Through further research, I have learned that this vase “depicts the heroes Achilles and Ajax playing a board game” (Two-Handled Jar with Achilles and Ajax).
1. Copper-alloy basin with Christian and Islamic motifs, probably northern Iraq, mid-13th century AD. (1247-1249), brass inlaid with silver, H: 22.5 x 50.0 x 50.0 cm. Probably Damascus, Syria. The Freer Gallery of Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
This rhyton was used during the Late Minoan II period during the Prehistoric Aegean Bronze Age for religious rituals and libation purposes, in which the hollow vase was filled with liquid offerings. It is a depiction of a bull’s head, which represents the connection that the Minoans made with their natural surroundings. The maximum dimensions of the vase are 9.5 by 13.9 centimeters. The material the vessel consists of terracotta as
The cylinder is written in Babylonian script stating that Marduk, the city-god of Babylon, had looked for a champion to restore Babylon to it’s old ways, and chose Cyrus, King of Persia, and declared him king of the world. ⁹ Marduk ordered Cyrus to rule over the tribes of Iran justly, and to march on Babylon which was uncontested, and the King of Babylon surrendered and the people of Babylon rejoiced for Cyrus as their king.
This jar have yei’ii design and is at 8 ¾ tall and 8” wide at the handle. This is one of the Faye Tso’s pottery that have won the Second Prize in 1993 during the Museum of Northern Arizona Navajo Artiests Exhibition. This pieces and with other large pieces of pottery like the vase with yei’iis and human figure and the water jar with horned toads. These clay sculpture were made by Myra Tso, Faye’s daughter and it was to honor her grandfather, who sang and prayed for her. The design of horned toads on the pottery are very special because the toads was use in a ritual for praying. All ritual and ceremonies are essential parts of the Navajo way as well as sand painting art that was inspired by those that created ceremony. The dust from gold, diamonds,
The Chavin civilization built this sculpture around 900-200 BCE. The Chavin civilization was known to mix human with feline features in their sculptures. The sculpture has a handle and spout almost like a teapot and has a feline creature on towards the bottom of it. The sculpture is an art piece that the Chavin civilization would have kept in their temples.
Harvester Vase: Hagia Triada The Harvester Vase was found in Hagia Triada on the island of Crete. This vase is from the Late Bronze Age, dating from 1550 to 1500 BC. The vase was originally made in three parts and was fitted together. The face is oval shaped and has
Room 1 - The Magnificent Mayans Culture Artifact 1: Ceramic Bowl Picture/Source: Ceramic Bowl (Britannica 1) Description/Source: This artifact shows a ceramic bowl that was used by the Mayans in everyday life for pottery making and used in everyday art. Artifact 2: Ruins from a Mayan Temple Picture/Source: Ruins from a Mayan Temple (Britannica
Kyle Walker Intro to Anthropology Dr. Jean Marcus November 16, 2012 Cobb Museum Paper The Cobb Institute Museum at Mississippi State University displays items from the Old World and the New World. When I visited the museum I noticed a wide variety of artifacts. The Old world side contained pieces from many
The Benefits of Seal Oil Walking down the aisles of your local drugstore, you are bound to see rows and rows of supplements and vitamins. Many would be curious about them and their touted super health benefits, but few would actually spend the money to try one of these supplements. In some cultures, these supplements are ingested as part of a daily, natural diet, leading researchers to find why these cultures have lower instances of certain diseases. For example, villages in Northern Alaska have an incredibly low instances of heart diseases, despite having predominantly fatty diets. Researchers have found this to be due to a diet rich in fish and seal . Because I am interested in village medicine in Alaska as a career, and my majors are Biochemistry and Environmental and Outdoor Education, I will detail the effects of seal oil. I am going to discuss how the structure of seal oil and unsaturated
This is a clay gourd that taken the shaped like a jug and have cinnamon color appearance and stand at 13 ¾ x 8 inches. This pottery were part of the Tonaltec pieces that have been a high recognition for a long time for the traveler and historians in the
The ring was actually made with silver alloy and colored glass. The article “Islamic Ring Found in 9th-Century Viking Grave” states “The researchers caution that though a ring made with a much less expensive material today might be dismissed as a cheap “fake,” this would not necessarily have been the case in the Viking world.” People in the Middle East and North Africa have been making glass for thousands of years by that time. It is still an exotic material in ancient
Many people believe that the Great Seal is part of the illuminati and their attempt to take over the world.But is that really true, is that what the Great Seal is about? I will cover the meaning of The Great Seal, where did it get its design from, what it is used for, and other facts about the Great Seal.The Great Seal is all about the might of the United States and the peace that comes with it
In accordance with MRIAs Gold Seal Certification requirements, the Compliance Officer Lee Robinson, conducted a compliance audit and evaluation of Millward Brown, Inc. on May 11, 2016. Representing Millward Brown Inc. was represented by, Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Scott Megginson, Vice President Research Operations, Mr. Dave Scott and Chief
This Goblet Inscribed with the names King Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti, is made of travertine, (Egyptian alabaster) height 5 ½ in diameter 4 1/8 in. (MET). When I look at this piece I feel it may commemorate a wedding, anniversary, or King Akhenaten’s deep love and affections for his