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Carved Collection

"Carved: A Journey through Time and Culture" Immerse yourself in the intricate art of carving as we explore captivating masterpieces from around the world

Background imageCarved Collection: Detail of golden plaque of Yamantaka

Detail of golden plaque of Yamantaka, Doorkeeper of the South, a Tantric Tibetan God, at Erdeni Dzu Monastery at Karakorum, Mongolia, Central Asia, Asia

Background imageCarved Collection: The Rosetta Stone, British Museum, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

The Rosetta Stone, British Museum, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCarved Collection: White horse dating from 1812 carved in chalk on Milk Hill, Marlborough Downs

White horse dating from 1812 carved in chalk on Milk Hill, Marlborough Downs, overlooking Vale of Pewsey, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCarved Collection: Sunrise at the White Horse, Uffington, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Sunrise at the White Horse, Uffington, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCarved Collection: Bocca della Verita, Santa Maria in Cosmedin, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

Bocca della Verita, Santa Maria in Cosmedin, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

Background imageCarved Collection: The Tree of Life, Animal Kingdom, Disneyworld, Orlando, Florida, United States of America

The Tree of Life, Animal Kingdom, Disneyworld, Orlando, Florida, United States of America, North America

Background imageCarved Collection: Statue of the ancient Egyptian god Bes, Temple at Dendera, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Statue of the ancient Egyptian god Bes, Temple at Dendera, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageCarved Collection: Jewish Scroll Ms

Jewish Scroll Ms
A carved Esther scroll case depicting the story of Purim. This is a Jewish manuscript from Eastern Europe

Background imageCarved Collection: Venus of Willendorf, Stone Age figurine

Venus of Willendorf, Stone Age figurine, rear view. Discovered in 1908 near Willendorf, Austria, this 11-centimetre-tall limestone figurine dates from around 23, 000 years ago

Background imageCarved Collection: Roman statue of Asclepius

Roman statue of Asclepius. The cult of the deity of Greek medicine, known as Asclepius, dates from the 6th century BC. Asclepius is represented in statues holding a staff around which a serpent

Background imageCarved Collection: Ahura Mazda

Ahura Mazda, supreme god in Zoroastrianism, Persepolis, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Iran, Middle East

Background imageCarved Collection: Various African masks on sale at Aswan Souq, Aswan, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Various African masks on sale at Aswan Souq, Aswan, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageCarved Collection: Iran, Fars Province, Persepolis, Achaemenid archeological site, Propylon, Gate of all Nations

Iran, Fars Province, Persepolis, Achaemenid archeological site, Propylon, Gate of all Nations
Achaemenid archaeological site, Propylon, Gate of All Nations, Persepolis, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fars Province, Iran, Middle East

Background imageCarved Collection: An art nouveau doorway in central Paris, France, Europe

An art nouveau doorway in central Paris, France, Europe

Background imageCarved Collection: Wallingford Screen, St Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire

Wallingford Screen, St Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire
View of the 15th century Wallingford Screen (high altar) in St Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire. The statues were destroyed during the Dissolution, but were replaced in the 19th century

Background imageCarved Collection: Erotic sculptures on the walls of Western group of monuments, Khajuraho

Erotic sculptures on the walls of Western group of monuments, Khajuraho, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Madhya Pradesh, India, Asia

Background imageCarved Collection: Roman art. Boy with horse (possible CastorI. Marble. Relief

Roman art. Boy with horse (possible CastorI. Marble. Relief
Roman art. Bas-relief. Boy with a horse, probably Castor taming his horse, acompanied by a dog. Found in the pantanella of Hadrians Villa at Tivoli. 125 AD. British Museum. London. England

Background imageCarved Collection: UFOs over statues

UFOs over statues
UFOs over Easter Island statues. Computer artwork of spacecraft (unidentified flying objects, UFOs) hovering over moai statues

Background imageCarved Collection: GEUR2D-00047

GEUR2D-00047
Arabic inscription carved in a palace wall of the Alhambra, a medieval Moorish city, Granada, Spain. Digital photograph

Background imageCarved Collection: Chile, Easter Island, Hanga Nui. Rapa Nui National Park, Ahu Tongariki (aka Tonariki)

Chile, Easter Island, Hanga Nui. Rapa Nui National Park, Ahu Tongariki (aka Tonariki). Fifteen large moi statues on the largest ceremonial platform in all of Polynesia. Moi with pukao (headdress)

Background imageCarved Collection: Traditional wood carved mask in the Te Puia Maori Cultural Center, Rotorura, North Island

Traditional wood carved mask in the Te Puia Maori Cultural Center, Rotorura, North Island, New Zealand, Pacific

Background imageCarved Collection: Discus thrower statue

Discus thrower statue
Statue of a discus thrower (discobolus). Marble statue in the Vatican Museums, Italy, depicting a nude, male athlete preparing to throw a discus

Background imageCarved Collection: Victorian woman (Polhill-Turner family)

Victorian woman (Polhill-Turner family)
An upper class Victorian woman, probably a member of the Polhill-Turner family of Howbury Hall, Renhold, Bedfordshire. Seen here in a studio photograph, leaning on the back of a chair

Background imageCarved Collection: Indian petroglyphs drawn on red standstone by scratching

Indian petroglyphs drawn on red standstone by scratching away dark desert varnish of iron oxides, Newspaper Rock, Canyonlands, Utah, United States of America, North America

