Historical Sculptures “Kneeling Captive”, limestone, paint, c. 2246-2152 BC., from Memphite Region, Saqqara, Egypt. Now, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (Egyptian) “Estate Figure”, wood, c. 1981-1975 BC. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. “Seated Statue of Hatshepsut”, limestone, c. 1479-58 BC. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. “Amenhotep III”, Head from monumental red granite statue, 2.9 m tall, c. 1370 BC., from Karkak, Thebes. British Museum, London. “Gold Mask of Tutankhamun” / “The boy king’s golden mask”, 11 kg of solid gold, coloured glass and gemstones, 1323 BC. Egyptian Museum, Cairo. “Nefertiti Bust”, limestone and stucco, 1345 BC, originally from Thutmose, Ancient Egypt. Now in Neues Museum, Berlin. “The Younger Memnon”, pink/grey granite monumental statue of Ramses II, 2.6 m tall, c. 1250 BC., from Karnak, Thebes. British Museum, London. Michelangelo, “Moses”, marble, c. 1513-15. San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome. “Prophet Isaiah”, stone relief, 1120 AD. Sainte-Marie en Souillac, France. Michelangelo, “David”, marble, 5 m tall, 1501-04. Galleria dell’Accademia, Florence, Italy. “Leshan Giant Buddha”, carved out of a cliff face of Cretaceous red bed sandstones, 71 m tall, 713-803 AD. Sichuan, China. “The Grand Buddha (at Ling Shan)”, bronze, 88 m tall, 1996. Longshan Mountain, Wuxi, China. “Spring Temple Buddha”, 208 m tall, 2008. Fodushan Scenic Area, Henan, China. “Portrait of Homer”, marble, Roman AD 100-200 copy of an original dating from 200-100 BC. British Museum, London. “Panel from the North Palace of Ashurbanipal”, from in northern Iraq, 645-635 BC. British Museum, London. “Moschophoros” / “The Calf Bearer”, limestone, 560 BC. Acropolis Museum, Athens, Greece. Pierre Paul Puget, “Milo of Croton”, marble, 1671-82. Louvre, Paris. “The Dying Warrior”, marble, c. 480 BC. Located originally at the pediment of the temple of Aphaia at Aegina, Greece. Now, located at Glyptothek, Munich. “Charioteer of Delphi”, bronze, c. 478 or 474 BC. Delphi Archaeological Museum, Greece. “Riace Bronzes” / “Riace Warriors”, bronze, 460-450 BC. Museo Nazionale della Magna Grecia, Reggio Calabria, Italy. “The Westmacott Athlete”. marble, Roman 1st Century AD copy of a Greek bronze statue of about 440 BC. British Museum, London. “Discobolus Lancellotti”, marble, 140 AD. Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome. (Roman copy from the original sculpture by Miron, c. 450 B.C.). “Bust of Alexander the Great”, Roman copy (1st or 2nd century AD) of a bronze sculpture made by the Greek Lysippos. Found in Tivoli, East of Rome. Now in the Louvre, Paris. Author unknown, “The Dying Gaul”, Roman marble copy of a Hellenistic work of the late 3rd century BC. Musei Capitolini, Rome. “Terracotta Army” (Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor), 209-10 BC, Lintong County, outside Xi’an, Shaanxi, China. Agasias of Ephesus, “Borghese Gladiator”, marble, 100 BC. Louvre, Paris. “The Orator” / “Aule Meteli”, bronze, 110-90 BC. National Archaeological Museum, Florence. “Head of a Roman Patrician from Otricoli”, marble, c. 75-50 BC. Palazzo Torlonia, Rome. Raffaelle Monti, “The Veiled Vestal Virgin”, marble, 1846-47. Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England. “Augustus of Primaporta”, marble, 1st century AD. Vatican Museums, Vatican City. Giovanni Strazza, “The Veiled Virgin”, Carrara marble, s. XIX. Presentation Convent, St. John’s, Canada. Juan Martínez Montañés, “Christ of the Mercy”, wood, 1603. Seville Cathedral, Spain. Michelangelo, “Pietà”, marble, 1498-99. St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City. “Christ the Redeemer”, soapstone, 1931. Corcovado mountain, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. François Duquesnoy, “Saint Andrew”, marble, 1629-33. St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City. “Roman carroballista” (a cart-mounted field artillery weapon), relief detail of the Apollodorus of Damascus, “Trajan Column”, marble, 107-113 AD. Trajan’s Forum, Rome. “Bust of Trajan”, marble, c. 108-117 AD. The British Museum, London. “Fonseca Bust”, marble, 2nd century AD. Musei Capitolini, Rome. “Equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius”, bronze, 4.24 m tall, 161-180 AD. Musei Capitolini, Rome. “The Great Departure of Prince Siddhartha”, limestone relief panel, 2nd Century AD, found in Amaravati, India. British Museum, London. “The Four Tetrarchs”, porphyry (a rare Egyptian rock), 4th century BC. Piazza San Marco, Venice. “Portrait Head Bottle”, 5th-6th century, ceramic, Moche, north of Peru. