Feed title Feed Description http://ancientweb.org/ Olmec Head

A giant Olmec head of a warrior at La Venta, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Olmec_Head.jpg
Funerary Statues

The iconic funerary statues found in tombs, depicting noble couples in repose

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Etruscan_Funerary_Statues.jpg
Sarmatian

An ancient Sarmatian maiden, Poland

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Sarmatian_Maiden.jpg
Heraclitus

A 19th Century Lithograph depicting a bust of Heraclitus

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Heraclitus.jpg
Gaulish Helmet

A Gaulish Helmet, showing the high degree of Celtic metalwork

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/France_Gaulish_Helmet.jpg
Viking Ship

The Viking long ship, the unique Norse vessel able to navigate long distances

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Longship.jpg
Magyars

The Magyars entering the Pannonian plain from the Chronicon Pictum, 1360, Hungary

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Hungary_Chronicon_Pictum1360.jpg
Eight Immortals

The Eight Immortals as depicted in Art, China

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Eight_Immortals.jpg
Tarabostes

Tarabostes, the last King, and leader of the Dacian uprising

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Romania_Tarabostes.jpg
Gorm

A statue of Gorm the first King to unify the Danes, Denmark

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Gorm_the_Old.jpg
Mari Woman

A Mari woman, form the ancestral Finno-Ugric lands in Asia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Mari_Woman.jpg
Oseberg Cart

Face on Oseberg Cart; Slagen, Vestfold, 820 AD, Norway

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Oseberg_Cart_Head.jpg
Bronze Head

Bronze Head of Anahita, reign of Tigranes; Hellenic 1st Century BCE

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Armenia_Head_of_Anahita.jpg
Vercingetorix

Vercingetorix, the last great rebel leader of the Gauls

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/France_Vercingetorix.jpg
Mapuche Shamans

Mapuche Machi's, or Shaman's performing ritualized music with the Kultrun, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Mapuche_Ceremony.jpg
Maitum Anthropomorphic Burial Jar

Maitum Anthropomorphic Burial Jar, 5 BCE to A.D. 225, Philippines

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Maitum_Burial_Jar.jpg
Acropolis Hill

A model reconstruction of the Acropolis Hill, Greece

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Acropolis.jpg
Forbidden City

The Forbidden City, the home of the Chinese emperors until the last dynasty was overthrown in the 20th century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Forbidden_City.jpg
Germania

A map of Germania, as described by Roman historians

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Map_Germania.jpg
Danish Runes

The Jelling Stone, depicting Runes describing Denmark, and considered the birth certificate of the Danish Kingdom

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Jelling_Rune_Stone.jpg
Angkor Wat

One of the many faced temples in Angkor Wat, depicting the Hindu God Vishnu

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Cambodia_Ankgor_Temple.jpg
Gokstad

The Gokstad ship, Norway

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Gokstad_Ship.jpg
Elgin Marbles

A portion of the Elgin Marbles, now kept in London

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Elgin_Marbles.jpg
Germanic Warriors

Germanic warriors on Trajan's column, Rome

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Barbarians_Trajan_Column.jpg
Warrior Lintels

The standing warrior lintels at Tula, the capitol of the Toltecs, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Toltec_Tula.jpg
Tacitus

A portrait of Tacitus, the Roman author of the first German history

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Tacitus.jpg
Iroquios Captive

Many tribes actively participated in warfare, the noble savage was as much a myth as opposed to the reality of native life, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_iroquois_with_captive.jpg
Visayans Battle

The Spanish battling the Visayans, Philippines

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Visayans_Battle.jpg
Oedipus Krater

The famous Oedipus Krater, illustrating the encounter with the Sphinx, Greece

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Oedipus_Krater.gif
Atahualpa

Atahualpa, the last Inca Emperor, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Atahualpa.jpg
Ona Family

Some of the last images of an Ona family, before they were assimilated into Chile, today their language and customs are extinct, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Ona_Family.jpg
Stonehenge

The largest, inner "Sarsen" lintels at Stonehenge, England

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Stonehenge2.jpg
Ankgor

This image shows how the carvings were not one stone, but multiple stones pieced carefully together by Khmer artisans

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Cambodia_Ankgor_Head.jpg
Hevajra

Bust of Hevajra, Angkor period, late 12th–early 13th century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Cambodia_Bust_of_Hevajra.jpg
Ceramic Vessels

Finno-Ugric Ceramic vessels

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Ancient_Ceramics.jpg
Lord of Sipan

A reconstruction of an individual wearing the artifacts buried with the Lord of Sipan, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Lord_of_Sipan.jpg
Arpad

A painting showing the arrival of Arpad and the Magyars into central Europe

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Hungary_Arpad_Leading_Magyars.jpg
Lech, Czech and Rus

The mythical brothers Lech, Czech and Rus, the allegorical founders of Polish, Czech, and Russian nations

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Lech_Czech_Rus.jpg
Copan

The city of Copan illustrated at it's height, Guatemala

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Guatemala_Copan.jpg
Finnish Warriors

An early woodcut depiction of Finnish warriors

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Warriors.jpg
Maori Chieftain

A photograph from the 19th century of a Maori chieftain, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Moko_Tattoo.jpg
Alabaster Sphinx

An Alabaster Sphinx at the ruins of Memphis, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Alabaster_Sphnix_Memphis.jpg
Viking Raid

The Danes raided villages and monasteries in Ireland developing a reputation for barbarity

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Viking_Raid.jpg
Maiden Castle

Maiden Castle was built in around 600 BC by the neolithic Britains, but was occupied until Roman times

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Maiden_Castle.jpg
Arabian Tribesmen

Arabian Tribesmen Fighting Persians

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Persian_Fighting_Arabs.jpg
Standard Bearer

A Roman standard bearer

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Roman_Standard_Bearer.jpg
Wooden Temple

The Slavs built wooden temples to worship their deities

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Slavs_Pagan_Worship.jpg
Hajj Map

An Map Showing the Hajj, or Pilgrimage to The Holy City of Mecca

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Hajj_Map.gif
Mapuche Warriors

A 19th Century photo of Mapuche warriors, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Mapuche_Photo.jpg
Višap Stelae

Višap stelae dated from the 18th-16th centuries BCE

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Armenia_Vishap_Stone.jpg
Tuthmosis III

Tuthmosis III statue in Luxor Museum, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Tuthmosis_III_statue.jpg
Colosseum

The Roman Colosseum, the scene of violence for entertainment, Italy

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Roman_Colosseum.jpg
Terracotta Warriors

The army of Terracotta warriors as found in situ at the Tomb of the last Qin Emperor, China

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Terracotta_Army.jpg
King Tut’s Throne

The throne found in the tomb was most certainly used by the Pharaoh, King Tut, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_King_Tut_Throne.jpg
Hathor

Hathor, the goddess of love, dance and alcohol was depicted as a cow, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Hathor.jpg
Slavic Warrior

A later Slavic warrior

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Slav_Warrior.jpg
Iroquois Warrior

An Iroquois warrior from the colonial era, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Iroquois_Warrior.jpg
Chile Landscape

The landscape of Araucania is a fertile valley ringed by steep mountains and volcanoes and deep forests of Araucaria trees, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Volcano.jpg
Saami family

A 19th century Saami family, living much as the early Finns did

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Saami_Family_1900.jpg
Maya Ball Players

An illustration showing Mayans playing the sacred ball game, Guatemala

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Guatemala_Maya_Ball_Players.jpg
Elk Head

The Elk Head found in Hirvenpaa

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Elk_Head_Hirvenpaa.jpg
Mocoví Body Tattoos

Mocovi body tattoos and woman tattooing a man, Northern Argentina, South America, from a manuscript circa 1750

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Argentina_Mocovi_Tattoo.jpg
The Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid was listed by Antipater of Sidon as one of the Seven Wonders of the World and is the only one of the ancient Wonders still in existence, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Pyramids_of_Giza.jpg
Tasmania Tribes

The Tribes in Tasmania Prior to their Extinction

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Tasmanian_Tribes_Map.jpg
Torque

The Torque used by the Gallic Celts in particular

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/France_Celtic_Torque.jpg
Terracotta Army

The realism and individualism depicted was unique to each figure, as no two were alike, China

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Terracotta_Army2.jpg
Mycenae

The Citadel of Mycenae

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Mycenae_Citadel.jpg
Idol

The Houten Idol; Wood, 5000 BCE, Willemstad, Netherlands

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Netherlands_Houten_Idol.jpg
Manunggul Jar

An Manunggul Jar, perhaps used for funerary purposes, Philippines

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Manunggul_Jar.jpg
Celtic Pillar

One of the few surviving pillars with Celtic scroll work to survive in Ireland

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_Celtic_Pillar.jpg
Germanic Soldier

A Germanic Soldier in the late Roman army

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Germanic_Soldier.jpg
Great Temple at Abu Simbel

The Great Temple at Abu Simbel, which took about twenty years to build, was completed around year 24 of the reign of Rameses the Great (which corresponds to 1265 BCE), Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_abu_simbel_temple.jpg
Toba Woman with Tattoos

One of the few known photos of Toba woman showing her unique facial tattoos, Argentina

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Argentina_Toba_Tattoo.jpg
Bronze Figure

This bronze figure was recently unearthed in a new phase of excavation ongoing at the Qin Emperor's tomb, China

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Bronze_Charioteer.jpg
Mapuche Map

The lands inhabited by the Mapuche before the conquest, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Mapuche_Land.jpg
Great Wall Tower

One of the guard towers that extends high above the wall at intervals, China

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Great_Wall_Tower.jpg
Anamorphic Vase

An anamorphic vase of the Santarém Culture, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Vase_of_Santarem.jpg
Saxo Grammaticus

Saxo Grammaticus, the first to describe Danish History

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Saxo_Grammaticus.jpg
Swiatowit Idol

The Swiatowit Idol; Limestone, Slavic 9th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Swiatowit_Stela.jpg
Iroquois Mask

