Reconstructions & Sketches of the Ancient World 

New Illustrated Bible History A growing database of images and sketches of the ancient world.

Paintings and Sketches by Bjanikka Ben and Maliyah Weston

Ancient Customs

Judea Capta Coins

Ancient Patriarch's Clothing in the Time of Abraham 

The Name Jesus in Ancient Hebrew Script

The Watchtower in the Vineyard

Ancient Seals or Signets

Bronze Mirrors

Dining in Ancient Rome

Ancient Sun Dial

Ancient Lattice Windows

Ancient Cuneiform Writing

Ancient Harp from Ur

Jewish Captives Playing the Lyre

Ancient Beards and Styles

Ancient Wine Press

Ancient Symbols

The Egyptian Staff of Inheritance

The Ancient Obelisk

The god Asshur of Ancient Assyria

Ancient Diadems

Ancient Crowns

Ancient Rulers

Shishak of Egypt Mentions Judah

Sennacherib King of Assyria

Tiberius Caesar

Assurnasirpal II of Assyria

Ancient Buildings, Walls, Towers and Gates 

Phasael Tower

Herod the Great's Fortified Palace

Herod's Theater

Hippicus Tower

Monument of King Alexander Jannaeus 

The Pool of Bethesda

Tomb of David

Tomb of Absalom

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

The Pool of Siloam

Ancient Music

Ancient Cymbals

Ancient Harp

Ancient Horns

Ancient Drums

Ancient Dulcimer or Bagpipe

Ancient Flutes or Pipes

Ancient Handbell

Ancient Harps

Ancient Lutes

Ancient Trumpets

Ancient Sistrum or Rattle

Ancient Tambourines

Ancient Triangle Instrument

Ancient Cities

Plan of the Site of Nineveh

Sketch of Ancient Lachish

Sketch of Nebuchadnezzar's City of Babylon

Plan of Abdon Reconstruction. Khirbet Adben

Palace of Minos at Knossos

Ancient Gods

Dagon the Fish-God of the Philistines

The god Asshur of Ancient Assyria

Apis the Sacred Bull of Egypt

Assyrian God Nisroch

Jupiter the Chief God of Rome

Juno the Roman Savior of Women

Mars the Roman God of War

Ancient Warfare

Assyrian Siege of Lachish Sketch 

Assyrian King Trods the Neck of His Enemy

Prisoners Under an Egyptian Kings Footstool

Egyptians Counting Enemy Hands

Ancient Spearman

Assyrian Slinger

Placing the Foot on the Captive

The Greek Phalanx

The Greek Soldier

The Greek Spearman

Ancient Punishment

Assyrian Death Penalty 

Assyrians Blinding Their Prisoners 

Israelites Forced to Labor

Assyrian Fetters

The Roman Scourge

Hooks in their Lips

Ancient Asians and Philistines Chained

Assyrian King Blinding his Captives 

Binding Prisoners

Ancient Beheading

Crushing the Enemy

Cutting Prisoners in Pieces

Flaying Their Victims Alive

Chained Around the Neck

Ancient Slavery

Captives Being Skinned Alive

Ancient Torture

Seti I Crushing His Foes

Ancient Slavery of Women

Ancient Ships

Philistine Ships

Phoenician Ships

Pompeii Illustration Rolling Up a Sail

Paul's Ship to Malta

Ancient Assyria

Royal Assyrian Chariot

Assyrian Stone Altar

Ancient People

Head of Alexander the Great 

Antiochus IV Epiphanes 

Ancient Greeks

Ancient Ziggurat's and Temples

Reconstruction Sketch of the Ziggurat at Ur

Reconstruction Sketch of the Temple of Marduk, Babylon

Reconstruction of the Sumerian Oval Temple at Khafaje

Mayan Acropolis at Copan

Karnak - Temple of Amun

Luxor - Amun Cult Center near Karnak

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Ancient Altars

Palace of Caiaphas

Roman Centurion

