Photograph of the Week

A statue of Gilgamesh standing on Humbaba (ca. 2000 - 1600 BCE) and a tablet containing parts of the epic and talking of the Cedar Forest (ca. 1800 - 1600 BCE).

A statue of Gilgamesh standing on Humbaba (ca. 2000 – 1600 BCE) and a tablet containing parts of the epic and talking of the Cedar Forest (ca. 1800 – 1600 BCE).
Courtesy of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

Photograph of the Week

I have gazed into the face of Agamemnon. – Heinrich Schliemann

The "Mask of Agamemnon"

The “Mask of Agamemnon”
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago
Special Exhibit – The Greeks: From Agamemnon to Alexander.

Photograph of the Week

Neck Amphora c. 520 BCE

Neck Amphora showing two Greek hoplites engaged in combat with a Scythian archer and a fair-skinned Amazon. c. 520 BCE
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago