350. Vatican Museum, Rome, Italy.
Openwork plaque with a rampant goat eating a plant, openwork plaque with a rampant goat eating a plant. Neo-Assyrian, ca. 8th century B.C., Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu). Courtesy currently located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Photo taken by Peter Roan.