Art and Photography Credits: Social Studies

Ancient Civilizations and Medieval and Modern Times

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  • WebQuests: Ancient Civilizations
  • WebQuest: In Search of Ancient Communities
    • Excavation at Ubar, Oman. James L. Stanfield/National Geographic Image Collection;
    • Cave painting. © Pam Gardner/Frank Lane Picture Agency/Corbis;
    • Stonehenge. Illustration by Roger Stewart/Virgil Pomfret;
    • Lascaux cave. Illustration by Frank Ordaz;
    • Catal Hyuk. Illustration by Inklink. Florence/Virgil Pomfret;
    • Easter Island monuments. © Walter Bibikow/Getty Images;
    • Archeological dig. © Richard T. Nowitz/Corbis;
    • Lascaux cave. Illustration by Frank Ordaz;
  • WebQuest: Babylonians and the Code of Hammurabi
    • Foundation plaque laid by Hammurabi, King of Babylon (1700's B.C.). Musée du Louvre, Paris. ©
      Dagli Orti/Musée du Louvre Paris/The Art Archive;
    • Harpist (200s B.C.). Relief. Terracotta plaque. Musée du Louvre, Paris. ©
      Dagli Orti/Musée du Louvre Paris/The Art Archive;
    • Upper section of the stele of the law code of Hammurabi (about 1792-1750 b.c.). Diorite, from Babylon (found at Susa).
      First Babylonian dynasty. Louvre, Paris. Photo © Hervé Lewandowki/Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resource,
      New York;
    • Gavel. © Tim Flach/Getty Images;
    • Ishtar Gate. Illustration by Inklink, Florence/Virgil Pomfret;
  • WebQuest: A Pyramid for the Pharaoh
    • Pyramids. © Jon Arnold/Alamy Images;
    • Africa physical map. © Rand McNally and Company;
    • Ancient Egypt. © Mapquest;
    • Pyramid builders. Illustration by Angus McBride/Linden Artists, Ltd.;
    • Detail from Egyptian social pyramid. Illustration by Michael Jaroszko;
    • The Louvre. © Bill Ross/Corbis;
    • Nebamun Hunting Fowl (1400-1425 B.C.). Photo © Archivo Iconografico, S.A./Corbis;
  • WebQuest: Exploring Ancient Buddhist Culture
    • Reclining Buddha. © Lindsay Hebberd/Corbis;
    • Ajanta cave. © Lindsay Hebberd/Corbis;
    • Great Stupa at Sanchi. © Lindsay Hebberd/Corbis;
    • Buddhist temple. © Phil Schermeister/Corbis;
    • Temple of the Jaguar (600-900). Guatamala. © Ken Welsh/The Bridgeman Art Library;
    • Exterior view of Vishnu temple (500-400 B.C.). Gupta Dynasty. Vishnu temple, Deogarh, Rajasthan, India.
