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Statue of Athlete – Ephesos

2nd century AD (copy after a Greek original from the last quarter of the 4th century BC); found in 1895

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Collection of Greek and Roman Antiquities

Vienna, Austria

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These bronze figures of athletes of the Apoxymenos (Apoksimene) type were erected to pay tribute to the human body and its victorious efforts. Statues of athletes were commissioned to commemorate Olympic champions.

Statue of Athlete – Ephesos

2nd century AD (copy after a Greek original from the last quarter of the 4th century BC); found in 1895

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Collection of Greek and Roman Antiquities

Vienna, Austria

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Parthian Monument: the adoption of the Emperors

After 169 AD

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Collection of Greek and Roman Antiquities

Vienna, Austria

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Part of the magnificent Parthian Monument, the frieze was erected as a tribute the Antonine Roman Emperors. Commissioned to honour Lucius Verus and Marcus Aurelius, it also represented the legitimisation of their dynastic lineage through adoptions.

Parthian Monument: the adoption of the Emperors

After 169 AD

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Collection of Greek and Roman Antiquities

Vienna, Austria

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Dar Hussein

18th–19th centuries

Tunis medina , Tunisia

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Dar Hussein

18th–19th centuries

Tunis medina , Tunisia

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Tourbet el Bey

18th–19th centuries

Tunis medina , Tunisia

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Tourbet el Bey

18th–19th centuries

Tunis medina , Tunisia

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National Museum of Soares dos Reis

1795

Porto, Portugal

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This Neoclassical building, purpose-built to house a museum, shows the influence of the British architect Robert Adam.

Traditional house

19th century

Ashrafiyye, Lebanon

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An example of a 19th-century Lebanese house that shows influences from European architecture: the surface of the façade, ironwork and the stucco decoration.

Traditional house

19th century

Ashrafiyye, Lebanon

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Bahiya Palace

19th century

Marrakesh, Morocco

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Bahiya Palace

19th century

Marrakesh, Morocco

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House

19th century

Krushevo, Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)

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House

19th century

Krushevo, Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)

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House

19th century

Veles, Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)

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With its construction, façades and decoration, the house is a good example of Macedonian urban architecture.

House

19th century

Veles, Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)

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House

19th century

Krushevo, Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)

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House

19th century

Krushevo, Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)

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Dar Ben Abdallah

19th century

Tunis, Tunisia

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Dar Ben Abdallah

19th century

Tunis, Tunisia

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Musée de Carthage

19th century

Carthage, Tunisia

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Musée de Carthage

19th century

Carthage, Tunisia

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Statue of Jules Ferry

19th century

Musée d’Histoire Moderne et Contemporaine de Kassar Saïd

Le Bardo, Tunis, Tunisia

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The statue of Jules Ferry, a former Prime Minister of France and a strong supporter of French colonialism in Africa, once stood on the Place d’Afrique in Tunis as a symbol of the French Protectorate.

Statue of Jules Ferry

19th century

Musée d’Histoire Moderne et Contemporaine de Kassar Saïd

Le Bardo, Tunis, Tunisia

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Temple and fountain of Zaghwan

19th century

Institut Supérieur d’Histoire Contemporaine de la Tunisie

La Manouba, Tunis, Tunisia

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Ruins of a nymphaeum ‒ the ancient Greek and Roman sites consecrated to water nymphs ‒ and its temple.

Temple and fountain of Zaghwan

19th century

Institut Supérieur d’Histoire Contemporaine de la Tunisie

La Manouba, Tunis, Tunisia

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Inside a Jewish household

19th century

Institut Supérieur d’Histoire Contemporaine de la Tunisie

La Manouba, Tunis, Tunisia

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Inside a Jewish household

19th century

Institut Supérieur d’Histoire Contemporaine de la Tunisie

La Manouba, Tunis, Tunisia

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Tomb of Sultan Selim II

19th century

Sabancı University, Sakıp Sabancı Museum

Istanbul, Turkey

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The tomb is visited by many people who come out of respect and to remember.

Tomb of Sultan Selim II

19th century

Sabancı University, Sakıp Sabancı Museum

Istanbul, Turkey

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The Miraculous Sea Lady Church

19th century (unspecified)

Batrun, Lebanon

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The Miraculous Sea Lady Church

19th century (unspecified)

Batrun, Lebanon

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