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Background imageBefore Collection: Geological map of Britain and Ireland

Geological map of Britain and Ireland
Fig 9 from Britain Before Man (1978), a Geological Museum publication

Background imageBefore Collection: Man with a glass. (2800-2300B. C. ). Cycladic Art. Ancient per

Man with a glass. (2800-2300B. C. ). Cycladic Art. Ancient per
Cycladic Art. Ancient period II. Greece. Man with a glass. Canonical style. Belongs to the Syros phase (2800-2300 b.C.). Museum of Cycladic and Ancient Greek Art. Athens. Greece

Background imageBefore Collection: ROMAN ART. Roman marble relief from a conmmemorative monumen

ROMAN ART. Roman marble relief from a conmmemorative monument to the Battle of Actium (31 BC). Detail of a processional scene. Museum of Fine Arts. Budapest. Hungary

Background imageBefore Collection: Terracota antefix tarantini. Gorgon

Terracota antefix tarantini. Gorgon
Terracota antefix tarantini that represents the head of a Gorgon. Late VI century early V century B.C. Museum of Fine Arts. Budapest. Hungary

Background imageBefore Collection: Cartoon - sex before marriage?

Cartoon - sex before marriage?
"You won't marry a man who snores in bed? But darling, how are you going to find out?" An interesting comment on the question of sex before marriage. Date: circa 1940

Background imageBefore Collection: The Night Before Xmas

The Night Before Xmas
Children arranging their Christmas stockings around the fireplace. Artist: Evelyn Gladys Hall Date: 1907

Background imageBefore Collection: Look Before You Leap

Look Before You Leap. Artists interpretation of a traditional proverb. Artist: Helen GC Marsh Lambert. Date: circa 1916

Background imageBefore Collection: Don Count Your Chickens

Don Count Your Chickens
Don Count your Chickens Before They are Hatched. Artists interpretation of a traditional proverb. Artist: Helen GC Marsh Lambert. Date: circa 1916

Background imageBefore Collection: Ypres Ramparts CWGC Cemetery seen across the moat

Ypres Ramparts CWGC Cemetery seen across the moat
The earliest settlement in this area is thought to have been near Langemarck in about AD960 and gradually a cluster of villages grew up around the Yperlee

Background imageBefore Collection: JESUS AND THE PRIESTS

JESUS AND THE PRIESTS
He is taken before the court of the Sanhedrin, presided over by the High Priest Caiaphas Date: circa 30

Background imageBefore Collection: Czech Republic. Prague. Engraving. 18th century. Colored

Czech Republic. Prague. Engraving. 18th century. Colored
Czech Republic. Prague. Engraving. City with Charles Bridge and Church of the Virgin Mary Before Tyn. 18th century. Colored

Background imageBefore Collection: Plaque to Royal Military Police, Bayeux Museum Grounds

Plaque to Royal Military Police, Bayeux Museum Grounds
Before D-Day the Police had to control the assembly areas for the troops waiting to cross the Channel and afterwards, in the confusion of the landings

Background imageBefore Collection: Before Sebastopol Nov 1854 - The Sentry

Before Sebastopol Nov 1854 - The Sentry
Before Sebastopol Nov 1854. The Sentry. Pen and ink and watercolour by Lt (later Col) Henry John Wilkinson (1829-1911), 1st Battalion, 9th (The East Norfolk) Regiment of Foot, 1854

Background imageBefore Collection: Artemis, goddess of hunting

Artemis, goddess of hunting
GREEK ART. REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA. Statue of Artemis, goddess of hunting. Found during the excavation of Phoenician in the year 2003-04. III-I century B.C. Ruins of Butrint Museum

Background imageBefore Collection: Cyclopean walls. Lions gate. Butrint. Republic of Albania

Cyclopean walls. Lions gate. Butrint. Republic of Albania
Cyclopean walls of the ancient city dating from IV century B.C. View of the gateway called Lions Gate, one of the six entrances to the city. It shows a lion devouring a bull. Butrint

Background imageBefore Collection: Menjeperura Tutmosis or Thutmose IV (1400-1301 B. C. ) tomb

Menjeperura Tutmosis or Thutmose IV (1400-1301 B. C. ) tomb
Menjeperura Tutmosis or Thutmose IV (1400-1301 b.C.) tomb. Eighth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty. New Kingdom. The two eyes of Horus painted on a tomb wall. Valley of the Kings. Egypt

