1st ML, BCE

Show me the man whose happiness was anything more than illusion, followed by disillusion.

Oedipus Rex, by Sophocles

429 BCE

Temple of Segesta

420 BCE


Mnesicles, 421 BCE-406 BCE

Ancient Theater of Segesta

400 BCE

Ancient Theater of Taormina

400 BCE

Chimera of Arezzo

400 BCE

Cista Depicting a Dionysian Revel and Perseus with Medusa's Head

400 BCE

Lady of Guardamar

400 BCE

Olmec Head, San Lorenzo Monument 1

800 BCE-400 BCE

It takes 1.8 million words to describe the meaning of life

The Mahābhārata

Vyasa, 400 BCE

Torc Celtic Necklace

400 BCE

By the force of eloquence they mean the force of truth


Plato, 399 BCE

Terracotta calyx-krater

400 BCE-390 BCE

Head of Plato

370 BCE

Irony, metaphysics, and the meaning of life

The Republic

Plato, 360 BCE

Etruscan Mirror

350 BCE

Lady of Baza

350 BCE

A masterclass on poetry and theater — too bad it’s half missing

Aristotle’s Poetics

Aristotle, 335 BCE

Horse head Medici Riccardi

325 BCE

Dodona Theater

300 BCE

Etruscan Woman

300 BCE


300 BCE

Jug in the Form of a Woman's Head (Oinochoe)

300 BCE

Ombra Della Sera

300 BCE

Terracotta Votive Statuette of Two Draped Females

300 BCE

Ancient Theatre of Delphi

300 BCE

Theatre of Epidaurus

Polykleitos the Younger, 300 BCE

Ashoka Pillar

268 BCE

Dying Gaul

250 BCE

Horus Falcon

250 BCE

Alabaster Cinerary Urn

300 BCE-200 BCE

Head of Etruscan Woman

200 BCE

Laocoön and His Sons

200 BCE

Liver of Piacenza

200 BCE


200 BCE

Want to become a Brahman? Memorize 1000 laws.

The Laws of Manu

Author Unknown, 200 BCE

Zhong Bell, 戰國秦 青銅鐘

400 BCE-200 BCE

The Rosetta Stone

196 BCE

The gods have given him health, victory and power, and all other good things, and he and his children shall retain the kingship for all time.

The Rosetta Stone, Translation of the Greek Section

196 BCE

Sarcophagus of Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa

140 BCE

Talati de Dalt

850 BCE-123 BCE


100 BCE


100 BCE

Sculpture of Cleopatra

100 BCE

Boy with Thorn (Spinario)

100 BCE

Rama's journey to rescue his wife from the demon king (she's in another castle)

The Ramayana

Valmiki, 100 BCE

Perseus and Andromeda

90 BCE

The Orator

90 BCE

Conquest of the Gauls

Julius Caesar, 50 BCE

Holcombe Mirror

50 BCE

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