Oracle in Delphi, Greece.

Oracle in Delphi, Greece. The Sphinx would devour anyone who could not answer her riddle in the story of (Oedipus Rex)

Statere - argento - Isola di Egina, Grecia (375-320 a.C.) - AI, tartaruga terrestre - Münzkabinett Berlin

Island of Egina, Greece Silver Stater c. 325 BC and later. A I Tortoise…

old Greek coin - the owl of the Goddess Athena, a coin of ancient Athens

old Greek coin - the owl of the Goddess Athena, a coin of ancient Athens.

Tetradracma - argento - Clazomene, Ionia (ca.375-360 a.C.) - un cigno ad ali spiegate vs.sn. ΜΑΝΔΡ-[Ο]ΝΑ[Ξ] - ΚΛ-ΑΖ-Ο. - Münzkabinett Berlin

Tetradracma - argento - Clazomene, Ionia a.) - un cigno ad ali…

Eretria was an Ionian city-state of ancient Greece.  The Eretrians were located right across a narrow body of water from Athens and they were generally staunch allies of Athens.  They were also eag…

Ancient Octopus Coin

Didracma- argento - Eretria (Eubea) a.) before the Persian invasion and the battle of Marathon - E polipo/octopus - Numismatic Museum of Athens

Tetradracma - argento - Efeso (370-360 a.C.) - verso: protome di cervo inginocchiato e palma da datteri - Münzkabinett der Staatlichen Museen Berlin

Tetradracma - argento - Efeso a.) - verso: protome di cervo inginocchiato e palma da datteri - Münzkabinett der Staatlichen Museen Berlin

Temple of Apollo  Temple built on the remains of an earlier temple around 330 B.C. by Spintharos, Xendoros, and Agathon  Source: http://vincentloy.wordpress.com/2011/01/20/seven-wonders-of-ancient-greece/#

Seven Wonders of Ancient Greece

Temple of Apollo Temple built on the remains of an earlier temple around 330 B.

Ancient Greek tetradrachm coin, figure Ganymede - found Akragas, circa 450-400 BC, grasshopper is depicted on the right

Gorgeous ancient Greek tetradrachm coin from Akragas, 410 BC. A grasshopper is depicted on the right. The ancient Greeks were beyond gifted in minting designing coins.

Statere - argento - Ambrakia, Epiro (350-300 a.C.) - recto: testa di Atena con elmo corinzio, riccioli di capelli sulle guance e sul collo; piccolo Zeus nudo con fulmine nella destra - Münzkabinett der Staatlichen Museen Berlin

Statere - argento - Ambrakia, Epiro (350-300 a.C.) - recto: testa di Atena con elmo corinzio, riccioli di capelli sulle guance e sul collo; piccolo Zeus nudo con fulmine nella destra - Münzkabinett der Staatlichen Museen Berlin

Scylla | Flickr - Photo Sharing! Crab and Scylla. Greek silver tetradrachm from Agrigento/Akragas, 413-406 BCE. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.:

Crab and Scylla. Greek silver tetradrachm from Agrigento/Akragas, BCE. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Pinterest
Search