Flora Picking Flowers by the Sea. Fresco found in the ruins of Pompeii, Italy.

The Goddess Flora Picking Flowers by the Sea ~ Fresco found in the ruins of Pompeii.

ANCIENT ART.  Ancient Greek painting, Achilles and Penthesella on the Plain of Troy, with Athena, Aphrodite and Eros.

Ancient Greek painting, Achilles and Penthesella on the Plain of Troy, with Athena, Aphrodite and Eros. I chose this piece because it is a classic example of greek painting and tells an important story.

Prehistoric cave painting- 35,000 years ago.  -Animals were important for very basic reasons in this time period. They were used for food, clothes, tools, and most interactions between them and humans remained primal.  -Depicted as flat, basic earth tones, usually through daily life scenes, such as the hunters above.

The Altamira cave paintings

Earliest evidence of bow and arrow use is found in eastern Spain rock carvings. This painting in a southwestern France cave complex dates back to BCE and shows hunters' use of bows and arrows during the Stone Age.

Cave paintings are absolutely fascinating. This one is just gorgeous. Humans have always had a streak of artistic talent. More

Primitive And Descriptive Cave Paintings

Original Cave Art Original Acrylic Wildlife Paintings and Primitive Cave Art Paintings by Laurel Barbieri - The Primitive Wildlife and Cave Art of

Minoan art: Ancient Greece <- this is so modern and gorgeous! Hard to believe it is ancient. Just beautiful.

Minoan Octopus Vase 'I'd like to be/under the sea/in an octopus's garden/with you' - I can't help it, I hear this every time I see this vase

Ancient Precolumbian double-headed sculpture, found in the area surrounding the Gulf Coast of Mexico

"Remojadas Double-Faced, Triple-Eyed Head" Culture: Pre-Columbian, Classic period of the Veracruz, Mexico Date:

The Mayan Calendar was never about time, it was about following the flow of creation.

Ancient Aztec Calendar was believed to be one of the most advanced instruments the Maya used it helped them predict many things including solar eclipese.

Australia Aboriginal cave art in the Kimberley region.

Australia Aboriginal cave art in the Kimberley region.If aliens landed in Australia and in Japan, their history talks about the fish people.maybe the Annunaki got to Japan by water. Some think that the Annunaki had subs.

The Three Graces, Hellenistic, c. 2nd-1st Century BC. | © Phoenix Ancient Art 2011

They are, from youngest to oldest: Aglaea (“Splendor”), Euphrosyne (“Mirth”) and Thalia (“Good Cheer”). The Three Graces, Hellenistic, c. Century BC Graces (or Charites)

Prehistoric Cave painting | 35000 years ago | Ancient Art History

The Altamira cave paintings

Prehistoric Cave painting | 35000 years ago | Ancient Art History

A Sumerian sculpture housed in the British Museum. The statue is that of a ram with glorious curved horns. The Sumerians used the ram as a symbol of their culture.

A Sumerian sculpture housed in the British Museum. The statue is that of a ram with glorious curved horns. The Sumerians used the ram as a symbol of their culture.

Wings of Stone--This heron petroglyph is located in an isolated and rarely visited area in the Colorado Plateau, so it has not suffered any vandalism. It has about an 8 ft. length and a 6ft. wingspan.

Ancient Pueblo-anasazi Rock Art Wings of Stone--This heron petroglyph is located in an isolated and rarely visited area, so it has not suffered any vandalism.

Ancient Minoan fresco - this looks like an ancient Mediterranean ancestor of Marc Chagall....

""Minoan goddess picking saffron crocus flower"" this is because they were used to cure menstrual cramps, which were tied to the moon cycles and snake shedding, all symbols of the cosmic cycles in their religion.

An Archaeologist’s Thoroughly Researched Translation of Pylos Py Tablet 641-1952…

An Archaeologist’s Thoroughly Researched Translation of Pylos Py Tablet 641-1952 (Ventris)

An Archaeologist’s Thoroughly Researched Translation of Pylos Py Tablet

Ancient Paleolithic paintings in Lascaux, south west of France. This cave art is located near the village of Montignac in the Dordogne. Dates to around 12,000 BC.

See real cave art. Ancient Paleolithic paintings in Lascaux, south west of France. This cave art is located near the village of Montignac in the Dordogne. Dates to around BC.

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