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Viceroyalty of New Spain, c. 1800
Imageby Simeon Netchev

Viceroyalty of New Spain, c. 1800

A map depicting the Viceroyalty of New Spain (the first of four viceroyalties that the Spanish Crown established to govern its conquests) which, at its height, comprised five royal audiencias and over twelve Catholic dioceses covering vast...
Statue of Vasco Núñez de Balboa
Imageby Carlos Siu

Statue of Vasco Núñez de Balboa

A modern statue in Panama City of Vasco Núñez de Balboa (1475-1519), the Spanish conquistador who famously discovered the Pacific Ocean after crossing the isthmus of Panama in 1513.
Vasco Núñez de Balboa
Imageby Unknown Artist

Vasco Núñez de Balboa

A 19th-century portrait of Vasco Núñez de Balboa (1475-1519), the Spanish conquistador who famously discovered the Pacific Ocean after crossing the isthmus of Panama in 1513. (Naval Museum of Madrid)
Pedro Álvares Cabral
Imageby João Carvalho

Pedro Álvares Cabral

Statue of Pedro Álvares Cabral (1467/1468 to c. 1520) in Lisbon, Portugal.
Standing Censer
Imageby Liana Miate

Standing Censer

From Egypt. 5th-6th century CE. Made from copper alloy. (Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, Victoria).
Pilgrim Flask of St Menas
Imageby Liana Miate

Pilgrim Flask of St Menas

From the Monastery of St Menas, Abu Mina, Egypt. 6th-7th century CE. Made from clay. (Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, Victoria).
Oil Lamp with Running Animals & Greek Inscription
Imageby Liana Miate

Oil Lamp with Running Animals & Greek Inscription

From a workshop in Upper Egypt. The Greek inscription says "The Holy and Consubstantial Trinity Amen." 4th-5th century CE. Made from clay. (Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, Victoria).
Toy
Imageby Liana Miate

Toy

From Egypt. 5th-7th century CE. Made from bone and paint. (Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, Victoria).
Window Shutters or Cupboard Doors
Imageby Liana Miate

Window Shutters or Cupboard Doors

From Egypt. 5th-7th century CE. Made from wood. (Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, Victoria).
Figurine of Zeus with Eagle
Imageby Liana Miate

Figurine of Zeus with Eagle

Zeus is seated behind an eagle, one of the god's attributes. This iconographic type is unknown in Greece and draws its inspiration from a motif of oriental origin, of a god mounted on a bird. From Egypt. Mid-2nd century CE. Made from...
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