Background imageCarved Collection: Carvings on stone

Carvings on stone, New Grange (Newgrange) site, County Meath, Leinster, Eire (Ireland), Europe

Background imageCarved Collection: Persepolis

Persepolis, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Iran, Middle East

Background imageCarved Collection: T wo of 216 smiling sandstone faces at 12th century Bayon, King Jayavarman VII s

T wo of 216 smiling sandstone faces at 12th century Bayon, King Jayavarman VII s
T wo of 216 smiling sandstone faces at 12th century Bayon, King Jayavarman VIIs last temple in Angkor Thom, Angkor, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Siem Reap, Cambodia, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageCarved Collection: Honduras, Copan, Gran Plaza. Temple IV

Honduras, Copan, Gran Plaza. Temple IV

Background imageCarved Collection: Absence Makes Heart

Absence Makes Heart
A photograph with the model posed as a homage to Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder by Marcus Stone

Background imageCarved Collection: Detail of replica Viking ship Aker Brygge, Oslo, Norway, Scandinavia, Europe

Detail of replica Viking ship Aker Brygge, Oslo, Norway, Scandinavia, Europe

Background imageCarved Collection: Carved reliefs of palace guard

Carved reliefs of palace guard, Apadana palace staircase, Persepolis, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Iran, Middle East

Background imageCarved Collection: Lovers

Lovers, wooden sculpture

Background imageCarved 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 imageCarved Collection: Giant wooden troll, typical of local craftsmanship, Sottoguda, Veneto, Dolomites

Giant wooden troll, typical of local craftsmanship, Sottoguda, Veneto, Dolomites, Italy, Europe

Background imageCarved Collection: Image of Lenin, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia, Asia

Image of Lenin, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia, Asia

Background imageCarved Collection: Fan with Fairies

Fan with Fairies
A highly ornamental lace folding fan by Duvelleroy of Paris with painted scenes depicting fairies by a pond & with sticks carved in imitation of feathers

Background imageCarved Collection: Pashtunath Jain temple sculpture, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India, Asia

Pashtunath Jain temple sculpture, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India, Asia

Background imageCarved Collection: The Long Man, Wilmington, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom, Europe

The Long Man, Wilmington, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCarved Collection: Royal Chattris, Orchha, India

Royal Chattris, Orchha, India
The Royal Chattris (14 cenotaphs or tombs carved out of stone) of former rulers, in Kanchana Ghat on the banks of the river Betwa at Orchha, Madhya Pradesh Province, India

Background imageCarved 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 imageCarved Collection: 110-2963

110-2963
Masks and handicrafts, Colombia, South America

Background imageCarved Collection: Head of Medusa, Didyma, Anatolia, Turkey, Asia Minor, Eurasia

Head of Medusa, Didyma, Anatolia, Turkey, Asia Minor, Eurasia

Background imageCarved Collection: Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, United States of America, North America

Background imageCarved Collection: Newgrange, County Meath

Newgrange, County Meath, Leinster, Republic of Ireland, Europe

Background imageCarved Collection: Maori statue with Moko facial tattoo

Maori statue with Moko facial tattoo, New Zealand, Pacific

Background imageCarved Collection: Carvings of skulls on the Tzompantli

Carvings of skulls on the Tzompantli, Chichen Itza, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Yucatan, Mexico, North America

Background imageCarved Collection: Baroque balcony

Baroque balcony, Palazzo Nicolaci, Noto, Sicily, Italy, Europe

Background imageCarved Collection: Sassanian reliefs

Sassanian reliefs, Bishapur, Iran, Middle East




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"Carved: A Journey through Time and Culture" Immerse yourself in the intricate art of carving as we explore captivating masterpieces from around the world. From ancient relics to modern wonders, these carved treasures unveil stories that have withstood the test of time. Step into the British Museum in London, England, where you'll encounter the legendary Rosetta Stone. This engraved artifact served as a key to deciphering hieroglyphs, unlocking mysteries of ancient Egypt for future generations. Travel across continents to Orlando, Florida's Animal Kingdom at Disneyworld and marvel at The Tree of Life. Carved with precision and adorned with over 300 animal sculptures, this majestic tree stands tall as a symbol of nature's interconnectedness. Witness nature's own masterpiece during sunrise at Uffington's White Horse in Oxfordshire, England. This chalk-carved wonder has graced the hills since 1812 and continues to captivate visitors with its timeless beauty. Journey back to ancient Egypt at the Temple of Dendera where a statue depicting Bes awaits your gaze. Carved by skilled hands, this representation of an Egyptian god showcases their rich mythology and cultural heritage. Discover Marlborough Downs' White Horse dating back centuries - an impressive figure etched into chalky terrain that echoes tales from times long gone. Marvel at Roman craftsmanship through their statue of Asclepius - a testament to their artistic prowess and reverence for deities associated with healing. Explore Te Puia Maori Cultural Center on New Zealand's North Island where traditional wood-carved masks come alive. Each mask tells a unique story rooted in Maori culture while showcasing remarkable woodworking skills passed down through generations. Delve into Jewish history when encountering an intricately carved Jewish Scroll Ms - preserving sacred texts within delicate wooden engravings that honor religious traditions spanning millennia. Visit Santa Maria in Cosmedin church in Rome, Italy, home to Bocca della Verita, or the Mouth of Truth.