Amethyst intaglio portrait of a man
c. 50-40 BC
Late Republican Roman
(Source: The Metropolitan Museum)
Roman Glass Chalice
An ancient Roman transparent green glass chalice with an everted rim, indented sides and a disk foot.
Ranakpur jain temple, Rajasthan / India (by msternarch).
The very alphabet you are using at this moment is one which is derived from the Proto-Canaanite/Phoenician alphabet. Much of the knowledge the Greeks used to build their great civilization was based on knowledge passed on to them by Middle Easterners.
Hathor Temple at Dendera.
The Tragic Mask