Iroquois False Face Society Mask, 18th Century, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_False_Face_Mask.jpg
Inuit Culture Map

Areas inhabited by Inuit Culture, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Inuit_Culture_Map.jpg
Lao-Tzu

Lao-Tzu, the "Old Sage" and historic father of Taoism

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_lao_tzu.jpg
Sutton Hoo Buckle

The jewel encrusted buckle found in the Sutton Hoo excavations, England

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Sutton_Hoo_Buckle.jpg
Warrior with Rhomphaia

A warrior with a rhomphaia from a Roman marble

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Romania_Thracian_Warrior_with_Rhomphaia.jpg
Inuit Igloo

A cutaway view of an Inuit Igloo, Canda

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Inuit_Igloo.jpg
Roman Empire

A map of the Roman Empire showing the provinces at it's height in the 1st Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Map_Roman_Empire.gif
Viking Ships

Vikings raiding from their shallow hulled vessels that were capable of navigating the rivers and waterways of Europe, Denmark

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Viking_Ships.jpg
Homer

A realistic bust of the blind Poet Homer, although his actual existence is still largely based on legend

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Homer.gif
Phalanx

The Greek Phalanx formation

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Phalanx.gif
Chimu Mask

A Chimu gold mask, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Gold_Mask.jpg
Celtic Armor

One of the best preserved examples of late Celtic armor

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_Celtic_Armour.jpg
Kalevala

A scene from the Kalevala, the epic poem of Finland

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Vainamoinen.jpg
Coatlicue Statue

The Coatlicue Statue that was uncovered in the Plaza of Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Coatlicue_Statue.jpg
Totem Poles

A early photograph showing Totem Poles carved perhaps 100 years prior, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Totem_Poles.jpg
Pyramid of Djoser

The Pyramid of Djoser in the Saqqara necropolis, was built for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser by his vizier Imhotep, during the 27th century BC, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Saqqara_Djosers_Pyramid.jpg
False Face Mask

Iroquois False Face Society Mask, 18th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_False_Face_Mask.jpg
Polish Horseman

The Poles inherited their horse riding skills from their Sarmatian fore fathers

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Horseman.jpg
Bolo Sword

The Bolo Sword, the historic weapon of the Philippine warrior

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Bolo_Sword.jpg
Tsimshian Face Mask

Polychrome Wood Face Mask, Tsimshian People, British Columbia, 19th Century, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Tsimshian_Face_Mask.jpg
Aramazd

Colossal Statue of Aramazd in Anatolia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Armenia_Statue_of_Aramazd.jpg
Cagayanes Warrior

A Cagayanes Warrior, from a colonial manuscript, Philippines

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Cagayanes_Warrior.jpg
Dragon Mast

One of the dragon mast heads from the Osberg ship burials, Norway

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Osberg_Head.jpg
Inuit Carving

An early Inuit carving found in Greenland that may represent a westerner or Viking settler in what may be a knight's surcoat, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Inuit_Carving_Westerner.jpg
Inuit Hunter

Inuit hunter from early Thule culture, C

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Inuit_Hunter.jpg
Cosmos

The Greeks were the first to see the Cosmos as a perplex machine that operated according to laws of nature

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Cosmos.jpg
Inca Figure

One of the few surviving Inca gold artworks depicting the figure of a woman, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Gold_Figure.jpg
Eagle Warrior Ceramic Effigy

A life size eagle warrior ceramic effigy, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Aztec_Scultpure.jpg
Viriathus

Viriathus, leader of the last Lusitanian rebellion

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Portugal_Viriato.jpg
Algonquin Warrior

An Algonquin warrior, the archetypal enemy of the Iroquois, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Algonquin.jpg
Odin

A classical sculpture depicting Odin, the head of the Aesir

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Odin.jpg
Aweti with Traditional Painted Hair

The Aweti with the traditional painted hair cut short to distinguish them from other tribes of the Xingu, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Aweti_of_Xingu.jpg
Early British Settlements

An accurate reconstruction of early British settlements, based on recent excavations

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Round_Houses.jpg
Roman Mosaic

A Roman mosaic of Roma, the allegorical city of Rome

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Mosaic_of_Roma.jpg
Inca Emperor Pachecuti

Pachecuti, the greatest of the Inca Emperors is still revered in the highlands of Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Statue_of_the_Inca_Emperor_Pachecuti.jpg
Iroquois Chiefs

An early colonial painting of the 18th century chiefs of the Iroquois Confederacy, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Iroquois_Chiefs_Confederacy.jpg
Ramesses II

The Statue of Ramesses II is a 3,200-year-old figure depicting him standing, that was discovered in 1820 by Giovanni Battista Caviglia at the Great Temple of Ptah of Mit-Rahina near Memphis, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Statue_Ramses.jpg
Ramesses II

The Statue of Ramesses II, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Statue_Ramsses2.jpg
Dacian Warrior

A Dacian warrior of the 1st century holding his distinctive Rhomphaia sword

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Romania_Dacian.jpg
Ancient Dacia

A map of ancient Dacia, Romania

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Romania_Dacia_Map.jpg
Athena Vase

Hebe giving ambrosia to the gods, from the Athena Vase, Greece

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Athena_Vase.jpg
Eagle and Jaguar Warriors

Eagle and jaguar warriors from a colonial era manuscript, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Eagle_Jaguar_Warrior.jpg
Lusitanian Warrior

A Lusitanian Warrior, a 1st century sculpture

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Portugal_Lusation_Warrior.jpg
Mapuche Woman

A Mapuche woman standing by a carved totem depicting the central spirit of their culture, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Mapuche.jpg
Tigranes

Silver Coin of Tigranes, 1st Century BCE

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Armenia_Coin_of_Tigranes.jpg
Kayapo Woman

This Kayapo woman is shown in the traditional body paint of her tribe, the ceremonial coloring that has been maintained throughout the centuries, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Kayapo_Woman.jpg
Laplanders

Laplanders in front of their Hut in a 19th century lithograph

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Laplander_Hut_1840.jpg
Lion’s Gate

The famed Lion's Gate entrance at Mycenae

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Lions_Gate_Mycenae.jpg
Amazonians

An early 19th Century engraving Showing how the Amazonians appeared to the first Explorers, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Amazonians.gif
Attacking Gauls

A Gaulish attack on Romans

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/France_Attacking_Gauls.jpg
Aboriginal Elder

An Aboriginal Elder with the Traditional Pearl Shell Necklace, Australia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Pearlshell_Aborigine.jpg
Kayapo Facial Painting

A Kayapo wearing the distinctive facial painting of his tribe, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Kayapo_of_Xingu_with_Paint.jpg
Odysseus

Odysseus from an ancient illustration

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Odysseus.gif
King’s Head

King's head from Kalocsa; Red Limestone, Árpád 13th century, Hungary

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Hungary_King_from_Kalocsa.jpg
Boleadora

The Boleadora, the common weapon of the Pampas, Argentina

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Argentina_Boleadoras.jpg
Inuit Woman

This Inuit woman from the western coast of Hudson Bay, wears clothing heavily decorated with beads and other trade items, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Inuit_Woman.jpg
Avar Helmet

An Avar helmet, which was adopted by the Huns after they conquered and assimilated with the Avar tribes

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Hungary_Avar_Helmet.jpg
Teuton

A Teutonic Warrior depicted in medieval sources

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Teuton.gif
Cernunnos

The Celtic god Cernunnos

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_Cernunos.jpg
Gunpowder

The Chinese were the first to use gunpowder, yet they did not capitalize on it's use militarily

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Gunpowder.gif
Indian Captive

Many tribes actively participated in warfare, the noble savage was as much a myth as opposed to the reality of native life

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_iroquois_with_captive.jpg
Lacrosse Game

The five nation and great lakes tribes were the first to play the ball game of lacrosse, so called by their French fur trader counterparts because of the netted canes they used to scoop up the hide ball used in the game, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_indians_play_lacrosse.jpg
Mapuche Mask

Mapuche Mask, Araucania Region, Chile, 19th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Mapuche_Mask.jpg
Archer

The Head of the kneeling Archer from the Tomb of the Qin Emperor, 3rd Century BCE

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Head_of_Archer.jpg
Aboriginal Warrior

Aboriginal warrior, North Queensland photograph by Henry King (c 1900) The subject holds a shell tipped spear-thrower of the Cape Grenville type, and a boomerang, with the band representing his clan, Australia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Aboriginal_Warrior_Boomerang.jpg
Tikal

The main plaza of Tikal showing the large number of pyramids as they looked in the late post classic era, Guatemala

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Guatemala_Tikal.jpg
Witham Shield

The Witham shield, although from Britain, is the best preserved example of an ornate La Tene era Celtic weapon

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_Witham_shield.gif
Temple of Garni

The Temple of Garni, built by the Romans during their occupation of Armenia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Armenia_temple_of_Garni.jpg
Egyptian Kingdoms

A map of the Nile valley showing the early Kingdoms of Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Map_Kingdoms.jpg
Scottish Highlander & Iroquois

A Scottish Highlander fighting alongside an Iroquois, perhaps one of the last time in history that such diverse encounters took place, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_French_Indian_War.jpg
Sutton Hoo Shoulder Clasp

The Sutton Hoo shoulder clasp, worn by a high ranking Anglo-Saxon noble

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Sutton_Hoo_Shoulder_Clasp.jpg
Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the River Nile in the city today known as Luxor (ancient Thebes), founded in 1400 BC

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_obelisk_luxor_thebes.jpg
Maori Post

A Maori post carving, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Maori_Post.jpg
Rapa Nui Figure

A male figure from Rapa Nui, or easter Island, the farthest extant of the Polynesian sphere, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Malefigure_RapaNui.jpg
Abraham

The Prophet Abraham, the founder of all three monotheistic religions in Ancient Arabia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Prophet_Abraham.jpg
Stonehenge

A view of Stonehenge from the Horizon of the Salisbury Plan, England

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Stonehenge.jpg
Five Nations Map