      Photo © Borromeo/Art Resource, New York;
  • WebQuest: A Journey to King Solomon's Temple
    • Temple of Solomon. Illustration by David Bergen;
    • King Solomon reading the Torah (13th century A.D.). British Library, London. Photo © Art Resource, New York;
    • Boy and rabbi studying Torah. © Alamy Images;
    • Pericles, Athens politician (1852), Philipp von Foltz. Photo © akg-images.;
  • WebQuest: A Day at the Colosseum
    • Colosseum (1985), Alberto Carpiceci and Bruno Brizzi. Watercolor. © Dagli Orti/The Art Archive;
    • Mosaic with circus scene: fight with leopards. Galleria Borghese, Rome, Italy. Photo © Scala/Art Resource, New York;
    • Roman Colosseum and The Games. Illustration by Frank Ordaz;
    • Mile High Stadium. © Joseph Sohm/PictureQuest;
    • Pantheon. © Historical Picture Archive/Corbis
  • WebQuests: Medieval and Early Modern Times
  • WebQuest: A Letter from Pompeii
    • Pompeii before eruption of Vesuvius. Illustration by Dave Henderson/Mendola Ltd.;
    • Roman bust of teenager. © Araldo de Luca/Corbis;
    • Pompeii and Vesuvius. © Roger Ressmeyer/Corbis;
    • Girl playing softball. © David Young-Wolff/PhotoEdit;
  • WebQuest: The Hajj
    • Grand Mosque. Illustration by Philip Howe;
    • Journey to Mecca. Illustration by Christian Hook;
    • Arab sleeping quarters. Illustration by Peter Dennis;
    • Ka'aba, Grand Mosque, Mecca. © Reuters NewMedia Inc./Corbis;
  • WebQuest: Empires of Ancient West Africa
    • Mansu Musa's caravan arriving at Mecca. Illustration by Angus McBride/Linden Artists, Ltd.;
    • Mansu Musa, King of Mali. The Granger Collection, New York;
    • Arab market inspector. Illustration by Peter Dennis;
    • Salt traders. Illustration by Peter Dennis;
    • Arab wool dealers. Illustration by Peter Dennis;
    • Tuareg tribesman with salt caravan. © COPIX/Arbib;
  • WebQuest: Kublai Khan and the Mongol Empire
    • Great Wall of China. Photo © D. E. Cox/Getty Images;
    • Kublai Khan. © The Art Archive;
    • The Cold Food Observance (1000's), Su Shih. Collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei,
      Taiwan, Republic of China;
    • Chinese coins with holes for stringing on cords. (tenth century B.C.) © Dagli Orti/The Art Archive;
    • Mongol warrior. © Burstein Collection/Corbis;
    • Banknote from Kublai Khan's first issue of banknotes. Private Collection/Photo © The Bridgeman Art Library;
    • Three women. Illustration by Peter Dennis;
  • WebQuest: Defending a Medieval Castle
    • Castle under seige. Illustration by Philip Howe;
    • Becoming a knight. Illustration by Chuck Gilles/Mendola, Ltd.;
    • Castle gate. © Wolfgang Kaehler/Corbis;
    • Close Helmet, (late 16th-early 17th century). Holland. Gilded steel (invaded with rust);
      red velvet lining, plume holder, 33 x34x21.3 cm. © The Cleveland Museum of Art, 2004. Gift of
      Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance, 1916.1787;
    • Dover Castle. © Skyscan Balloon Photography/English Heritage Photographic Library;
    • Tanaquil with loom and women spinning. From De Claris Mulierbus (1500's), Giovanni
    • Boccaccio, after Pliny (HN8.194). French. Roy 16G.V. f.56. British Library, London. Photo © Art Resource, New York;
  • WebQuest: The World of the Maya
    • Fresco painting from a Mayan tomb depicting a procession of musicians. Bonampak, Mexico.
    • Photo © Charles and Josette Lenars/Corbis;
    • Meso-American ball game. Illustration by Terence Gabbey;
    • Head of King Pacal of Palenque © 1999 A.T., Heidelberg Editions International;
    • Girls carrying water. © Peter Adams/Getty Images;
    • Quetzalcoatl from Aztec codex. Magliabecchiano, Mexico. National Archives, Mexico. Photo © Mireille Vautier/The Art Archive;
  • WebQuest: Building a Renaissance Cathedral
    • Construction of Duomo. Illustration by Dave Henderson/Mendola Ltd.;
    • Stained glass window. © Lance O. Brown/ShutterStock;
    • Filippo Brunelleschi. The Granger Collection, New York;
    • Duomo. © Gary Yeowell/Getty Images;
    • Luther at the Diet of Worms (1872), Paul Thumann. Photo © akg-images;
  • WebQuest: Portuguese Trading Voyage
    • Lisbon seaport. Illustration by Brian Sanders;
    • Caravel replicas. © Les Stone/Corbis;
    • Captain. Illustration by Peter Dennis;
    • Container ship loading. © John and Lisa Merrill/Corbis;
    • Sailor with Astrolabe. Illustration by Peter Dennis;