Morgana Le Fay

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One of the Riace Bronzes emerging from the sea, 40 years ago. The Riace bronzes were discovered August 16, 1972. The classical Greek statues were spotted partly buried in the sand by a snorkeler, Stefano Mariottini, about 300 meters off the cost of Riace, near Reggio Calabria, Italy. They came out of the sea four days later, and are housed in the Museo Nazionale della Magna Grecia in Reggio Calabria, Italy.

One of the two Riace Bronzes discovered by an amateur scuba diver is brought out of the Ionian sea. August 1972 40 Historical Photos, 10 of which will Drop your Jaw!

Male bust - the so-called Ptolemy Apion - found in the Villa of the Papyri, Herculaneum .....the National Archaeological Museum of Naples

“ Herma head with corkscrew curls that may be a restoration, traditionally identified as Ptolemy Apion, king of Cyrene, or Berenice ”

Italic civilizations, 7th century b. C. Bronze pendant in the shape of a woman. From the necropolis of Contrada Leonessa (Basilicata region, Italy) Melfi, Museo Archeologico Nazionale Del Melfese (Archaeological Museum)

Bronze pendant in the shape of a woman. From the necropolis of Contrada Leonessa (Basilicata region, Italy) Melfi, Museo Archeologico Nazionale Del Melfese (Archaeological Museum) (or. ancient evidence of Cybermen)

Gallo-Roman Tutela, silver statuette Draped Goddess of the City (see mural crown) holding a twinned cornucopia and a patera; the Dioscouri are on her wings, at the tips of which is an arc holding busts of the gods recognizable by their attributes. A tiny garlanded altar is at her feet. From the Macon hoard. Roman 150-220 CE. London: British Museum.

Draped Goddess of the City holding a twinned cornucopia and a patera; the Dioscouri are on her wings, at the tips of which is an arc holding busts of the gods Roman CE.

Roman Cage Cup, 4th Century AD Roman glass beaker (aka vas diatretum, plural diatreta, or “reticulated cup”) from second half of the 4th century. Found in Cologne, now in the Staatliche Antikensammlung Munich. There are only 50 beakers of this kind left, most are broken. The characters at the top say “Bibe multis annis” short for “Bibe vivas multis annis” (Drink and you will live for many years").

Roman glass cage cup, the Munich Cup, century A. Found in Cologne, the characters at the top "Bibe multis annis" short for "Bibe vivas multis annis" "Drink and you will live for many years".

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Kathleen McCallum on Twitter: "3,2,1....Awwwww cute! https://t.co/AhOFE6lZK0 @GallicaBnF https://t.co/pX6NUlkPhl"