Flavian Amphitheatre

Crown of Thorns

Damascus Gate

Hasmonean Palace

Ancient Israelite House

First Century Israelite Houses

Wealthy Israelite House

Jewish Religious Leader

Ancient Phylacteries

Roman Procurator

Greek Ship

Capernaum Synagogue

Tax Collector

Jerusalem Temple

Jesus Reading Isaiah Scroll

Ancient Torah Scroll

Egyptian Goddess

Ancient Sheep Fold

Ancient Sling

Solomon's Temple Court

Ancient Helmets

Ancient Standards

Ancient Dancing

Ancient Music Playing

Ancient Ox Carts

Solomon's Bronze Laver

Ancient Tracks Between Walls

Ancient Women Traveling

Pharos Lighthouse of Alexandria

Nebo, God of Babylon

Nebuchadnezzar Cameo

Nebuchadnezzar Inscription

Ancient Roman Army Standards

Ancient Temple of Diana Coin

Ancient Thessalonica

Ancient Statue of Diana

Ancient Fringes or Tassels

Tomb of Darius I Carved into Cliff

Ancient Italy

Ancient Mound

Ancient Waterpot

Egyptian Procession Carrying an Ark

Ancient Walled City

Ramesses I

Bust of an Ancient Woman

Pinnacle of the Temple

Thank Offering to the Bird God

Vespasian Coin

Colosseum Coin

Color Drawing of the Colosseum Coin

Winged Bull Size

King Hunting Lions

Augustus Wearing Civic Crown

Gladiators Fighting Bears and Lions

Greek Temple Ruins - Aphrodisias in Turkey

A Donkey

Ancient Persian Column Capital

Ancient Greece

Man Carrying Lamb

Babylon Hall of Lions

Sennacherib Leading His Army

Sennacherib On His Throne

Assyrian Winged Genius

Army of Sennacherib Attacking a City

Persian Archers at Palace of Darius I

Palace of Darius the Great

Persian King Killing a Monster

Marduk King of Babylon

Gateway of Xerxes

Hall of a Hundred Columns Relief Persepolis

Man Threshing Wheat

Woman with Two Oxen and a Plough

Ancient Assyria Discovery

Gladiators Battle Wild Beasts

Discovery of the Gigantic Head

Assurnasirpal II Offering Libation

Making Olive Oil

Assyrian War Chariot

Royal Lion Hunt

Gateway to Sargon's Palace

Artemis in Her Temple

Vespasian Statue

Roman Colosseum Chariot

Gladiator Helmet

Bronze Gladiator Statue

Commodus Bust as Hercules

Second Temple Column Capital

Ancient Wall Stone Styles

Ancient Hittite Chariot

Assyrian Brutality

Nebuchadnezzar's Palace Gateway

Ancient Hittite King

Great Hall of Seti I

Sarcophagus of Pharaoh Ai

The Great Stairway at Persepolis

Persepolis Ruins

Cyrus the Great Relief

Balawat Gates

Sargon II and Commander

Palace of Tiglath Pileser at Nineveh

Bavian Cliff Relief

Ashurnasirpal Statue

Winged Bull Guardians

Bronze Gates of Balawat

The Black Obelisk

First Century Jerusalem Synagogue Stone

Judaea Defeat and Roman Eagle Coin

First Century Jerusalem Ossuary

Canaanite Sphinx from Megiddo


The Propylaea of Athens

Gateway to Khorsabad

Ancient Phoenician Tomb

Columns From the Hall of Xerxes

Sargon and Sacred Tree

Rock Cut Tombs of Myra

Ancient Walled City

The Pyramids of Giza

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Ancient Aqueducts

Ancient Fig Trees

Ancient Fishermen

Ancient Flat Roofs

Ancient Men's Hair

Ancient Lamps

Ancient Men's Head Covering

Ancient Mezuzah in Doorway

Ancient Oil Vases

Ancient Olive Press

Ancient Olive Trees

Ancient Roads

Ancient Windows

Ancient Women's Head Covering

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