The Five Nations Confederacy was centered in what is modern New York State in the finger lakes region, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Iroquois_5_Nation_Map_c1650.png
Bone Goggles

The bone goggles used by Inuit to protect their eyes from blinding snow glare, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Inuit_Goggles.gif
Haida Hat

A woven Hat used by men of the Haida in British Columbia, 19th Century, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Haida_Hat.jpg
Aboriginal Chief

Aboriginal chief with club and shield, Photographer: Captain Sweet - South Australia 1870's The designs on the shield suggest this photograph was taken in the Murray River area near the New South Wales border

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Aboriginal_Chief.jpg
Great Wall

The Great Wall of China, perhaps the most monumental achievement of the Ancient world

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Great_Wall.jpg
Aboriginal Dancers

Aboriginal Dancers in an early photo of a Ceremony, Australia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Ceremony.jpg
Tribes of Poland

Map showing the ancestral tribes of Poland

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Tribes_Map.jpg
Armenian Warrior

Depiction of Armenian warrior in Chariot, from Persepolis

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Armenia_Warrior_from_Persepolis.jpg
Viking Raid

An English sculpture depicting an early viking raid found in an abbey

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Viking_Raid_Sculpture.jpg
Osberg Ships

A full view of the very well preserved Osberg ships, Norway

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Osberg_Ship.jpg
Druids

The druids have been popularized as the sages of lore, but in reality were the priestly caste of the Celtic tribes

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland__druid.jpg
Ear Plug

The ear plug from Sipan, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Sipan_Gold_Plug.jpg
Iroquois Indians

A group of Iroquois of the 5 nations, with a False Face Mask Dancer in the foreground

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Iroquois_of_confederacy.jpg
Maori Warrior

A Maori warrior as depicted in a 19th Century lithograph, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Maori.jpg
Lunela

The lunela, a unique type of torque used by the celtiberian Lusitanians

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Portugal_Lunula_Torque.jpg
Kultrun Drum

The Kultrun drum with Mapuche symbols depicted, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Kultrun_Drum.png
Queen Boudicca

Queen Boudicca (Boadicea) of the Iceni, eEgland

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Boudicca.jpg
Jade Emperor

The Supreme Ruler of Heaven, the Jade Emperor, China

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Jade_Emperor.jpg
Danish Vessel

The Skuldelev ship, the best preserved Danish vessel, 1090 AD

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Skuldelev_Ship.jpg
Two Kayapo Indians

Two Kayapo Indians, showing the beautiful feathers won by them in ceremonial settings, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Kayapo_of_Xingu.jpg
Khmer Empire

Map Showing the Khmer Empire at its height in the 13th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Cambodia_Khmer_Empire.jpg
Head of Warrior

Head of Warrior, Lusitanian, found Galicia, 1st Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Portugal_Head_of_Lusatian_Warrior.jpg
Aboriginal Warrior

Aboriginal warrior, Northeastern Queensland, Australia, 1910 The subject poses with a large fighting club and a shield of the Queensland rainforest type, decorated with a characteristically vibrant totemic design. Around his neck he wears a so-called King breast plate. Annotation on reverse reads: His Majesty King Yei-i-nie of Cairns, NQ

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Aboriginal_Warrior.jpg
Maori Carving

Maori art is also covered with the symbolic patterns used in Polynesian tattoo, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Maori_Art.jpg
Hadrian’s Wall

The remnants of a once mighty frontier wall, Hadrian's Wall, England

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Hadrians_Wall.jpg
Anglo-Saxon Helmet

Helmet from the ship-burial at Sutton Hoo, Anglo-Saxon, early 7th century AD

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Sutton_Hoo_Helmet.jpg
Angkor Wat

A View of Angkor Wat, perhaps the most famous of South East Asian Ruins

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Cambodia_Ankgor_Wat.jpg
Roman Mirror

A Roman Bronze mirror, recovered in Britain, 1st to 2nd Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Bronze_Mirror.jpg
Miguel Lopez de Legaspi

Miguel Lopez de Legaspi, the Conquistador of Manila, Philippines

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Miguel_Lopez_de_Legaspi.jpg
La Tène

Celto-Germanic Early Deity, La Tène, Holzgerlingen 5th to 4th Century BCE

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Horned_God.jpg
Egyptian Soldiers

Egyptian soldiers carved in wood from the Old Kingdom, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Army.jpg
Algonquin Indian

Algonquin Indian from the forest of the eastern woodlands

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Algonquin.jpg
Finnish Sled

An ancient Finnish Reki, or Sled

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Ancient_Sled_Reki.gif
Suya with Pierced Lips

The Suya are another tribe in the Xingu river who are known for piercing their lips with large discs, a fact first recorded by the Portuguese and Spanish Explorers, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Suya_of_Xingu.jpg
Maori Warrior

A Maori warrior performing the Haka, or war dance unique to his culture, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Haka.jpg
Maori Noblewoman

A painting of Hinepare, a Maori noblewoman, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Hinepare_1890.jpg
Inca Battle

An early engraving of the Inca and battling the Conquistadors, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Pizarro_Inca_Battle.jpg
Viking Warrior

The Viking warrior shown wearing a helmet without the distinctive horns as is mythologized in the the human imagination

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Viking_Warrior.jpg
Face Armour

A piece of Face Armour used by later Arabian Furusiyya Cavalry

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Furusiyya_Mask.jpg
Gallic Bronze Head

A Gallic bronze head representing an unknown deity, France

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/France_Gallic_Bronze_Head.jpg
Inca Temple

An Inca ceremony and temple, in a rather misinterpreted view, from an early European engraving, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Inca_Ceremony.jpg
Viking Raid

The Norse raiding Ireland's monasteries

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Viking_Raid_Ireland.jpg
Tomb of Tutankhamen

Tomb of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_King_Tut_Tomb.jpg
Swiatowit

Swiatowit as represented by the artist Alphonse Mucha

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Mythology.jpg
Viking Chess Piece

Viking Chess Piece, Danish or Norwegian 12th Century, Found on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Lewis_Chessman.jpg
Ankgor Temple

The temples were obscured by dense jungles until rediscovered by Europeans in the 19th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Cambodia_Ankgor_Temple_Faces.jpg
Siegfried

Siegfried, the Teuton hero of German lore

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Siegfried.jpg
Augustus

Bust of Augustus, Roman Bronze, 1st Century AD, Italy

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Bust_of_Augustus.jpg
Wickerman

The famous wickerman of legend, may have been based on an actual type of ritual sacrifice

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_Wickerman.jpg
Sheela na Gig

The Sheela na Gig are figurative carvings of naked women displaying an exaggerated genitals and are symbolic of lust as hideous and sinfully corrupting

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_sheela_na_gig.jpg
Greece

An antique map showing the principle City States of Greece

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Map_City_States.jpg
Germanic Migration Routes

A map showing the various migration routes taken by Germanic tribes from the 5th and 11th centuries

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Germanic_Migration_to_Britain.jpg
Viking Raids

Viking raids were very often on the waterways and coasts of France, 9th century manuscript

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Viking_Raid_France.jpg
Haida Mask

A dancers mask representing an eagle, carved by Haida, 19th Century, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Haida_Mask.jpg
King Tut

The Pharaoh's solid gold funerary mask, King Tut, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_King_Tut.jpg
Norse Village

A reconstruction of an early Norse village

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Viking_Village.jpg
Anthopomorphic Head

Anthopomorphic Head, 6500-3500 BCE, Romania

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Romania_Ancient_Head.jpg
Barbarian Kingdoms

A map of the Kingdoms established after the fall of Rome

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Barbarian_Kingdoms.jpg
Jade Mask

Jade Mask found in Tomb of Tikal, Classic Maya 3rd Century, Guatemala

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Guatemala_Jade_Mask.jpg
Dacian Helmet

An ancient Dacian helmet

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Romania_Dacian_Helmet.jpg
False Face Mask Dancer

A group of Iroquois of the 5 nations, with a False Face Mask Dancer in the foreground, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Iroquois_of_confederacy.jpg
Bremetenacum

Reconstruction of the Roman fortified village of Bremetenacum, England

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Bremetenacum.jpg
Viking Helmet

The Ringerike Viking Helmet, circa 10th century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Ringerike_Helmet_950AD.jpg
Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley, 50 miles from Cuzco, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Machu_Pichu.jpg
Julius Caesar

The bet known depiction of Julius Caesar was just recently found

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Bust_Ceasar.jpg
Lapu Lapu

Lapu Lapu, the leader of the Philippine uprising

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Lapu_Lapu.jpg
Nefertiti

Bust of Nefertiti from Amarna, Workshop of Thutmose, 14th Century BCE, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Bust_of_Nefertiti.jpg
White Horse

The White Horse as seen from the air, England

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Uffington_White_Horse.jpg
Dying Gaul

A Roman marble that shows the naked warrior with distinctive hair and mustache

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/France_Dying_Gaul.jpg
Stone Mask

Northern Argentina, 14th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Argentina_Stone_Mask.jpg
Ancient Britain

Map of Ancient Britain, showing the Celtic tribes, and Roman roads

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Map_Britannia.jpg
The Colossi of Memnon

The Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For the past 3400 years (since c 1350 BC) they have stood in the Theban necropolis, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Luxor_Memnon_Colossus.jpg
Inuvialuit Dance

Western Inuit (Inuvialuit) dance outside of the Hudson's Bay Company post at Fort MacPherson, ca. 1870, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Inuvialuit_Dance.jpg
Victory

Statue of Victory (Amman) holding celestial disk with head of Tyche (Fortune)

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Statue_of_Victory.jpg
Osberg Cart

The Osberg Cart, one of the few surviving examples of it's kind, Norway

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Osberg_Cart.jpg
Great Staircase

Armenian vassal bringing tribute to Persian King from great staircase at Persepolis

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Armenia_Vassal_from_Persepolis.jpg
Zeus

A modern reconstruction of what the Statue of the Olympian Zeus may have looked like

