The Gemma Constantiniana is one of the greatest cameos from classical antiquity. It was made in honour of Constantine’s victory over his rival Maxentius in 312 AD . Found in the shipwreck of the Dutch ship "Batavia"
theancientwayoflife: “ ~Incense Burner in the Form of a Female Head. Culture: Greek (Sculptor) Period: century BC (Hellenistic) Medium: terracotta with paint Place: Canosa, Italy ”
Traditional #Greekfood is considered to be some of the best food in the world, and one of the reasons why people travel to #Greece. Fusing elements from Eastern and Western cultures, #Greekcuisine is very unique. Read about some favourite #Greekdishes you must try in Greece, as recommended by expert travel bloggers. #foodietravel
Statue of Zeus [Sanctuary of Zeus Ypsistos, Cella]. 2nd c AD. Marble. The God was represented seated on a throne, holding the thunderbolt in his right hand #Macedonia Greece - #Archaeological #museum of Dion