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Frieze Collection

"Frieze: A Window into Ancient Art and Architecture" From the intricate metope of the Parthenon marbles, depicting a fierce battle between mythical creatures

Background imageFrieze Collection: Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Phidias showing the Parthenon Frieze to his Friends, Sir

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Phidias showing the Parthenon Frieze to his Friends, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema(8 January 1836 - 25 June 1912)

Background imageFrieze Collection: Pergamon Altar. Athena against the giant Alcyoneus

Pergamon Altar. Athena against the giant Alcyoneus
Pergamon Altar. Built by order of Eumenes II Soter. 164-156 BC by artists of the school of Pergamon. Marble and limestone. East frieze. Gigantomachy. Struggle between gods and giants

Background imageFrieze Collection: Metope. Parthenon marbles depicting part of the batlle betwe

Metope. Parthenon marbles depicting part of the batlle betwe
South metope XXX. Parthenon marbles depicting part of the batlle between the Centaurs and the Lapiths. 5th c. BC. Athens. British Museum. London. United Kingdom

Background imageFrieze Collection: Pergamon Altar. Hecate fighting against the giant Klytios ne

Pergamon Altar. Hecate fighting against the giant Klytios ne
Pergamon Altar. Built by order of Eumenes II Soter. 164-156 BC. Marble and limestone. Gigantomachy. South frieze. The three-faceted goddess Hecate fighting with a torch

Background imageFrieze Collection: Greece, Crete, Knossos Minoan Palace, Three Women frieze

Greece, Crete, Knossos Minoan Palace, Three Women frieze

Background imageFrieze Collection: Egyptian Art. Relief depicting a bee, symbol of Lower Egypt

Egyptian Art. Relief depicting a bee, symbol of Lower Egypt
Egyptian Art. The Karnak Temple Complex. Relief depicting a bee, symbol of Lower Egypt. New Kingdom. Egypt

Background imageFrieze Collection: View of Lincoln Cathedral from the North West

View of Lincoln Cathedral from the North West
View of magnificent West Front of Lincoln Cathedral from the North West Date: 1915

Background imageFrieze Collection: Ancient Roman athletes boxing in leather gloves

Ancient Roman athletes boxing in leather gloves
Ancient Roman athletes boxing wearing a cestus (leather glove) on each hand

Background imageFrieze Collection: Frieze on the 130ft high El Castillo, Xunantunich Ruins, San Ignacio, Belize

Frieze on the 130ft high El Castillo, Xunantunich Ruins, San Ignacio, Belize, Central America

Background imageFrieze Collection: The Dance of Death, from the choir (tempera on stone)

The Dance of Death, from the choir (tempera on stone)
XIR182037 The Dance of Death, from the choir (tempera on stone) by French School, (15th century); Church of St. Robert, La Chaise-Dieu, Haute-Loire, France; French, out of copyright

Background imageFrieze Collection: Frieze on the 130ft high El Castillo, Xunantunich Ruins, San Ignacio, Belize

Frieze on the 130ft high El Castillo, Xunantunich Ruins, San Ignacio, Belize, Central America

Background imageFrieze Collection: Al Khazneh Temple, Petra, Jordan

Al Khazneh Temple, Petra, Jordan
Al Khazneh (The Treasury) Temple, Petra, Jordan, carved out of the sandstone rock face. Date: 20th century

Background imageFrieze Collection: Pergamon Altar. Hephaistos and goddess Eos riding a horse

Pergamon Altar. Hephaistos and goddess Eos riding a horse
Pergamon Altar. Built by order of Eumenes II Soter. 164-156 BC by artists of the school of Pergamon. Marble and limestone. South frieze. Gigantomachy

Background imageFrieze Collection: Architecture I: Orders of Architecture, engraved by Charles Lawrie (engraving)

Architecture I: Orders of Architecture, engraved by Charles Lawrie (engraving)
XJF314357 Architecture I: Orders of Architecture, engraved by Charles Lawrie (engraving) by Waring, John Burley (1823-1875) (after); Private Collection; English, out of copyright

Background imageFrieze Collection: Huaca del Sol y de la Luna, precolombian (Moche) structure, polychrome friezes, Peru

Huaca del Sol y de la Luna, precolombian (Moche) structure, polychrome friezes, Peru, South America

Background imageFrieze Collection: The Dance of Death (fresco)

The Dance of Death (fresco)
BAL63057 The Dance of Death (fresco) by Kastav, Janez (fl.c.1490); Church of the Holy Trinity, Hrastovlje, Slovenia; out of copyright

Background imageFrieze Collection: Peninsular and Oriental Pavilion (River Front), c1900

Peninsular and Oriental Pavilion (River Front), c1900.The Peninsular and Oriental Pavilion of the Exposition Universelle of 1889. By T. E. Collcutt, Architect and G. E. Moira and F. L

Background imageFrieze Collection: Lobby, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Lobby, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Lobby of the Union Terminal railway station, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageFrieze Collection: Ara Pacis Augustae. Scrolling acanthus relief

