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100artistsbook:

The Figure of Mercury. 1639. The workshop of Peter Paul Rubens. Flanders. carved ivory. Hermitage Museum. St. Petersburg. Russia
More male art at www.theartofman.net and www.VitruvianLens.com 
st-augustus-in-the-fields:

Detail from the Nymph and the Scorpion by shannonrossalbers on Flickr.
goldenfeet:

Marianne Stokes - A Faun Feeding a Squirrel
eusebes:

Zeus by Jan Bintakies
dead-mantis:

Roman Slave, Oscar Pereira Da Silva (1865- 1939)
ancientpeoples:

Floor tile
Roman Britain, 1st-4th century ADProbably from London
Inscribed with a sketch of a lighthouse
The sketch appears to show a pharos, a Roman lighthouse. Two such lighthouses flanked the Roman harbour at Dover, the main base of the British fleet. The sketch was scratched onto the tile before firing.
Source: British Museum
antonio-m:

George Frederick Watts (English, 1817-1904), Genius of Greek Poetry, 1878. Oil on canvas, 53.02 x 66.04 cm. Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
hellenismosandme:

The first day of the month is sacred Selênê, Titaness of the Moon and Months. She brings to us the new month, Metageitnion.
“Hail, white-armed goddess, bright Selene, mild, bright-tressed queen! ” -Homeric Hymn #32
archaicwonder:

Greek Chalcidian Bronze Helmet, Circa 4th Century BC
The crown with carinated perimeter extending into triangular contour above the brow, three plume holders attached above, contoured ‘eyebrow’ at center-front, with hinged cheekpieces.
lionofchaeronea:

Bust of The Emperor Commodus as Hercules, unknown artist, 180-193 CE, now in the Capitoline Museum, Rome