The Brook is an engraving on a wood block that was created by Edward Calvert, an English printmaker during the 19th century. It shows two ladies taking water out of a brook with their urns.

The Brook

The Brook is an engraving on a wood block that was created by Edward Calvert, an English printmaker…

A vase, ordinarily covered and without handles and usually has a narrowed neck above a footed pedestal.

Clay Urn

A vase, ordinarily covered and without handles and usually has a narrowed neck above a footed pedestal.

A Greek object, with cherubs depicted.

Greek doodad

A Greek object, with cherubs depicted.

Many intricate vases, urns and statues are on display in this hall. Several framed pictures dot the walls. The ceiling is ornately decorated and oddly shaped. There are three curtained areas that lead off into other corridors.

The Hall of the Zollverein

Many intricate vases, urns and statues are on display in this hall. Several framed pictures dot the…

Ancient household utensils from Pompeii

Household Utensils

Ancient household utensils from Pompeii

Neolithic age hut urns. The first drawing probably representing a lake dwelling. Not drawn to scale.

Neolithic Age Hut Urns

Neolithic age hut urns. The first drawing probably representing a lake dwelling. Not drawn to scale.

A form of earthen vase of a very large size. Used for the storage of wine, oil, grain, etc.

Pithos

A form of earthen vase of a very large size. Used for the storage of wine, oil, grain, etc.

A small vase of elegant form, resembling the oinochoe, but in general more slender with a raised handle.

Greek Pot

A small vase of elegant form, resembling the oinochoe, but in general more slender with a raised handle.

"The story of Pygmalion and his statue is in all probability an allegory. Pygmalion was a virtuous and honorable man, who became disgusted with the vice of the women of Cyprus, and would have nothing to do with them; having brought up a ward with much care and virtue, he fell in love with her and married her." —Bulfinch, 1897

Pygmalion

"The story of Pygmalion and his statue is in all probability an allegory. Pygmalion was a virtuous and…

A stone hand mill for grinding grain.

Stone Querns

A stone hand mill for grinding grain.

"When tripods are said to be given in a present, or as prizes, vases or large bowls supported on three feet are said to be understood." — Anthon, 1891

Greek tripod

"When tripods are said to be given in a present, or as prizes, vases or large bowls supported on three…

An illustration of an urn.

Urn

An illustration of an urn.

This Egyptian urn is shown here with two egyptians rubbing the urn. The urn was typically used in funeral rites as a repository for the ashes of the dead.

Egyptian Urn

This Egyptian urn is shown here with two egyptians rubbing the urn. The urn was typically used in funeral…

The German urn is a 16th century design made out of cut crystal. It is a small vase with a high foot on the bottom.

German Urn

The German urn is a 16th century design made out of cut crystal. It is a small vase with a high foot…

This Greek urn is designed with painted clay. Typically used in funeral rites as a repository for the ashes of the dead.

Greek Urn

This Greek urn is designed with painted clay. Typically used in funeral rites as a repository for the…

This Greek urn is designed with painted clay. Typically used in funeral rites as a repository for the ashes of the dead.

Greek Urn

This Greek urn is designed with painted clay. Typically used in funeral rites as a repository for the…

This Grey clay urn has ornamentation in its relief. Typically used in funeral rites as a repository for the ashes of the dead.

Grey Clay Urn

This Grey clay urn has ornamentation in its relief. Typically used in funeral rites as a repository…

This majolica urn is a 15th century Italian Renaissance design made out of ceramic. Typically used in funeral rites as a repository for the ashes of the dead.

Majolica Urn

This majolica urn is a 15th century Italian Renaissance design made out of ceramic. Typically used in…

This majolica urn is an Italian 16th century ceramic. Typically used in funeral rites as a repository for the ashes of the dead.

Majolica Urn

This majolica urn is an Italian 16th century ceramic. Typically used in funeral rites as a repository…

This modern faience urn is found is found in Bombay, India. It is made out of fine tin glazed pottery. Typically used in funeral rites as a repository for the ashes of the dead.

Modern Faience Urn

This modern faience urn is found is found in Bombay, India. It is made out of fine tin glazed pottery.…

This prehistoric urn is a Gallic design. It was typically used in funeral rites as a repository for the ashes of the dead.

Prehistoric Urn

This prehistoric urn is a Gallic design. It was typically used in funeral rites as a repository for…

The Slavic urn is found in the district of Elbe and Oder in central Europe. Typically used in funeral rites as a repository for the ashes of the dead.

Slavic Urn

The Slavic urn is found in the district of Elbe and Oder in central Europe. Typically used in funeral…

The Slavic urn is found in the district of Elbe and Oder in central Europe. Typically used in funeral rites as a repository for the ashes of the dead.

Slavic Urn

The Slavic urn is found in the district of Elbe and Oder in central Europe. Typically used in funeral…

The vase is an open container, often used to hold cut flowers. It can be made from a number of materials including ceramics and glass. The vase is often decorated and thus used to extend the beauty of its contents.

Bottle Type Vase

The vase is an open container, often used to hold cut flowers. It can be made from a number of materials…

An illustration of a woman taking the lid off an urn with a ghost.

Woman & Urn

An illustration of a woman taking the lid off an urn with a ghost.