Ara Pacis Augustae. Scrolling acanthus relief
Roman Art. Italy. Ara Pacis Augustae. Dated 13 BC. Scrolling acanthus relief. Museum of the Ara Pacis. Rome. Italy

Background imageFrieze Collection: Parthenon. Athens. Greece

Parthenon. Athens. Greece
Greece. Athens. Parthenon. 447-438 BC. in Doric style under leadership of Pericles. The building was designed by the architects Ictinos and Callicrates. Acropolis

Background imageFrieze Collection: Mosaic of Orpheus. Miletus. Pergamon Museum. Berlin. Germany

Mosaic of Orpheus. Miletus. Pergamon Museum. Berlin. Germany
Mosaic of Orpheus. 200 AD. Of a private room, dining room or triclinium of a roman domus. From Miletus. Pergamon Museum. Berlin. Germany

Background imageFrieze Collection: Design for Frieze (Wallpaper) with sailing ships

Design for Frieze (Wallpaper) with sailing ships. Charcoal and Pencil on copy paper with one portion in coloured Crayon. Silver Studio. circa 1900

Background imageFrieze Collection: Nottingham Town Hall

Nottingham Town Hall
The Council House, made of Portland stone, was the largest stone building to be built in Britain since World War One and was opened by the Prince of Wales on 22 May 1929 Date: 1950s

Background imageFrieze Collection: Eglise de la Madeleine, Paris, France

Eglise de la Madeleine, Paris, France. Date: late 19th century

Background imageFrieze Collection: Europe, Spain, Barcelona, Arc de Triomf

Europe, Spain, Barcelona, Arc de Triomf

Background imageFrieze Collection: The Peace frieze from the Standard of Ur. Sumerian artefact excavated from the Royal

The Peace frieze from the Standard of Ur. Sumerian artefact excavated from the Royal Cemetery in Ur (located in modern-day Iraq)

Background imageFrieze Collection: Silhouette of polo stables, horses and players

Silhouette of polo stables, horses and players

Background imageFrieze Collection: Persepolis, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Iran, Middle East

Persepolis, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Iran, Middle East

Background imageFrieze Collection: Ancient Greek ornamental architecture and sculpture, (1898). Creator: Unknown

Ancient Greek ornamental architecture and sculpture, (1898). Creator: Unknown
Ancient Greek ornamental architecture and sculpture, (1898). Fig. I. Doric capital from Paestum (with painted ornaments). Fig 2

Background imageFrieze Collection: King of France Charles X, 1930 (etching)

King of France Charles X, 1930 (etching)
8915547 King of France Charles X, 1930 (etching) by Bertrand, Noel Francois (c.1785-1852); Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna, Austria; (add.info.: Charles X, King of France)

Background imageFrieze Collection: Frieze, second half of the 15th century (fresco)

Frieze, second half of the 15th century (fresco)
8620120 Frieze, second half of the 15th century (fresco) by Italian School, (15th century); Museo di Santa Giulia, Museo della citta, Brescia, Italy; (add.info.: Frieze)

Background imageFrieze Collection: A lonely job. Waiting all alone in the dark for a trip to come through. a. 1908 (photo)

A lonely job. Waiting all alone in the dark for a trip to come through. a. 1908 (photo)
682563 A lonely job. Waiting all alone in the dark for a trip to come through. a. 1908 (photo); (add.info.: A lonely job. Waiting all alone in the dark for a trip[?] to come through)

Background imageFrieze Collection: 'Esther's Banquet', by E. Armitage, from the Liverpool Exhibition of Fine Arts, 1865

"Esther's Banquet", by E. Armitage, from the Liverpool Exhibition of Fine Arts, 1865. Creator: Unknown
"Esther's Banquet", by E. Armitage, from the Liverpool Exhibition of Fine Arts, 1865. Engraving of a painting

Background imageFrieze Collection: Jubilee Hymn, 1897

Jubilee Hymn, 1897
1573960 Jubilee Hymn, 1897; (add.info.: Copy of the Jubille Hymn sheet from the celebration of Queen Victoria's (1819 - 1901) Diamond Jubilee. 1897); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageFrieze Collection: Dunston Hall Norfolk (engraving)

Dunston Hall Norfolk (engraving)
8627543 Dunston Hall Norfolk (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Dunston Hall Norfolk)

Background imageFrieze Collection: A Drawing Room Ingle Nook, Hampton and Sons Catalogue, 1902

A Drawing Room Ingle Nook, Hampton and Sons Catalogue, 1902
STC255891 A Drawing Room Ingle Nook, Hampton and Sons Catalogue, 1902; Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection

Background imageFrieze Collection: Ancient Greek Female Costume (litho)

Ancient Greek Female Costume (litho)
8637144 Ancient Greek Female Costume (litho) by Smith, John Moyr (1839-1912); Private Collection; (add.info.: Female dress of the time of Phidias)

Background imageFrieze Collection: The Renaissance in Italy, Architecture, Courts, Facades, Ceilings, etc (engraving)

The Renaissance in Italy, Architecture, Courts, Facades, Ceilings, etc (engraving)
8644800 The Renaissance in Italy, Architecture, Courts, Facades, Ceilings, etc (engraving) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Renaissance in Italy, Architecture)