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Zeus.jpg
Great Stair Relief

An Ancient Arab from the Great Stair Relief in Persepolis, Persia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Arabian_from_Persepolis.jpg
Polish Warrior

Polish warrior being attacked by tribal peoples

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Polish_Warriors.jpg
Aztec God of Death

The Aztec god of death, a rather frightful image to the Spanish, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Aztec_Death_God.jpg
Pampas Indians

A view of Pampas Indians in the colonial era, Argentina, Aquatint circa 18th century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Argentina_Pampa_Indians.jpg
Dancers

Etruscan dancers from a tomb in Etruria

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Etruscan_Dancers.jpg
Mask of Xiuhtecuhtli

Turquoise Mask of Xiuhtecuhtli the god of fire; Aztec, 14th Century, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Aztec_Turquoise_Mask.jpg
Inca Mummy

The Inca mummified and worshiped their ancestors, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Mummy.jpg
Sea Goddess

A carving of Sedna, the Sea Goddess, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Sedna.jpg
Loki & Hodur

Loki directing the blind Hodur's arrow in a 19th century sculpture

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Balder.jpg
Arch

The Arch of Titus

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Arch_of_Titus.jpg
Attila

Attila, the scourge of God

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Hungary_Attila.jpg
Anthropomorphic Funeral Urn

Anthropomorphic Funeral Urn; Santarém, Terracotta Lower Amazonia, Brazil, 11th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Funeral_Urn.jpg
Pharaoh Ahmose

The Pharaoh Ahmose battling the Hyksos from a tomb painting, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Hyksos_Ahmose.jpg
Aboriginal Migrations

Map showing Aboriginal migrations into Australia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Map_of_Migrations.jpg
Hunnic Basket

This early metalwork basket shows the high degree of craftsmanship in Hunnic metallurgy, Hungary

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Hungary_Hun_Metalwork_Bucket.jpg
Mieszko

The first king of Poland, the legendary Mieszko the first

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_King_Mieszko.jpg
Athena

Head of Athena, Hellenistic late 3rd–2nd century BCE, Greece

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Head_of_Athena.jpg
Swiatovit Deity

The pre-christian Swiatovit deity, a four sided statue depicting a Slavic supreme deity

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Statues_Swiatovit.jpg
Lenni-Lenape

The Lenni-Lenape were one of the Largest Delaware speaking tribes and fought as scouts in the French and Indian wars, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Lenapi.jpg
Ariminius

Ariminius, the leader of the German rebellion

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Ariminius.jpg
Hussar Armor

The winged Hussar armor of Polish medieval times may have been influenced by historic tribal symbols

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Hussar_Armor.jpg
Petra

The Lost City of Petra, in Modern Day Jordan eas the seat of the Ancient Arabian Kingdom of Nabataea

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Lost_City_Petra.jpg
Carved Wooden Figure

Finno-Ugric Carved Wooden Figure, 12th to 13th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Carved_Head.jpg
Mapuche Pendant

The Mapuche were accomplished silversmiths as can be seen with this pendant, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Mapuche_Silver_Necklace.jpg
The Bent Pyramid

The Bent Pyramid, located at the royal necropolis of Dahshur, of Old Kingdom Pharaoh Sneferu, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Bent_Pyramid.jpg
Macaw

The head of a Macaw, from a structure at Copan, Guatemala

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Guatemala_Copan_Macaw.jpg
Classic Maya Urn

A Classic Maya urn with skeletal representations of the lords of death, Guatemala

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Guatemala_Maya_Urn.jpg
Tiw

Tiw, the god of War

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Tiw.jpg
Aztec Jaguar Warrior Armor

An accurate reconstruction of ancient Aztec jaguar warrior armor, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Jaguar_Warrior_Armor.jpg
Temple of the Sun

The Temple of the Sun at Teotihuacan, the largest pyramid in the world, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Teotihuacan.jpg
Pampas Indians Hunting

Pampas Indians hunting after the arrival of horses in the colonial era, Argentina

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Argentina_Pampas_Indians_Hunting.jpg
The Sarmatians

The Sarmatians were the original inhabitants of the Polish plains

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Sarmatian.jpg
Huns

The Huns were expert Bowmen and could even shoot accurately from a galloping horse, Hungary

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Hungary_Hun_Attack.jpg
Death of Balder

The death of Balder form a 10th century manuscript, soon the raiding ended and the Danes took to writing and documenting their past

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Balder.jpg
Nabataean Priest

Bearded head of Nabataean priest, Petra, circa first century A.D.

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Nabataean_Priest.jpg
Anubis

A wall painting at Luxor depicting the God Anubis and the body of the Pharaoh, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Painting_Luxor.jpg
She Wolf

The She wolf of the Tiber nursing the infants Romulus and Remus. The famous ancient bronze was heralded when discovered in the renaissance era, although the cherubs are most probably a later addition to replace lost originals

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_She_Wolf_of_Rome.jpg
Celtic Head

Head of a Man Wearing Helmet; Celtic, 2nd to 3rd Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_Celtic_Head_Wearing_Helmet.jpg
Temple of the Sun

The Coricancha, or Temple of the Sun, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Temple_of_the_Sun.jpg
Roman Army

The Roman Army had drummers and bugle corps

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Roman_Drummer.jpg
Carved Face

Carved face in wood with haliotis shell, Maori peoples, Aotearoa, 19th–20th century, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Maori_Mask.jpg
Kilclooney Dolmen

The Kilclooney dolmen, or tomb made from stone lintels, Ireland

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_Kilclooney_Dolmen.jpg
Ibarama

Figure of Ibarama, First Ancestral Being, carved and incised milkwood; North-eastern Arnhemland, Northern Territory, Australia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Figure_of_Ibarama.jpg
Battle of Maule

Huamán Poma de Ayala's depiction of the Battle of Maule, between Mapuches and Incas, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Inca_and_Mapuche.jpg
Sun-Tzu

Sun-Tzu, the realist writer of the the influential "Art of War"

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Sun_Tzu.jpg
Mayan Temple

A reconstruction of the main temple at Copan clearly demonstrating how all Mayan temples were brightly colored originally, Guatemala

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Guatemala_Copan_Model.jpg
Moche Portrait Vase

Moche Portrait Vase of Warrior, 5th - 6th Century, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Moche_Portrait_Vase.jpg
Head of Woman, Iraq Nimrud

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http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Iraq_Nimrud_Head_of_Woman.jpg
Ancient Henge

The ancient henge at Ballycrovane, Ireland

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_Ballycrovane_Henge.jpg
Chichen Itza

The Castillo at Chichen Itza, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Chichen_Itza_Castillo.jpg
Inca Ceremony

A modern recreation of an Incan ceremony called Inti Raimi, or festival of the sun, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Inca_Nobles.jpg
Chimera

An Etruscan bronze Chimera, a mythical beast, shows the high degree of Etruscan casting the Romans later adopted

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Etruscan_Bronze.jpg
Didgeridoo Player

Music plays a vital role in the life of the male throughout the Dreamtime, with this individual playing the Didgeridoo, which was traditionally only played by males, Australia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Didgeradoo.jpg
Danish Village

A village in Ancient Denmark as it may have looked during the Viking era

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Viking_Village.jpg
Sphinx

The Sphinx overlooking the Giza plateau, and is the largest monolith statue in the world, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Sphinx.jpg
Parthenon

The Parthenon, the Temple dedicated to Athena as it looks today, Greece

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Parthenon.jpg
Arpad

The Statue of Arpad, in Heroes Square in Budapest depicting the founder of the Magyar nation

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Hungary_Arpad.jpg
Burial Mask

The solid gold burial Mask found at Mycenae, attributed to Agamemnon

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Agamemnon_Mask.jpg
Roman helmet

A Roman helmet

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Roman_Helmet.jpg
Aztec Warrior Sacrifice

An Aztec warrior sacrifice from a colonial manuscript, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Aztec_Human_Sacrifice.jpg
Tikal

The main pyramid at Tikal as it looks today, Guatemala

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Guatemala_Tikal_Pyramid.jpg
Marajó Island

A map showing the location of Marajó Island, and the Civilization that has been recently discovered there, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Marajo_Map.jpg
Dresden Codex

A detail of the Dresden Codex, one of only 6 Mayan codices , or painted books, to survive the Conquest, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Dresden_Codex.jpg
Borger Dolmen

The Borger Dolmen, similar to those found in iron age Britain

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Netherlands_Dolmen_Borger.jpg
Fighting Dacians

Dacians fighting during the Roman conquest

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Romania_Dacians_Fighting_Romans.jpg
Maori Weapon

The beautiful green Patu, was the most prized weapon of the Maori warrior, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Patu.jpg
Denmark Map

An ancient map depicting the early formation of Denmark, 16th century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Ancient_Map.jpg
Ona Warriors

An old photo of Ona Indians and their beech bark tee pee, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Ona_Warriors.jpg
Gaul Map

The Ancient Lands of the Gauls

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/France_Map_of_Gaul.gif
Jade Pendant

A Mayan Jade pendant, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Mayan_Jade.jpg
Amun Ra

Amun Ra, The Creator, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Amun_Ra.jpg
Mayan Vase

A Mayan vase, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Maya_Vase.jpg
Lautaro

Lautaro was the leader of the Mapuche uprising, and learned to defeat the tactics of the Spanish; 17th century manuscript, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Lautaro.jpg
Bog Wheel

A bog wheel found in Netherlands

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Netherlands_Bog_Wheel.jpg
Maori House

The Maori meeting house adorned with the intricate Maori carvings, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_House.jpg
Qin Archer

A Qin Archer from the tomb of the first emperor, China

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Qin_Archer.gif
Roman Legion

A modern reenactment of a Roman legion, showing an accurate depiction of the formations and style of dress

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Roman_Legion.jpg
Philip of Macedon

A statue of Philip found in the royal tombs of Macedon

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Philip_of_Macedon.jpg
Iroquois Chief

An Iroquois chief from the late 18th century showing physical characteristics of his mixture of European and native ancestry, which was more common in early colonial America then initially known, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Iroquois_Chief.gif
Pizarro

