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Johane Derite
05-02-2020, 09:15 PM
As a hobby I like to colorise things from antiquity. Here is my colorisation of a ~3500 year old Mycenaean seal stone found in 2017.

The "Pylos Combat Agate" is only 3.4 centimetres long, yet full of detail.

Originally it was not in colour, but I thought I'd try it out to make more apparent its splendour:


The original for comparison:


05-05-2020, 03:47 AM
Pretty cool.

Have you tried using more realism. Maybe more mysticism?

My vocabulary for art is limited. lol

Johane Derite
05-22-2020, 08:42 PM
Colourisation of the Pincipality of Arbanon emblem, dated 1215 AD


Arbanon had a crucial role in the survival of Albanian.

The emblem was found in 1901 in a Mirdita church alongside inscriptions with the names Progon & Dimitri, rulers of Arbanon.