Background imageFrieze Collection: Back to the Line, A Frieze of Fortitude, WW1 (b/w photo)

Back to the Line, A Frieze of Fortitude, WW1 (b/w photo)
8641390 Back to the Line, A Frieze of Fortitude, WW1 (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Back to the Line, A Frieze of Fortitude, WW1)

Background imageFrieze Collection: Alexander the Great entering Babylon with Persian captives (engraving)

Alexander the Great entering Babylon with Persian captives (engraving)
8635076 Alexander the Great entering Babylon with Persian captives (engraving) by Thorvaldsen, Bertel (1770-1844) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageFrieze Collection: The courtyard of the Palace of Justice in Rome

The courtyard of the Palace of Justice in Rome
3559863 The courtyard of the Palace of Justice in Rome; (add.info.: Artist: Calderini, Guglielmo Date of Artwork: 1888 -1910 Location: Rome Photographer: Anderson); Alinari Archives, Florence

Background imageFrieze Collection: View of the entrance door to Saint John's College in Cambridge

View of the entrance door to Saint John's College in Cambridge
3569937 View of the entrance door to Saint John's College in Cambridge by Unknown photographer, (19th century); (add.info.: Cambridge, St)

Background imageFrieze Collection: Vienna Universal Exhibition of 1873: triumphal arch built with bricks

Vienna Universal Exhibition of 1873: triumphal arch built with bricks
3575853 Vienna Universal Exhibition of 1873: triumphal arch built with bricks; (add.info.: Vienna, Austria 1873 Universal Exhibition of Vienna, 1873 Photographer: Kramer, Oscar); Alinari Archives

Background imageFrieze Collection: Glazed brick guardsman from the palace at Susa, Iran (photo)

Glazed brick guardsman from the palace at Susa, Iran (photo)
3329562 Glazed brick guardsman from the palace at Susa, Iran (photo); (add.info.: Glazed brick guardsman from a frieze showing a row of royal guards)

Background imageFrieze Collection: Chimney Piece and Mirrored wall, design for the Hotel de Villars (architect le Roux)

Chimney Piece and Mirrored wall, design for the Hotel de Villars (architect le Roux)
STC255834 Chimney Piece and Mirrored wall, design for the Hotel de Villars (architect le Roux) from a 19th century compilation of French designers and architects, Rapilly, Engraving, M Riester

Background imageFrieze Collection: A little dictionary of art in 100 pictures (litho)

A little dictionary of art in 100 pictures (litho)
8673176 A little dictionary of art in 100 pictures (litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: A little dictionary of art in 100 pictures)

Background imageFrieze Collection: Phidias or Pheidias: Athene from the Frieze of the Parthenon, British Museum, London (b/w photo)

Phidias or Pheidias: Athene from the Frieze of the Parthenon, British Museum, London (b/w photo)
8649870 Phidias or Pheidias: Athene from the Frieze of the Parthenon, British Museum, London (b/w photo) by European Photographer

Background imageFrieze Collection: The Renaissance in Italy, Architecture, Courts, Facades, Decoration (engraving)

The Renaissance in Italy, Architecture, Courts, Facades, Decoration (engraving)
8644801 The Renaissance in Italy, Architecture, Courts, Facades, Decoration (engraving) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Renaissance in Italy, Architecture)



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"Frieze: A Window into Ancient Art and Architecture" From the intricate metope of the Parthenon marbles, depicting a fierce battle between mythical creatures, to the grandeur of Athena's triumph over the giant Alcyoneus on the Pergamon Altar, friezes have long been an essential part of artistic expression. In Greece, at the Knossos Minoan Palace in Crete, a captivating frieze showcases three women gracefully adorned with vibrant garments. Meanwhile, Egyptian art reveals a relief featuring a bee—a powerful symbol representing Lower Egypt. Transporting us to ancient Rome, we witness athletes engaging in intense boxing matches while donning leather gloves. The view of Lincoln Cathedral from the North West captures its majestic beauty through an intricately designed frieze. Venturing further across continents, we encounter El Castillo's towering 130ft high frieze at Xunantunich Ruins in San Ignacio, Belize. Its detailed carvings immerse us in Mayan culture and history. The Dance of Death comes alive through tempera on stone within a choir setting—an eerie yet mesmerizing depiction that captivates viewers with its haunting symbolism. Architecture itself finds representation within friezes as well. Engravings by Charles Lawrie beautifully illustrate different orders of architecture—showcasing their unique characteristics and styles. Lastly, we are transported to Petra's Al Khazneh Temple in Jordan where another stunning frieze awaits our gaze. Here Hephaistos and goddess Eos ride together atop a magnificent horse—a testament to both craftsmanship and mythology intertwining seamlessly. Friezes serve as portals connecting us to ancient civilizations' stories and beliefs—each one offering glimpses into their rich cultural heritage. Through these remarkable works of art adorning walls and monuments worldwide, we can appreciate humanity's enduring fascination with creativity throughout history.