Pizarro, the conqueror of Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Pizarro.gif
Maitum Pottery

Maitum pottery form the national collection of the Philippines

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Maitum.jpg
Maori tattoos

A Maori man with facial tattoos, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Maori_Tattoos.jpg
Ammaalay

Statue of Ammaalay, Saba 1st century BCE; Yemen

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Statue_of_Ammaalay.jpg
Gaulish Chieftain

A Gaulish Chieftain taunts his enemies

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/France_Gauls.jpg
Stonehenge

The original architecture of the Lintels in ancient times, England

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Stonehenge_Plan.jpg
Angkor Thom

Angkor Thom is a smaller sister complex to Angkor Wat and as only been partly excavated

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Cambodia_Ankgor_Thom.jpg
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A giant Olmec head of a warrior at La Venta, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Olmec_Head.jpg
Funerary Statues

The iconic funerary statues found in tombs, depicting noble couples in repose

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Etruscan_Funerary_Statues.jpg
Sarmatian

An ancient Sarmatian maiden, Poland

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Sarmatian_Maiden.jpg
Heraclitus

A 19th Century Lithograph depicting a bust of Heraclitus

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Heraclitus.jpg
Gaulish Helmet

A Gaulish Helmet, showing the high degree of Celtic metalwork

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/France_Gaulish_Helmet.jpg
Viking Ship

The Viking long ship, the unique Norse vessel able to navigate long distances

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Longship.jpg
Magyars

The Magyars entering the Pannonian plain from the Chronicon Pictum, 1360, Hungary

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Hungary_Chronicon_Pictum1360.jpg
Eight Immortals

The Eight Immortals as depicted in Art, China

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Eight_Immortals.jpg
Tarabostes

Tarabostes, the last King, and leader of the Dacian uprising

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Romania_Tarabostes.jpg
Gorm

A statue of Gorm the first King to unify the Danes, Denmark

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Gorm_the_Old.jpg
Mari Woman

A Mari woman, form the ancestral Finno-Ugric lands in Asia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Mari_Woman.jpg
Oseberg Cart

Face on Oseberg Cart; Slagen, Vestfold, 820 AD, Norway

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Oseberg_Cart_Head.jpg
Bronze Head

Bronze Head of Anahita, reign of Tigranes; Hellenic 1st Century BCE

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Armenia_Head_of_Anahita.jpg
Vercingetorix

Vercingetorix, the last great rebel leader of the Gauls

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/France_Vercingetorix.jpg
Mapuche Shamans

Mapuche Machi's, or Shaman's performing ritualized music with the Kultrun, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Mapuche_Ceremony.jpg
Maitum Anthropomorphic Burial Jar

Maitum Anthropomorphic Burial Jar, 5 BCE to A.D. 225, Philippines

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Maitum_Burial_Jar.jpg
Acropolis Hill

A model reconstruction of the Acropolis Hill, Greece

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Acropolis.jpg
Forbidden City

The Forbidden City, the home of the Chinese emperors until the last dynasty was overthrown in the 20th century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Forbidden_City.jpg
Germania

A map of Germania, as described by Roman historians

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Map_Germania.jpg
Danish Runes

The Jelling Stone, depicting Runes describing Denmark, and considered the birth certificate of the Danish Kingdom

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Jelling_Rune_Stone.jpg
Angkor Wat

One of the many faced temples in Angkor Wat, depicting the Hindu God Vishnu

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Cambodia_Ankgor_Temple.jpg
Gokstad

The Gokstad ship, Norway

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Gokstad_Ship.jpg
Elgin Marbles

A portion of the Elgin Marbles, now kept in London

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Elgin_Marbles.jpg
Germanic Warriors

Germanic warriors on Trajan's column, Rome

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Barbarians_Trajan_Column.jpg
Warrior Lintels

The standing warrior lintels at Tula, the capitol of the Toltecs, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Toltec_Tula.jpg
Tacitus

A portrait of Tacitus, the Roman author of the first German history

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Tacitus.jpg
Iroquios Captive

Many tribes actively participated in warfare, the noble savage was as much a myth as opposed to the reality of native life, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_iroquois_with_captive.jpg
Visayans Battle

The Spanish battling the Visayans, Philippines

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Visayans_Battle.jpg
Oedipus Krater

The famous Oedipus Krater, illustrating the encounter with the Sphinx, Greece

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Oedipus_Krater.gif
Atahualpa

Atahualpa, the last Inca Emperor, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Atahualpa.jpg
Ona Family

Some of the last images of an Ona family, before they were assimilated into Chile, today their language and customs are extinct, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Ona_Family.jpg
Stonehenge

The largest, inner "Sarsen" lintels at Stonehenge, England

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Stonehenge2.jpg
Ankgor

This image shows how the carvings were not one stone, but multiple stones pieced carefully together by Khmer artisans

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Cambodia_Ankgor_Head.jpg
Hevajra

Bust of Hevajra, Angkor period, late 12th–early 13th century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Cambodia_Bust_of_Hevajra.jpg
Ceramic Vessels

Finno-Ugric Ceramic vessels

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Ancient_Ceramics.jpg
Lord of Sipan

A reconstruction of an individual wearing the artifacts buried with the Lord of Sipan, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Lord_of_Sipan.jpg
Arpad

A painting showing the arrival of Arpad and the Magyars into central Europe

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Hungary_Arpad_Leading_Magyars.jpg
Lech, Czech and Rus

The mythical brothers Lech, Czech and Rus, the allegorical founders of Polish, Czech, and Russian nations

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Lech_Czech_Rus.jpg
Copan

The city of Copan illustrated at it's height, Guatemala

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Guatemala_Copan.jpg
Finnish Warriors

An early woodcut depiction of Finnish warriors

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Warriors.jpg
Maori Chieftain

A photograph from the 19th century of a Maori chieftain, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Moko_Tattoo.jpg
Alabaster Sphinx

An Alabaster Sphinx at the ruins of Memphis, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Alabaster_Sphnix_Memphis.jpg
Viking Raid

The Danes raided villages and monasteries in Ireland developing a reputation for barbarity

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Viking_Raid.jpg
Maiden Castle

Maiden Castle was built in around 600 BC by the neolithic Britains, but was occupied until Roman times

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Maiden_Castle.jpg
Arabian Tribesmen

Arabian Tribesmen Fighting Persians

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Persian_Fighting_Arabs.jpg
Standard Bearer

A Roman standard bearer

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Roman_Standard_Bearer.jpg
Wooden Temple

The Slavs built wooden temples to worship their deities

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Slavs_Pagan_Worship.jpg
Hajj Map

An Map Showing the Hajj, or Pilgrimage to The Holy City of Mecca

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Hajj_Map.gif
Mapuche Warriors

A 19th Century photo of Mapuche warriors, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Mapuche_Photo.jpg
Višap Stelae

Višap stelae dated from the 18th-16th centuries BCE

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Armenia_Vishap_Stone.jpg
Tuthmosis III

Tuthmosis III statue in Luxor Museum, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Tuthmosis_III_statue.jpg
Colosseum

The Roman Colosseum, the scene of violence for entertainment, Italy

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Roman_Colosseum.jpg
Terracotta Warriors

The army of Terracotta warriors as found in situ at the Tomb of the last Qin Emperor, China

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Terracotta_Army.jpg
King Tut’s Throne

The throne found in the tomb was most certainly used by the Pharaoh, King Tut, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_King_Tut_Throne.jpg
Hathor

Hathor, the goddess of love, dance and alcohol was depicted as a cow, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Hathor.jpg
Slavic Warrior

A later Slavic warrior

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Slav_Warrior.jpg
Iroquois Warrior

An Iroquois warrior from the colonial era, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Iroquois_Warrior.jpg
Chile Landscape

The landscape of Araucania is a fertile valley ringed by steep mountains and volcanoes and deep forests of Araucaria trees, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Volcano.jpg
Saami family

A 19th century Saami family, living much as the early Finns did

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Saami_Family_1900.jpg
Maya Ball Players

An illustration showing Mayans playing the sacred ball game, Guatemala

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Guatemala_Maya_Ball_Players.jpg
Elk Head

The Elk Head found in Hirvenpaa

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Elk_Head_Hirvenpaa.jpg
Mocoví Body Tattoos

Mocovi body tattoos and woman tattooing a man, Northern Argentina, South America, from a manuscript circa 1750

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Argentina_Mocovi_Tattoo.jpg
The Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid was listed by Antipater of Sidon as one of the Seven Wonders of the World and is the only one of the ancient Wonders still in existence, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Pyramids_of_Giza.jpg
Tasmania Tribes

The Tribes in Tasmania Prior to their Extinction

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Tasmanian_Tribes_Map.jpg
Torque

The Torque used by the Gallic Celts in particular

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/France_Celtic_Torque.jpg
Terracotta Army

The realism and individualism depicted was unique to each figure, as no two were alike, China

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Terracotta_Army2.jpg
Mycenae

The Citadel of Mycenae

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Mycenae_Citadel.jpg
Idol

The Houten Idol; Wood, 5000 BCE, Willemstad, Netherlands

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Netherlands_Houten_Idol.jpg
Manunggul Jar

An Manunggul Jar, perhaps used for funerary purposes, Philippines

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Manunggul_Jar.jpg
Celtic Pillar

One of the few surviving pillars with Celtic scroll work to survive in Ireland

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_Celtic_Pillar.jpg
Germanic Soldier

A Germanic Soldier in the late Roman army

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Germanic_Soldier.jpg
Great Temple at Abu Simbel

The Great Temple at Abu Simbel, which took about twenty years to build, was completed around year 24 of the reign of Rameses the Great (which corresponds to 1265 BCE), Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_abu_simbel_temple.jpg
Toba Woman with Tattoos

One of the few known photos of Toba woman showing her unique facial tattoos, Argentina

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Argentina_Toba_Tattoo.jpg
Bronze Figure

This bronze figure was recently unearthed in a new phase of excavation ongoing at the Qin Emperor's tomb, China

