Ancient Near East
- #12. White Temple and its ziggurat. Uruk (modern Warka, Iraq). Sumerian. c. 3500–3000 BCE. Mud brick.
- #14. Statues of votive figures, from the Square Temple at Eshnunna (modern Tell Asmar, Iraq). Sumerian. c. 2700 BCE. Gypsum inlaid with shell and black limestone.
- #16. Standard of Ur from the Royal Tombs at Ur (modern Tell el-Muqayyar, Iraq). Sumerian. c. 2600–2400 BCE. Wood inlaid with shell, lapis lazuli, and red limestone.
- #19. The Code of Hammurabi. Babylon (modern Iran). Susian. c. 1792–1750 BCE. Basalt.
- #25. Lamassu from the citadel of Sargon II, Dur Sharrukin (modern Khorsabad, Iraq) Neo-Assyrian. c. 720–705 BCE. Alabaster.
- #30. Audience Hall (apadana) of Darius and Xerxes Persepolis, Iran. Persian. c. 520–465 BCE. Limestone.
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- #13. Palette of King Narmer. Predynastic Egypt. c. 3000–2920 BCE. Greywacke.
- #15. Seated scribe. Saqqara, Egypt. Old Kingdom, Fourth Dynasty. c. 2620–2500 BCE. Painted limestone.
- #17. Great Pyramids (Menkaura, Khafre, Khufu) and Great Sphinx. Giza, Egypt. Old Kingdom, Fourth Dynasty. c. 2550–2490 BCE. Cut limestone.
- #18. King Menkaura and queen. Old Kingdom, Fourth Dynasty. c. 2490–2472 BCE. Greywacke.
- #20. Temple of Amun-Re and Hypostyle Hall. Karnak, near Luxor, Egypt. New Kingdom, 18th and 19th Dynasties. Temple: c. 1550 BCE; hall: c. 1250 BCE. Cut sandstone and mud brick.
- #21. Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut. Near Luxor, Egypt. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty. c. 1473–1458 BCE. Sandstone, partially carved into a rock cliff, and red granite.
- #22. Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and three daughters. New Kingdom (Amarna), 18th Dynasty. c. 1353–1335 BCE. Limestone.
- #23. Tutankhamun’s tomb, innermost coffin. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty. c. 1323 BCE. Gold with inlay of enamel and semiprecious stones.
- #24. Last judgment of Hunefer, from his tomb (page from the Book of the Dead). New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty. c. 1275 BCE. Painted papyrus scroll.
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- #26. Athenian agora. Archaic through Hellenistic Greek. 600 BCE–150 CE. Plan.
- #27. Anavysos Kouros. Archaic Greek. c. 530 BCE. Marble with remnants of paint.
- #28. Peplos Kore from the Acropolis. Archaic Greek. c. 530 BCE. Marble, painted details.
- #33. Niobides Krater. Anonymous vase painter of Classical Greece known as the Niobid Painter. c. 460–450 BCE. Clay, red-figure technique (white highlights).
- #34. Doryphoros (Spear Bearer). Polykleitos. Original 450–440 BCE. Roman copy (marble) of Greek original (bronze).
- #35. Acropolis. Athens, Greece. Iktinos and Kallikrates. c. 447–410 BCE. Marble.
- #36. Grave stele of Hegeso. Attributed to Kallimachos. c. 410 BCE. Marble and paint.
- #37. Winged Victory of Samothrace. Hellenistic Greek. c. 190 BCE. Marble.
- #38. Great Altar of Zeus and Athena at Pergamon. Asia Minor (present-day Turkey). Hellenistic Greek. c. 175 BCE. Marble (architecture and sculpture).
- #41. Seated boxer. Hellenistic Greek. c. 100 BCE. Bronze.
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- #29. Sarcophagus of the Spouses. Etruscan. c. 520 BCE. Terra cotta.
- #31. Temple of Minerva (Veii, near Rome, Italy) and sculpture of Apollo. Master sculptor Vulca. c. 510–500 BCE. Original temple of wood, mud brick, or tufa (volcanic rock); terra cotta sculpture.
- #32. Tomb of the Triclinium. Tarquinia, Italy. Etruscan. c. 480–470 BCE. Tufa and fresco.
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- #39. House of the Vettii. Pompeii, Italy. Imperial Roman. c. second century BCE; rebuilt c. 62–79 CE. Cut stone and fresco.
- #40. Alexander Mosaic from the House of Faun, Pompeii Republican Roman. c. 100 BCE. Mosaic.
- #42. Head of a Roman patrician. Republican Roman. c. 75–50 BCE. Marble.
- #43. Augustus of Prima Porta. Imperial Roman. Early first century CE. Marble.
- #44. Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheater). Rome, Italy. Imperial Roman. 70–80 CE. Stone and concrete.
- #45. Forum of Trajan. Rome, Italy. Apollodorus of Damascus. Forum and markets: 106–112 CE; column completed 113 CE. Brick and concrete (architecture); marble (column).
- #46. Pantheon. Imperial Roman. 118–125 CE. Concrete with stone facing.
- #47. Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus. Late Imperial Roman. c. 250 CE. Marble.
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