Frank Snowden, Jr. July 17,1911  Frank Snowden, Jr. was born. He was a professor emeritus of classics at Howard University, best known for his study of blacks in classical antiquity. He passed away in 2007 at age 95.

Frank M. Snowden Jr., 95, Historian of Blacks in Antiquity, Dies

He was a professor emeritus of classics at Howard University, best known for his study of blacks in classical antiquity. He passed away in 2007 at age

how greek statues really looked

How Ancient Greek Statues Really Looked

Above: Naked Greeks battle Persians on the so-called “Alexander” sarcophagus, Greek, c.

The Aga Khan Museum's "akhdh al-kawakib" (lit. "taking the stars") is an elaborate inclinometer used to locate and predict the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars, determining local time given local latitude, surveying, triangulation, and to cast horoscopes. It was used in classical antiquity, through the Islamic Golden Age, the European Middle Ages and Renaissance for all these purposes. In the Islamic world, it was also used to calculate the Qibla and to find the times for…

Silver-inlaid brass planispheric astrolabe Spain, probably Toledo, century. Engraved copper alloy inlaid with silver.

Tunics were typically made of undyed linen with decorative patterns worked in colored wool threads. The medallions and ornamented bands, called clavi, were decorated with images from nature, the classical world, or Christian themes. Here Dionysos, the Greek god of wine, is depicted in the underwater realm of fishtailed Nereus and his daughters.

Tunic, probably century, Egypt: Undyed linen with tapestry woven wool decorations

Gratefully Vintage- Antique Ladder Decor

Decorating with a Vintage Ladder

Here is a great makeover with yet again a very dated piece! See how Kim from Hunt and Host turned a little beat up…dated organizer into just what she wanted! Every piece has inner potential : ) . Now this post is all about a ladder and how you should n

Classic metro tiles combined with patterned floor tiles creates a timeless look.

j'adore les suspensions et le carrelage metro ! Love the floor tiles! also great sink set up for narrow space A Vintage and Modern Mix in Warsaw — Professional Project

Astarte was worshiped from the Bronze Age through classical antiquity and was connected with fertility, sexuality and war

Archaeology's child's play: Israeli boy finds 3,400-year-old figurine

Astarte was worshiped from the Bronze Age through classical antiquity and was connected with fertility, sexuality and war

Aristotle, head of Roman statue (marble), copy after Hellenistic original, 1st century AD (original 4th c. BC), (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna).

Head of Aristotle. Roman copy of the century after a Greek original ca. I Vienna, Museum of Art History, Collection of Classical Antiquities.

Classic French Meets Contemporary Scandinavian Style in Amsterdam

Classic French Meets Contemporary Scandinavian Style in Amsterdam

Sri likes to mix classic antique French elements with contemporary design. She calls it "Parisian x Scandinavian style.

Antiquité classique PENTAGRAMME Vintage 1952 w / par ClassicAntique

Antiquité classique PENTAGRAMME Vintage 1952 w / par ClassicAntique

Classic French Meets Contemporary Scandinavian Style in Amsterdam

Classic French Meets Contemporary Scandinavian Style in Amsterdam

Sri likes to mix classic antique French elements with contemporary design. She calls it "Parisian x Scandinavian style.

Ancient Greek Music - The Lyre of Classical Antiquity...

This video features clips from 4 of my many albums of my of ancient lyre music, featuring both the actual surviving fragments of the music of Ancient Greece,.

Classic French Meets Contemporary Scandinavian Style in Amsterdam — House Tour

Classic French Meets Contemporary Scandinavian Style in Amsterdam

Sri likes to mix classic antique French elements with contemporary design. She calls it "Parisian x Scandinavian style.

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