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Bronze_Charioteer.jpg
Mapuche Map

The lands inhabited by the Mapuche before the conquest, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Mapuche_Land.jpg
Great Wall Tower

One of the guard towers that extends high above the wall at intervals, China

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Great_Wall_Tower.jpg
Anamorphic Vase

An anamorphic vase of the Santarém Culture, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Vase_of_Santarem.jpg
Saxo Grammaticus

Saxo Grammaticus, the first to describe Danish History

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Saxo_Grammaticus.jpg
Swiatowit Idol

The Swiatowit Idol; Limestone, Slavic 9th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Swiatowit_Stela.jpg
Iroquois Mask

Iroquois False Face Society Mask, 18th Century, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_False_Face_Mask.jpg
Inuit Culture Map

Areas inhabited by Inuit Culture, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Inuit_Culture_Map.jpg
Lao-Tzu

Lao-Tzu, the "Old Sage" and historic father of Taoism

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_lao_tzu.jpg
Sutton Hoo Buckle

The jewel encrusted buckle found in the Sutton Hoo excavations, England

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Sutton_Hoo_Buckle.jpg
Warrior with Rhomphaia

A warrior with a rhomphaia from a Roman marble

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Romania_Thracian_Warrior_with_Rhomphaia.jpg
Inuit Igloo

A cutaway view of an Inuit Igloo, Canda

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Inuit_Igloo.jpg
Roman Empire

A map of the Roman Empire showing the provinces at it's height in the 1st Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Map_Roman_Empire.gif
Viking Ships

Vikings raiding from their shallow hulled vessels that were capable of navigating the rivers and waterways of Europe, Denmark

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Viking_Ships.jpg
Homer

A realistic bust of the blind Poet Homer, although his actual existence is still largely based on legend

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Homer.gif
Phalanx

The Greek Phalanx formation

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Phalanx.gif
Chimu Mask

A Chimu gold mask, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Gold_Mask.jpg
Celtic Armor

One of the best preserved examples of late Celtic armor

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_Celtic_Armour.jpg
Kalevala

A scene from the Kalevala, the epic poem of Finland

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Vainamoinen.jpg
Coatlicue Statue

The Coatlicue Statue that was uncovered in the Plaza of Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Coatlicue_Statue.jpg
Totem Poles

A early photograph showing Totem Poles carved perhaps 100 years prior, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Totem_Poles.jpg
Pyramid of Djoser

The Pyramid of Djoser in the Saqqara necropolis, was built for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser by his vizier Imhotep, during the 27th century BC, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Saqqara_Djosers_Pyramid.jpg
False Face Mask

Iroquois False Face Society Mask, 18th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_False_Face_Mask.jpg
Polish Horseman

The Poles inherited their horse riding skills from their Sarmatian fore fathers

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Horseman.jpg
Bolo Sword

The Bolo Sword, the historic weapon of the Philippine warrior

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Bolo_Sword.jpg
Tsimshian Face Mask

Polychrome Wood Face Mask, Tsimshian People, British Columbia, 19th Century, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Tsimshian_Face_Mask.jpg
Aramazd

Colossal Statue of Aramazd in Anatolia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Armenia_Statue_of_Aramazd.jpg
Cagayanes Warrior

A Cagayanes Warrior, from a colonial manuscript, Philippines

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Cagayanes_Warrior.jpg
Dragon Mast

One of the dragon mast heads from the Osberg ship burials, Norway

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Osberg_Head.jpg
Inuit Carving

An early Inuit carving found in Greenland that may represent a westerner or Viking settler in what may be a knight's surcoat, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Inuit_Carving_Westerner.jpg
Inuit Hunter

Inuit hunter from early Thule culture, C

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Inuit_Hunter.jpg
Cosmos

The Greeks were the first to see the Cosmos as a perplex machine that operated according to laws of nature

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Cosmos.jpg
Inca Figure

One of the few surviving Inca gold artworks depicting the figure of a woman, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Gold_Figure.jpg
Eagle Warrior Ceramic Effigy

A life size eagle warrior ceramic effigy, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Aztec_Scultpure.jpg
Viriathus

Viriathus, leader of the last Lusitanian rebellion

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Portugal_Viriato.jpg
Algonquin Warrior

An Algonquin warrior, the archetypal enemy of the Iroquois, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Algonquin.jpg
Odin

A classical sculpture depicting Odin, the head of the Aesir

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Odin.jpg
Aweti with Traditional Painted Hair

The Aweti with the traditional painted hair cut short to distinguish them from other tribes of the Xingu, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Aweti_of_Xingu.jpg
Early British Settlements

An accurate reconstruction of early British settlements, based on recent excavations

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Round_Houses.jpg
Roman Mosaic

A Roman mosaic of Roma, the allegorical city of Rome

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Mosaic_of_Roma.jpg
Inca Emperor Pachecuti

Pachecuti, the greatest of the Inca Emperors is still revered in the highlands of Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Statue_of_the_Inca_Emperor_Pachecuti.jpg
Iroquois Chiefs

An early colonial painting of the 18th century chiefs of the Iroquois Confederacy, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Iroquois_Chiefs_Confederacy.jpg
Ramesses II

The Statue of Ramesses II is a 3,200-year-old figure depicting him standing, that was discovered in 1820 by Giovanni Battista Caviglia at the Great Temple of Ptah of Mit-Rahina near Memphis, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Statue_Ramses.jpg
Ramesses II

The Statue of Ramesses II, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Statue_Ramsses2.jpg
Dacian Warrior

A Dacian warrior of the 1st century holding his distinctive Rhomphaia sword

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Romania_Dacian.jpg
Ancient Dacia

A map of ancient Dacia, Romania

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Romania_Dacia_Map.jpg
Athena Vase

Hebe giving ambrosia to the gods, from the Athena Vase, Greece

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Athena_Vase.jpg
Eagle and Jaguar Warriors

Eagle and jaguar warriors from a colonial era manuscript, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Eagle_Jaguar_Warrior.jpg
Lusitanian Warrior

A Lusitanian Warrior, a 1st century sculpture

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Portugal_Lusation_Warrior.jpg
Mapuche Woman

A Mapuche woman standing by a carved totem depicting the central spirit of their culture, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Mapuche.jpg
Tigranes

Silver Coin of Tigranes, 1st Century BCE

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Armenia_Coin_of_Tigranes.jpg
Kayapo Woman

This Kayapo woman is shown in the traditional body paint of her tribe, the ceremonial coloring that has been maintained throughout the centuries, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Kayapo_Woman.jpg
Laplanders

Laplanders in front of their Hut in a 19th century lithograph

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Laplander_Hut_1840.jpg
Lion’s Gate

The famed Lion's Gate entrance at Mycenae

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Lions_Gate_Mycenae.jpg
Amazonians

An early 19th Century engraving Showing how the Amazonians appeared to the first Explorers, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Amazonians.gif
Attacking Gauls

A Gaulish attack on Romans

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/France_Attacking_Gauls.jpg
Aboriginal Elder

An Aboriginal Elder with the Traditional Pearl Shell Necklace, Australia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Pearlshell_Aborigine.jpg
Kayapo Facial Painting

A Kayapo wearing the distinctive facial painting of his tribe, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Kayapo_of_Xingu_with_Paint.jpg
Odysseus

Odysseus from an ancient illustration

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Odysseus.gif
King’s Head

King's head from Kalocsa; Red Limestone, Árpád 13th century, Hungary

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Hungary_King_from_Kalocsa.jpg
Boleadora

The Boleadora, the common weapon of the Pampas, Argentina

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Argentina_Boleadoras.jpg
Inuit Woman

This Inuit woman from the western coast of Hudson Bay, wears clothing heavily decorated with beads and other trade items, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Inuit_Woman.jpg
Avar Helmet

An Avar helmet, which was adopted by the Huns after they conquered and assimilated with the Avar tribes

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Hungary_Avar_Helmet.jpg
Teuton

A Teutonic Warrior depicted in medieval sources

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Teuton.gif
Cernunnos

The Celtic god Cernunnos

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_Cernunos.jpg
Gunpowder

The Chinese were the first to use gunpowder, yet they did not capitalize on it's use militarily

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Gunpowder.gif
Indian Captive

Many tribes actively participated in warfare, the noble savage was as much a myth as opposed to the reality of native life

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_iroquois_with_captive.jpg
Lacrosse Game

The five nation and great lakes tribes were the first to play the ball game of lacrosse, so called by their French fur trader counterparts because of the netted canes they used to scoop up the hide ball used in the game, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_indians_play_lacrosse.jpg
Mapuche Mask

Mapuche Mask, Araucania Region, Chile, 19th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Mapuche_Mask.jpg
Archer

The Head of the kneeling Archer from the Tomb of the Qin Emperor, 3rd Century BCE

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Head_of_Archer.jpg
Aboriginal Warrior

Aboriginal warrior, North Queensland photograph by Henry King (c 1900) The subject holds a shell tipped spear-thrower of the Cape Grenville type, and a boomerang, with the band representing his clan, Australia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Aboriginal_Warrior_Boomerang.jpg
Tikal

The main plaza of Tikal showing the large number of pyramids as they looked in the late post classic era, Guatemala

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Guatemala_Tikal.jpg
Witham Shield

The Witham shield, although from Britain, is the best preserved example of an ornate La Tene era Celtic weapon

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_Witham_shield.gif
Temple of Garni

The Temple of Garni, built by the Romans during their occupation of Armenia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Armenia_temple_of_Garni.jpg
Egyptian Kingdoms

A map of the Nile valley showing the early Kingdoms of Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Map_Kingdoms.jpg
Scottish Highlander & Iroquois

A Scottish Highlander fighting alongside an Iroquois, perhaps one of the last time in history that such diverse encounters took place, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_French_Indian_War.jpg
Sutton Hoo Shoulder Clasp

The Sutton Hoo shoulder clasp, worn by a high ranking Anglo-Saxon noble

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Sutton_Hoo_Shoulder_Clasp.jpg
Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the River Nile in the city today known as Luxor (ancient Thebes), founded in 1400 BC