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. “Buddha”, c. 6th century AD, Sri Lanka. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. “(Mayan) Mirror Bearer”, wood & red hematite, 6th century AD. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City. (It was said to have come from the border region between Guatemala and Tabasco, Mexico). “Maya standing male warrior”, ceramic and paint, Island of Jaina, c. 550-590 AD, originally from Campeche, Mexico. Long-term loan to the Dayton Art Institute, United States. “Stela D of Quirigua, representing Maya King Kʼakʼ Tiliw Chan Yopaat”, stone, c. 8th Century AD. Quirigua, Guatemala. “Sajal Aj Chak Maax presenting captives before Maya ruler Itzamnaaj Bʼalam III of Yaxchilan”, c. 785 AD., originallly from Usumacinta River Valley, Mexico. Kimbell Art Museum Fort Worth, Texas. “Statue of a monk” (probably Ananda / Anantuo), limestone with pigment, 8th century, China. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Ivory plaque, probably from a book cover, late 9th century, with two scenes from the life of Saint Remy and the Baptism of Clovis, Reims. Musée de Picardie, Amiens, France. “Statue of the Luohan Tamrabhadra”, glazed terracotta, Liao dynasty (907–1125), from Yi xian, Hebei, south of Beijin, China. Musée Guimet, Paris. “Count Ekkehard and Uta”, stone, 1260. Naumburg Cathedral, Germany. Unkei, “Muchaku” (Asanga), painted wood, 1212. The Northern Octagonal Hall of Kofukuji Temple, Nara, Japan. Auguste Rodin, “The Kiss” (originally titled “Francesca da Rimini”), marble, 1882. Musée Rodin, Paris. Auguste Rodin, “The Thinker”, bronze, 1903. Musée Rodin, Paris. (Representing Dante an his Divine Comedy). Peter Parler, “Self-Portrait”, sandstone, 1379-86. St Vitus Cathedral, Prague. (First self-portrait known in history). (Aztec) “Stone of Tizoc”, basalt, 1480s AD. National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City. “Aztec Warrior”, ceramic, 14th-15th centuries. Museo del Templo Mayor, México D.F. Miguel Noreña and Francisco M. Jiménez, “Monument to (Aztec Leader) Cuauhtémoc”, 1878-87. Paseo de la Reforma, Mexico City. Donatello, “Equestrian Statue of Gattamelata”, bronze, 1453. Piazza del Santo, Padua, Italy. Andrea del Verrocchio, “Equestrian statue of Bartolomeo Colleoni”, bronze, 1480-88. Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice, Italy. Antonio Castellanos Basich, “Monument to Friar Antonio of Montesinos”, 1983. Boardwalk of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Gian Lorenzo Bernini, “Ecstasy of Saint Teresa”, marble, 1647-52. Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome. Auguste Rodin, “The Burghers of Calais”, bronze, 1884-89. Calais, France. Martin Desjardins, “La Paix de Nimègue”, bas-relief en bronze, c. 1680-86. Louvre, Paris. Eduardo Paolozzi, “Newton”, bronze, 1995. British Library, London. Salvador Dalí, “Dolmen de Dalí” (with a sculpture of Newton), stone, granite, and bronze, 1985-86. Salvador Dali Square, Madrid. Zurab Tsereteli, “Peter the Great Statue”, 98 m tall, stainless steel, bronze and copper, 1997. Moscow. Antonio Canova, “Napoleon Bonaparte”, bronze, 1811. Courtyard of the Palace of Brera, Milan, Italy. Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, “Statue of Liberty” / “Liberty Enlightening the World” (93 m tall), 1886. Liberty Island, Manhattan, New York. Vera Mukhina, “Worker and Kolkhoz Woman”, stainless steel, 1937. Russian Exhibition Centre, Moscow. Boris Saktsier, “(Janusz) Korczak and the Ghetto’s Children”, bronze, 1978. Yad Vashem, Jerusalem. Henry Moore, “Nuclear Energy”, bronze, 1964-66. University of Chicago. “Monument to the Conquerors of Space”, 107 m tall, Moscow, 1964. Carl Fredrik Reutersward. “The Knotted Gun” / “The Non Violence Sculpture”, bronze, 1980. The United Nations, New York. Copyright ©: These photographs of sculptures are shown in small size and with strictly educational (non-commercial) purposes. The rights to use or reproduce the photographs of these sculptures belong to their authors or to the holders of those rights.