Greek, Asian, Columbian, Aztec and other ancient culture motifs are displayed through sculptures, statues, wall hangings, pottery, wood carvings, castingsand other works of art. Museum quality replicas ensure breath taking beauty in any home.
Shown Left: From our Pre-Columbian Art section. The "Tablet of the Sun". The tablet shows King Pacal on the left side, dressed in burial apparel and holding a full-bodied eccentric flint and a shield made of a flayed human face, a symbol of war. Available here.
The art of ancient Greece has exercised an enormous influence on the culture of many countries from ancient times until the present, particularly in the areas of sculpture and architecture. Well into the 19th century, the classical tradition derived from Greece dominated the art of the western world.
Christian art spans many segments of Christianity. Per each religious sect, art mediums and styles change; however, the unifying theme is the representation of the life and times of Jesus Christ.
|From the East|
Devoted to the arts of the Far East includes a vast range of influences from various cultures and religions. Cornerstones in this tradition are beliefs in spiritual, karmic, or ancestral forces.
The Celts were the ancient inhabitants of much of Europe. A spiritual people, their rich mythology and symbology later merged with the Christian beliefs they embraced to create a distinctive art seen especially in Ireland and Scotland.
|Mesopotamian & Assyrian Art|
Mesopotamia refers to the region now occupied by modern Iraq, eastern Syria, and southeastern Turkey. The toponym comes from the Greek words μέσος "between" and ποταμός "river", referring to the basins of the Euphrates and the Tigris rivers and the area inbetween.
The Olmec predominated in their lands from about 1200 BC to about 400 BC and they are, in fact, claimed by many to be the progenitors and mother culture of every primary element common to later Mesoamerican civilizations.
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