01 février 2013

Christian Louboutin home

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01 février 2013

Nero supports a slumping naked Armenia. Roman relief sculpture, Aphrodisias, Turkey

Roman relief sculpture, Aphrodisias, Turkey. Nero supports a slumping naked Armenia. © Paul Edward Williams 2012 She wears a soft eastern hat.
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01 février 2013

Roman relief sculpture of Bellerophon, Aphrodisias, Turkey

Roman relief sculpture of Bellerophon, Aphrodisias, Turkey. © Paul Edward Williams 2012 Bellerophon was a Lykian hero who was claimed to be the founder of Aphrodisias. He holds the winged horse Pegasos. The quality of the carving is poor indicating an apprentice piece.
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01 février 2013

Roman relief sculpture of a Female Captive. Aphrodisias Archaological Museum, Turkey

Roman relief sculpture of a Female Captive. Aphrodisias Archaological Museum, Turkey © Paul Edward Williams 2012
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01 février 2013

Roman relief sculpture of Aineas Fleeing Troy with his wife & children from the Oda first room, Aphrodisias, Turkey

Roman relief sculpture of Aineas Fleeing Troy with his wife & children from the Oda first room, Aphrodisias, Turkey © Paul Edward Williams 2012
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01 février 2013

Sculpture of Roman Emperor being crowned with a barbarian captive. Aphrodisias Archaeological museum, Turkey

Sculpture of Roman Emperor being crowned with a barbarian captive. Aphrodisias Archaeological museum, Turkey © Paul Edward Williams 2012
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01 février 2013

Roman relief sculpture, Aphrodisias, Turkey. Achilles supports the dying Amazon queen Penthesilea

Roman relief sculpture, Aphrodisias, Turkey. Achilles supports the dying Amazon queen Penthesilea © Paul Edward Williams 2012 whom he has mortally wounded. Her double headed axe slips from her hands. The queen had come to fight against the Greeks in the Trojan war and Achilles fell in love with her.
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01 février 2013

Roman relief sculpture, Aphrodisias, Turkey. Baby Dionysus is handed from one nymph to another for suckling

Roman relief sculpture, Aphrodisias, Turkey. Baby Dionysus is handed from one nymph to another for suckling. © Paul Edward Williams 2012 A bearded Silenos gestures excitedly. The scene is set at Nysa in the Meander Valley, where Zeus had his gifted child Dionysos, born to him by Semele and brought up in the wilds out of the view of Hera.
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01 février 2013

Prometheus is screaming in pain. Roman relief sculpture, Aphrodisias, Turkey

Prometheus is screaming in pain. Roman relief sculpture, Aphrodisias, Turkey. © Paul Edward Williams 2012 Zeus had given him a terrible punishment for giving fire to man: he was tied to the Caucasus mountains and had his liver picked out daily by an eagle. Herakles shot the eagle and is undoing the first manacle. He wears his trade mark lion-skin and thrown his club to one side. A small mountain nymph, holding a throwing stick appears amongst the rocks.
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01 février 2013

Roman relief sculpture of Aphrodite & Anchises from the Oda first room, Aphrodisias, Turkey

Roman relief sculpture of Aphrodite & Anchises from the Oda first room, Aphrodisias, Turkey. © Paul Edward Williams 2012 The trojan shepherd Anchises gazes at a seated Aphrodite, his lover for one night on Mount Ida. She hold a small Eros in her lap : this is an erotic encounter. The head of Seine [ moon ] appears above the mountain in the top left of the scene. Aineas was the result of this union.
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