Background imageBefore Collection: KV6 tomb or tomb of Ramses Setepenre Neferkare-IX. Valley of

KV6 tomb or tomb of Ramses Setepenre Neferkare-IX. Valley of
KV6 tomb or tomb of Ramses Setepenre Neferkare-IX. Eighth Twentieth Dynasty pharaoh. New Kingdom. He reigned from 1126-1108 B.C

Background imageBefore Collection: Tomb of Menjeperura or Thutmose IV. The pharaoh received by

Tomb of Menjeperura or Thutmose IV. The pharaoh received by
EGYPTIAN ART. EGYPT. Tomb of Menjeperura or Thutmose IV. Eighth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty. New Kingdom. Kingdom (1400 - 1301 B.C.). TOMB KV-43 or Tuthmosis IV tomb

Background imageBefore Collection: Livia Drusila (58 B. C. -29 A. C. ). Bust

Livia Drusila (58 B. C. -29 A. C. ). Bust
LIVIA DRUSILLA (58 b.C-29 a.C). Roman lady, wife of Emperor Augustus. Bust in parian marble. Dated around 20 B.C. Located in Crete. National Archaeological Museum. Athens. Greece

Background imageBefore Collection: Funerary stele of Hieron and Lysippe. Greece. IV century B. C

Funerary stele of Hieron and Lysippe. Greece. IV century B. C
GREEK ART. Greece. IV B..C. Funerary stele of Hieron and Lysippe in penteli marble representing a man and a woman shaking hands, united even after death

Background imageBefore Collection: Railway Station, Wearhead, County Durham

Railway Station, Wearhead, County Durham
Railway Station, Wearhead, Bishop Auckland, near Cowshill, County Durham, England. British Railways NE Region (Formally North Eastern Railway)

Background imageBefore Collection: The fifth Gloster Meteor F1 EE214 / G

The fifth Gloster Meteor F1 EE214 / G
The fifth Gloster Meteor F1, EE214/G. Before going to 616 Squadron this aircraft was used for ventral fuel-tank trials

Background imageBefore Collection: Structural geological units of Britain and Ireland

Structural geological units of Britain and Ireland
Map shows the main structural units of Britain, Ireland and surrounding seas. Fig 10 from Britain Before Man (1978), a Geological Museum publication

Background imageBefore Collection: Pulpit of John Knox in which he Preached

Pulpit of John Knox in which he Preached Before the Lords of the Congregation (1841). Moore, James 1819 - 1883. Date: 1841

Background imageBefore Collection: Adding Handles to China Baskets Before Firing, Belleek Potte

Adding Handles to China Baskets Before Firing, Belleek Potteries - an interior shot showing a row of men at a bench adding handles to the china baskets

Background imageBefore Collection: Temple of Augustus. Pula. Croatia

Temple of Augustus. Pula. Croatia
Temple of Augustus, dedicated to the goddess Roma and the emperor Augustus. It was built between the year 2 B.C. and 14 A.D

Background imageBefore Collection: Temple reliefs of Ptolemy I Soter (367-283 BC) at Sharuna

Temple reliefs of Ptolemy I Soter (367-283 BC) at Sharuna
EGYPTIAN ART. Temple reliefs of Ptolemy I Soter (367-283 BC) at Sharuna. Museum of Fine Arts. Budapest. Hungary

Background imageBefore Collection: Reliefs from the temple of Ptolemy I Soter (367-283 BC) in S

Reliefs from the temple of Ptolemy I Soter (367-283 BC) in S
Egyptian art. Reliefs from the temple of Ptolemy I Soter (367-283 BC) in Sharunas. Museum of Fine Arts. Budapest. Hungary

Background imageBefore Collection: Egyptian art. Funerary Cone with stamped inscription on the

Egyptian art. Funerary Cone with stamped inscription on the base in hieroglyphic writing. Museum of Fine Arts. Budapest. Hungary

Background imageBefore Collection: Bust of Empress Livia, wife of Augustus

Bust of Empress Livia, wife of Augustus. Found during the excavations Butrint theater in 1928. Dated in the last quarter of I century b.C. Ruins of Butrint Museum. Republic of Albania

Background imageBefore Collection: Bust of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa. Roman general and politici

Bust of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa. Roman general and politician, Octavian Augustus collaborator. He was responsible for many of the military successes of Octavian

Background imageBefore Collection: GREEK ART. REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA. Bust of Demeter, III-II cent