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_obelisk_luxor_thebes.jpg
Maori Post

A Maori post carving, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Maori_Post.jpg
Rapa Nui Figure

A male figure from Rapa Nui, or easter Island, the farthest extant of the Polynesian sphere, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Malefigure_RapaNui.jpg
Abraham

The Prophet Abraham, the founder of all three monotheistic religions in Ancient Arabia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Prophet_Abraham.jpg
Stonehenge

A view of Stonehenge from the Horizon of the Salisbury Plan, England

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Stonehenge.jpg
Five Nations Map

The Five Nations Confederacy was centered in what is modern New York State in the finger lakes region, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Iroquois_5_Nation_Map_c1650.png
Bone Goggles

The bone goggles used by Inuit to protect their eyes from blinding snow glare, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Inuit_Goggles.gif
Haida Hat

A woven Hat used by men of the Haida in British Columbia, 19th Century, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Haida_Hat.jpg
Aboriginal Chief

Aboriginal chief with club and shield, Photographer: Captain Sweet - South Australia 1870's The designs on the shield suggest this photograph was taken in the Murray River area near the New South Wales border

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Aboriginal_Chief.jpg
Great Wall

The Great Wall of China, perhaps the most monumental achievement of the Ancient world

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Great_Wall.jpg
Aboriginal Dancers

Aboriginal Dancers in an early photo of a Ceremony, Australia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Ceremony.jpg
Tribes of Poland

Map showing the ancestral tribes of Poland

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Tribes_Map.jpg
Armenian Warrior

Depiction of Armenian warrior in Chariot, from Persepolis

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Armenia_Warrior_from_Persepolis.jpg
Viking Raid

An English sculpture depicting an early viking raid found in an abbey

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Viking_Raid_Sculpture.jpg
Osberg Ships

A full view of the very well preserved Osberg ships, Norway

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Osberg_Ship.jpg
Druids

The druids have been popularized as the sages of lore, but in reality were the priestly caste of the Celtic tribes

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland__druid.jpg
Ear Plug

The ear plug from Sipan, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Sipan_Gold_Plug.jpg
Iroquois Indians

A group of Iroquois of the 5 nations, with a False Face Mask Dancer in the foreground

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Iroquois_of_confederacy.jpg
Maori Warrior

A Maori warrior as depicted in a 19th Century lithograph, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Maori.jpg
Lunela

The lunela, a unique type of torque used by the celtiberian Lusitanians

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Portugal_Lunula_Torque.jpg
Kultrun Drum

The Kultrun drum with Mapuche symbols depicted, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Kultrun_Drum.png
Queen Boudicca

Queen Boudicca (Boadicea) of the Iceni, eEgland

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Boudicca.jpg
Jade Emperor

The Supreme Ruler of Heaven, the Jade Emperor, China

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/China_Jade_Emperor.jpg
Danish Vessel

The Skuldelev ship, the best preserved Danish vessel, 1090 AD

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Skuldelev_Ship.jpg
Two Kayapo Indians

Two Kayapo Indians, showing the beautiful feathers won by them in ceremonial settings, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Kayapo_of_Xingu.jpg
Khmer Empire

Map Showing the Khmer Empire at its height in the 13th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Cambodia_Khmer_Empire.jpg
Head of Warrior

Head of Warrior, Lusitanian, found Galicia, 1st Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Portugal_Head_of_Lusatian_Warrior.jpg
Aboriginal Warrior

Aboriginal warrior, Northeastern Queensland, Australia, 1910 The subject poses with a large fighting club and a shield of the Queensland rainforest type, decorated with a characteristically vibrant totemic design. Around his neck he wears a so-called King breast plate. Annotation on reverse reads: His Majesty King Yei-i-nie of Cairns, NQ

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Aboriginal_Warrior.jpg
Maori Carving

Maori art is also covered with the symbolic patterns used in Polynesian tattoo, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Maori_Art.jpg
Hadrian’s Wall

The remnants of a once mighty frontier wall, Hadrian's Wall, England

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Hadrians_Wall.jpg
Anglo-Saxon Helmet

Helmet from the ship-burial at Sutton Hoo, Anglo-Saxon, early 7th century AD

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Sutton_Hoo_Helmet.jpg
Angkor Wat

A View of Angkor Wat, perhaps the most famous of South East Asian Ruins

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Cambodia_Ankgor_Wat.jpg
Roman Mirror

A Roman Bronze mirror, recovered in Britain, 1st to 2nd Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Bronze_Mirror.jpg
Miguel Lopez de Legaspi

Miguel Lopez de Legaspi, the Conquistador of Manila, Philippines

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Miguel_Lopez_de_Legaspi.jpg
La Tène

Celto-Germanic Early Deity, La Tène, Holzgerlingen 5th to 4th Century BCE

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Horned_God.jpg
Egyptian Soldiers

Egyptian soldiers carved in wood from the Old Kingdom, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Army.jpg
Algonquin Indian

Algonquin Indian from the forest of the eastern woodlands

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Algonquin.jpg
Finnish Sled

An ancient Finnish Reki, or Sled

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Ancient_Sled_Reki.gif
Suya with Pierced Lips

The Suya are another tribe in the Xingu river who are known for piercing their lips with large discs, a fact first recorded by the Portuguese and Spanish Explorers, Brazil

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Suya_of_Xingu.jpg
Maori Warrior

A Maori warrior performing the Haka, or war dance unique to his culture, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Haka.jpg
Maori Noblewoman

A painting of Hinepare, a Maori noblewoman, New Zealand

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/NewZealand_Hinepare_1890.jpg
Inca Battle

An early engraving of the Inca and battling the Conquistadors, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Pizarro_Inca_Battle.jpg
Viking Warrior

The Viking warrior shown wearing a helmet without the distinctive horns as is mythologized in the the human imagination

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Viking_Warrior.jpg
Face Armour

A piece of Face Armour used by later Arabian Furusiyya Cavalry

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Furusiyya_Mask.jpg
Gallic Bronze Head

A Gallic bronze head representing an unknown deity, France

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/France_Gallic_Bronze_Head.jpg
Inca Temple

An Inca ceremony and temple, in a rather misinterpreted view, from an early European engraving, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Inca_Ceremony.jpg
Viking Raid

The Norse raiding Ireland's monasteries

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Viking_Raid_Ireland.jpg
Tomb of Tutankhamen

Tomb of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_King_Tut_Tomb.jpg
Swiatowit

Swiatowit as represented by the artist Alphonse Mucha

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Mythology.jpg
Viking Chess Piece

Viking Chess Piece, Danish or Norwegian 12th Century, Found on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Denmark_Lewis_Chessman.jpg
Ankgor Temple

The temples were obscured by dense jungles until rediscovered by Europeans in the 19th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Cambodia_Ankgor_Temple_Faces.jpg
Siegfried

Siegfried, the Teuton hero of German lore

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Siegfried.jpg
Augustus

Bust of Augustus, Roman Bronze, 1st Century AD, Italy

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Bust_of_Augustus.jpg
Wickerman

The famous wickerman of legend, may have been based on an actual type of ritual sacrifice

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_Wickerman.jpg
Sheela na Gig

The Sheela na Gig are figurative carvings of naked women displaying an exaggerated genitals and are symbolic of lust as hideous and sinfully corrupting

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Ireland_sheela_na_gig.jpg
Greece

An antique map showing the principle City States of Greece

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Map_City_States.jpg
Germanic Migration Routes

A map showing the various migration routes taken by Germanic tribes from the 5th and 11th centuries

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Germanic_Migration_to_Britain.jpg
Viking Raids

Viking raids were very often on the waterways and coasts of France, 9th century manuscript

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Viking_Raid_France.jpg
Haida Mask

A dancers mask representing an eagle, carved by Haida, 19th Century, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Haida_Mask.jpg
King Tut

The Pharaoh's solid gold funerary mask, King Tut, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_King_Tut.jpg
Norse Village

A reconstruction of an early Norse village

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Viking_Village.jpg
Anthopomorphic Head

Anthopomorphic Head, 6500-3500 BCE, Romania

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Romania_Ancient_Head.jpg
Barbarian Kingdoms

A map of the Kingdoms established after the fall of Rome

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Barbarian_Kingdoms.jpg
Jade Mask

Jade Mask found in Tomb of Tikal, Classic Maya 3rd Century, Guatemala

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Guatemala_Jade_Mask.jpg
Dacian Helmet

An ancient Dacian helmet

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Romania_Dacian_Helmet.jpg
False Face Mask Dancer

A group of Iroquois of the 5 nations, with a False Face Mask Dancer in the foreground, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Iroquois_of_confederacy.jpg
Bremetenacum

Reconstruction of the Roman fortified village of Bremetenacum, England

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Bremetenacum.jpg
Viking Helmet

The Ringerike Viking Helmet, circa 10th century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Ringerike_Helmet_950AD.jpg
Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley, 50 miles from Cuzco, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Machu_Pichu.jpg
Julius Caesar

The bet known depiction of Julius Caesar was just recently found

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Bust_Ceasar.jpg
Lapu Lapu

Lapu Lapu, the leader of the Philippine uprising

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Philippines_Lapu_Lapu.jpg
Nefertiti

Bust of Nefertiti from Amarna, Workshop of Thutmose, 14th Century BCE, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Bust_of_Nefertiti.jpg
White Horse

The White Horse as seen from the air, England

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Uffington_White_Horse.jpg
Dying Gaul

A Roman marble that shows the naked warrior with distinctive hair and mustache

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/France_Dying_Gaul.jpg
Stone Mask

Northern Argentina, 14th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Argentina_Stone_Mask.jpg
Ancient Britain

Map of Ancient Britain, showing the Celtic tribes, and Roman roads

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/England_Map_Britannia.jpg
The Colossi of Memnon

The Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For the past 3400 years (since c 1350 BC) they have stood in the Theban necropolis, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Luxor_Memnon_Colossus.jpg
Inuvialuit Dance

