Temple Of Bel (I) (Interactive 3D Experience)
The Temple of Bel (Arabic: معبد بل‎‎), was an ancient temple located in Palmyra, Syria. The temple, consecrated to the Mesopotamian god Bel, worshiped at Palmyra in triad with the lunar god Aglibol and the sun god Yarhibol, formed the center of religious life…

Escultura de Rodrigo de Bastidas y Rodriguez de Romera
Bronze statue of Don Rodrigo de Bastidas, first bishop of Coros, Venezuela in 1531 and interim governor of the Province of Venezuela from 1540-1542. Son of Conquistador Rodrigo de Bastidas.

Sleeping Hermaphroditus
In 1619, Cardinal Scipione Borghese commissioned the Baroque Italian sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini to sculpt the mattress under the marble figure. This work is a Roman copy that was probably inspired by a Greek original of the 2nd century BC. This statue is…

Santa Apolonia
This half-length frontal representation of the martyred saint was painted in oil on wood by one of the most important artists of this period. The image is presented dressed in a costume of the eighteenth century and in his hands his attributes (a palm and…

Gruta Virgen de El Carmen
The “Virgen del Carmen” Grotto is a niche built with river stones, concrete, and adobe by the people of El Calvario town. This construction is part of the Maria May School facade. The grotto, shaped as an arch, has a wood frontispiece. The sculptures' niche…

Fachada Escuela Maria May
This school opened in 1961 as El Hatillo Pre-K Institute. In 1962, the school became an Elementary School and changed its name to Maria May School, honoring Maria May (1882-1971), a beloved school teacher remembered for the oldest members of the community.…

Calavera
Carlos Zerpa began his Skulls series in New York in 1993. Created with ceramic, jewels, paint, and embedded objects, these skulls are (according to Zerpa) an homage to Mexico.

Icelandic Cave (I) (exterior)
Exterior of a cave in Iceland, near Snaefellsjokull

Orgaje I
Carved in mahogany wood, this artwork by Zulian artist Carlos Romero, “Orgage” (a made-up word with “organic” and “geometric”), uses rounded shapes as an expression of natural life and geometric patterns to portray the analytical side of human beings.

Jarrón Chino de la Dinastía Ming
This container is a jar, made during the Ming Dynasty (1573-1620). It is characterized by being narrow at its ends and thickened at the upper part of the body. Elaborated in white porcelain with decorations of flowers and leaves in cobalt blue. The mouth of…

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