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  • Faun Barberini – Sexy Animal from Ancient Greece

    By September 25, 2017

    Drunk and asleep men are rarely, if ever, beautiful and sexually appealing, but this is not the case with this sexy animal from ancient Greece. This monumental statue is not only intriguing for its aesthetics, but also for...

  • Ancient Bikini Girls

    By July 16, 2017

    If you ever wondered when the history of bikini began, it started exactly at the same place in history as philosophy, mathematics and art: with the ancient! The Roman mosaics found in Sicily prove that women had been...

  • Erotic Art in Pompeii and Herculaneum (NSFW!)

    By May 9, 2017

    Erotic art in Pompeii and Herculaneum is a phenomenon often omitted by textbooks about ancient history. Those famous Roman cities destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, were discovered with preserved buildings and artifacts in the 18th century....

  • Blue Faience Hippopotamuses Of The World, UNITE!

    By March 24, 2017

    Blue faience hippopotamus was a popular statuette in Ancient Egyptian art. Some times ago in our app DailyArt we have presented such a blue faience hippopotamus from Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hippos were frequently the subject of ancient...

  • The Lifelike Death Fayum Portraits of Roman Egypt

    By February 28, 2017

    After the defeat of Mark Antony and Cleopatra by Octavian in 30 BCE, Egypt became a province of the Roman Empire. Romans trickled into their new African territory and assimilated well within the existing culture. That is to...

  • Six Ancient Greek Sculptures Everyone Should Know

    By October 25, 2016

    Greek art and sculpture has had a profound effect for art throughout the ages. Many of the styles have been reproduced and copied by some of what the modern day audiences would class as some of the finest...

  • A Woman With A Knife – The Story of Lucretia

    By October 16, 2016

    If you see a woman with a knife on a painting – think Lucretia. Lucretia was an ancient Roman woman whose fate played a vital role in the transition from the Roman Kingdom to the Roman Republic. Her suicide...

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