This could be Spain but it’s actually Crete.
just when you thought it couldn’t get any darker
it gets darker
The museum entry says this helmet comes from Greece, but actually it comes from Meapontum, from the tomb of Archelaos, tyrant of the polis- it was (allegedly) stolen and brought to Switzerland, then sold to an art merchant.
Satyr and Nymph, a Roman copy after the Hellenic original, as seen in La Jetée, by Chris Marker. More info. here.
In fall 1939, museums across Europe evacuated their collections to remote locations in the countryside in anticipation of war. Here, the Winged Victory of Samothrace is carefully moved down the stairs at the Louvre Museum in Paris. Louvre workers constructed a pulley to position the statue before crating it for shipment. (from Monuments Men)
SPARTAN SUIT UP !! noww this is what fans look like!!
This is my favorite tattoo so far.
Its for my love of Greek mythology.
Done at Ink and Dagger in Louisville, Kentucky
This is an example of how the excavated pieces of ancient Greek art we have, such as marble statues, may have originally appeared- they were painted with bright colours as demonstrated on the left in this image.
Y esto es lo que le voy a argumentar a la gente que me diga “¡¡ahhh… igual mi sueño vivir en la Antigua Grecia/Roma!!”.
El argumento de la esclavitud, al lado de esto, me parece demasiado débil.
Lo de la esclavitud, vale, pero esto me gusta.