GREEK ART. REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA. Bust of Demeter, III-II cent
GREEK ART. REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA. Bust of Demeter, Greek goddess of agriculture. III-I centuries B.C. Ruins of Butrint Museum

Background imageBefore Collection: GREEK ART. REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA. Bust of woman. Herculaneum ty

GREEK ART. REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA. Bust of woman. Herculaneum type. Located during the excavations in Butrint Theater in 1928. Copy of a Hellenistic original, dated in the first half of I century BC

Background imageBefore Collection: Relief depicting the god Asclepius seated. Butrint. Albania

Relief depicting the god Asclepius seated. Butrint. Albania
GREEK ART. REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA. Relief depicting the god Asclepius seated. Found in 1938 near the Hellenistic gate of Butrint. III-I centuries B.C. Ruins of Butrint Museum

Background imageBefore Collection: GREEK ART. REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA. View of BYLLIS archeological

GREEK ART. REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA. View of BYLLIS archeological site, an old city founded by the Illyrians in IV century BC

Background imageBefore Collection: Triumphal Arch of the Sergii. Pula. Croatia

Triumphal Arch of the Sergii. Pula. Croatia
Triumphal Arch of the Sergii or Golden Gate, built between 29 and 27 BC. Corinthian style with Hellenistic and Asia Minor influence. Pula. Istrian Peninsula. Croatia

Background imageBefore Collection: Valley of the Kings. Entrance to the tomb of the Pharaoh Ram

Valley of the Kings. Entrance to the tomb of the Pharaoh Ram
Valley of the Kings. On the walls are carved rock tombs of New Kingdom pharaohs. Entrance to the tomb of the Pharaoh Ramses IV. Egypt

Background imageBefore Collection: Pharaoh Amenhotep III offering to the god Amun lotus flower

Pharaoh Amenhotep III offering to the god Amun lotus flowers and papyrus. New Kingdom. Temple of Luxor. Egypt

Background imageBefore Collection: RAMSES II remained seated for a council with his officers, d

RAMSES II remained seated for a council with his officers, during the military campaign against the Hittites. New Kingdom. Temple of Luxor. Egypt

Background imageBefore Collection: Ramesses II. Relief depicting the Pharaoh on a chariot in t

Ramesses II. Relief depicting the Pharaoh on a chariot in the Battle of Kadesh (northern Syria). New Kingdom. Temple of Luxor. Egypt

Background imageBefore Collection: Ramesses II. Leg

Ramesses II. Leg
Ramesses II. Detail of his leg. New Kingdom. Temple of Luxor. Egypt

Background imageBefore Collection: Ramesses II

Ramesses II. New Kingdom. Temple of Luxor. Egypt

Background imageBefore Collection: GREEK ART. REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA. Illyrian City Theater. Third

GREEK ART. REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA. Illyrian City Theater. Third century BC. Remodeled during the Roman rule. VjosI? Valley. BYLLIS RUINS

Background imageBefore Collection: Ruins of Byllis. Republic of Albania

Ruins of Byllis. Republic of Albania
GREEK ART. REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA. Archeological site of BYLLIS, old city founded by the Illyrians in IV century BC

Background imageBefore Collection: Greek Art Heracles statue. IV century B. C

Greek Art Heracles statue. IV century B. C
GREEK ART. Greece. IV century B.C. Statue of Heracles covered with a lions skin. He was holding the mallet in his right hand. Penteli marble. Dated 350-325 B.C

Background imageBefore Collection: Greek Art Funerary stele. V century B. C

Greek Art Funerary stele. V century B. C
GREEK ART. Greece. V century BC. Funerary stele marble. Relief with a Young offers a bird with her left hand to a child kneeling whos standing to pick it up

Background imageBefore Collection: Caryatid from Small Propylaea. I century B. C. Greece

Caryatid from Small Propylaea. I century B. C. Greece
GREEK ART. GREECE. Caryatid from Small Propylaea. Dated in the second half of I century b.C. Museum of Eleusis. Athens. Greece

Background imageBefore Collection: Votive relief representing Demeter and kore. V century B. C

Votive relief representing Demeter and kore. V century B. C
GREEK ART. GREECE. Votive relief representing Demeter sitting on a throne and kore standing holding torches. Dated in the first quarter of s.V b.C. Museum of Eleusis. Athens. Greece



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