Western Inuit (Inuvialuit) dance outside of the Hudson's Bay Company post at Fort MacPherson, ca. 1870, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Inuvialuit_Dance.jpg
Victory

Statue of Victory (Amman) holding celestial disk with head of Tyche (Fortune)

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Statue_of_Victory.jpg
Osberg Cart

The Osberg Cart, one of the few surviving examples of it's kind, Norway

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Norway_Osberg_Cart.jpg
Great Staircase

Armenian vassal bringing tribute to Persian King from great staircase at Persepolis

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Armenia_Vassal_from_Persepolis.jpg
Zeus

A modern reconstruction of what the Statue of the Olympian Zeus may have looked like

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Zeus.jpg
Great Stair Relief

An Ancient Arab from the Great Stair Relief in Persepolis, Persia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Arabian_from_Persepolis.jpg
Polish Warrior

Polish warrior being attacked by tribal peoples

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Polish_Warriors.jpg
Aztec God of Death

The Aztec god of death, a rather frightful image to the Spanish, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Aztec_Death_God.jpg
Pampas Indians

A view of Pampas Indians in the colonial era, Argentina, Aquatint circa 18th century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Argentina_Pampa_Indians.jpg
Dancers

Etruscan dancers from a tomb in Etruria

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Etruscan_Dancers.jpg
Mask of Xiuhtecuhtli

Turquoise Mask of Xiuhtecuhtli the god of fire; Aztec, 14th Century, Mexico

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Mexico_Aztec_Turquoise_Mask.jpg
Inca Mummy

The Inca mummified and worshiped their ancestors, Peru

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Peru_Mummy.jpg
Sea Goddess

A carving of Sedna, the Sea Goddess, Canada

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Canada_Sedna.jpg
Loki & Hodur

Loki directing the blind Hodur's arrow in a 19th century sculpture

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Balder.jpg
Arch

The Arch of Titus

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Italy_Arch_of_Titus.jpg
Attila

Attila, the scourge of God

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Hungary_Attila.jpg
Anthropomorphic Funeral Urn

Anthropomorphic Funeral Urn; Santarém, Terracotta Lower Amazonia, Brazil, 11th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Brazil_Funeral_Urn.jpg
Pharaoh Ahmose

The Pharaoh Ahmose battling the Hyksos from a tomb painting, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Hyksos_Ahmose.jpg
Aboriginal Migrations

Map showing Aboriginal migrations into Australia

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Australia_Map_of_Migrations.jpg
Hunnic Basket

This early metalwork basket shows the high degree of craftsmanship in Hunnic metallurgy, Hungary

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Hungary_Hun_Metalwork_Bucket.jpg
Mieszko

The first king of Poland, the legendary Mieszko the first

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_King_Mieszko.jpg
Athena

Head of Athena, Hellenistic late 3rd–2nd century BCE, Greece

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Greece_Head_of_Athena.jpg
Swiatovit Deity

The pre-christian Swiatovit deity, a four sided statue depicting a Slavic supreme deity

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Statues_Swiatovit.jpg
Lenni-Lenape

The Lenni-Lenape were one of the Largest Delaware speaking tribes and fought as scouts in the French and Indian wars, North America

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/America_Lenapi.jpg
Ariminius

Ariminius, the leader of the German rebellion

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Germany_Ariminius.jpg
Hussar Armor

The winged Hussar armor of Polish medieval times may have been influenced by historic tribal symbols

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Poland_Hussar_Armor.jpg
Petra

The Lost City of Petra, in Modern Day Jordan eas the seat of the Ancient Arabian Kingdom of Nabataea

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Arabia_Lost_City_Petra.jpg
Carved Wooden Figure

Finno-Ugric Carved Wooden Figure, 12th to 13th Century

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Finland_Carved_Head.jpg
Mapuche Pendant

The Mapuche were accomplished silversmiths as can be seen with this pendant, Chile

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Chile_Mapuche_Silver_Necklace.jpg
The Bent Pyramid

The Bent Pyramid, located at the royal necropolis of Dahshur, of Old Kingdom Pharaoh Sneferu, Egypt

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Egypt_Bent_Pyramid.jpg
Macaw

The head of a Macaw, from a structure at Copan, Guatemala

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Guatemala_Copan_Macaw.jpg
Classic Maya Urn

A Classic Maya urn with skeletal representations of the lords of death, Guatemala

http://gigamyte.com/ancientweb/images/explore/Guatemala_Maya_Urn.jpg
Tiw

Tiw, the god of War

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Aztec Jaguar Warrior Armor

An accurate reconstruction of ancient Aztec jaguar warrior armor, Mexico

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Temple of the Sun

The Temple of the Sun at Teotihuacan, the largest pyramid in the world, Mexico

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Pampas Indians Hunting

Pampas Indians hunting after the arrival of horses in the colonial era, Argentina

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The Sarmatians

The Sarmatians were the original inhabitants of the Polish plains

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Huns

The Huns were expert Bowmen and could even shoot accurately from a galloping horse, Hungary

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Death of Balder

The death of Balder form a 10th century manuscript, soon the raiding ended and the Danes took to writing and documenting their past

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Nabataean Priest

Bearded head of Nabataean priest, Petra, circa first century A.D.

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Anubis

A wall painting at Luxor depicting the God Anubis and the body of the Pharaoh, Egypt

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She Wolf

The She wolf of the Tiber nursing the infants Romulus and Remus. The famous ancient bronze was heralded when discovered in the renaissance era, although the cherubs are most probably a later addition to replace lost originals

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Celtic Head

Head of a Man Wearing Helmet; Celtic, 2nd to 3rd Century

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Temple of the Sun

The Coricancha, or Temple of the Sun, Peru

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Roman Army

The Roman Army had drummers and bugle corps

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Carved Face

Carved face in wood with haliotis shell, Maori peoples, Aotearoa, 19th–20th century, New Zealand

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Kilclooney Dolmen

The Kilclooney dolmen, or tomb made from stone lintels, Ireland

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Ibarama

Figure of Ibarama, First Ancestral Being, carved and incised milkwood; North-eastern Arnhemland, Northern Territory, Australia

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Battle of Maule

Huamán Poma de Ayala's depiction of the Battle of Maule, between Mapuches and Incas, Chile

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Sun-Tzu

Sun-Tzu, the realist writer of the the influential "Art of War"

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Mayan Temple

A reconstruction of the main temple at Copan clearly demonstrating how all Mayan temples were brightly colored originally, Guatemala

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Moche Portrait Vase

Moche Portrait Vase of Warrior, 5th - 6th Century, Peru

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Head of Woman, Iraq Nimrud

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Ancient Henge

The ancient henge at Ballycrovane, Ireland

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Chichen Itza

The Castillo at Chichen Itza, Mexico

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Inca Ceremony

A modern recreation of an Incan ceremony called Inti Raimi, or festival of the sun, Peru

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Chimera

An Etruscan bronze Chimera, a mythical beast, shows the high degree of Etruscan casting the Romans later adopted

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Didgeridoo Player

Music plays a vital role in the life of the male throughout the Dreamtime, with this individual playing the Didgeridoo, which was traditionally only played by males, Australia

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Danish Village

A village in Ancient Denmark as it may have looked during the Viking era

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Sphinx

The Sphinx overlooking the Giza plateau, and is the largest monolith statue in the world, Egypt

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Parthenon

The Parthenon, the Temple dedicated to Athena as it looks today, Greece

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Arpad

The Statue of Arpad, in Heroes Square in Budapest depicting the founder of the Magyar nation

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Burial Mask

The solid gold burial Mask found at Mycenae, attributed to Agamemnon

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Roman helmet

A Roman helmet

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Aztec Warrior Sacrifice

An Aztec warrior sacrifice from a colonial manuscript, Mexico

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Tikal

The main pyramid at Tikal as it looks today, Guatemala

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Marajó Island

A map showing the location of Marajó Island, and the Civilization that has been recently discovered there, Brazil

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Dresden Codex

A detail of the Dresden Codex, one of only 6 Mayan codices , or painted books, to survive the Conquest, Mexico

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Borger Dolmen

The Borger Dolmen, similar to those found in iron age Britain

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Fighting Dacians

Dacians fighting during the Roman conquest

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Maori Weapon

The beautiful green Patu, was the most prized weapon of the Maori warrior, New Zealand

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Denmark Map

An ancient map depicting the early formation of Denmark, 16th century

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Ona Warriors

An old photo of Ona Indians and their beech bark tee pee, Chile

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Gaul Map

The Ancient Lands of the Gauls

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Jade Pendant

A Mayan Jade pendant, Mexico

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Amun Ra

Amun Ra, The Creator, Egypt

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Mayan Vase

A Mayan vase, Mexico

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Lautaro

Lautaro was the leader of the Mapuche uprising, and learned to defeat the tactics of the Spanish; 17th century manuscript, Chile

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Bog Wheel

A bog wheel found in Netherlands

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Maori House

The Maori meeting house adorned with the intricate Maori carvings, New Zealand

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Qin Archer

A Qin Archer from the tomb of the first emperor, China

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Roman Legion

A modern reenactment of a Roman legion, showing an accurate depiction of the formations and style of dress

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Philip of Macedon

A statue of Philip found in the royal tombs of Macedon

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Iroquois Chief

An Iroquois chief from the late 18th century showing physical characteristics of his mixture of European and native ancestry, which was more common in early colonial America then initially known, North America

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Pizarro

Pizarro, the conqueror of Peru

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Maitum Pottery

Maitum pottery form the national collection of the Philippines

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Maori tattoos

A Maori man with facial tattoos, New Zealand

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Ammaalay

Statue of Ammaalay, Saba 1st century BCE; Yemen

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Gaulish Chieftain

A Gaulish Chieftain taunts his enemies

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Stonehenge

The original architecture of the Lintels in ancient times, England

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Angkor Thom

Angkor Thom is a smaller sister complex to Angkor Wat and as only been partly excavated

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