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From the early days of archaeology, women have made significant contributions, even though their participation in the field was often discouraged. Take a look at the gallery of famous and lesser-known female archaeologists.

A woman wearing a suit is a political statement. In the 1970s and 1980s, power suits and other attire became a way for women to establish their authority in a male-dominated world. Curated by Europeana XX project partners.

Portraits of poets, authors, journalists and writers from across Europe.

Photographs by pioneering women photographers from across Europe

Explore this gallery of drawings and paintings by Impressionist artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

People have bought and sold goods at markets for centuries. Explore these paintings, photographs and more of markets across Europe.

If it wasn't for the cunning rat, the ox would have won the race in the Chinese fable of the Great Race, which pitted all of the animals of the zodiac against each other. Oxen have been used for transport and agriculture by humans since 4000 BCE.

Since 1901, 57 women have been awarded a Nobel Prize. From first-ever winner Marie Curie to 2020 laureate Emmanuelle Charpentier, this gallery celebrates outstanding accomplishments in Chemistry, Physics, Medicine, Literature and Peace. Curated by the Eur…

Horses have appeared in works of art throughout history, reflecting their close connection with humans. This gallery shows paintings, sketches and sculptures of horses in art.

Explore these posters from across Europe advertising a variety of sports and sporting events. Gallery curated by Europeana Sport project partners

Throughout history, mosaic art has been an expression of aesthetics, spirituality and luxury. Here are inspirational Greek, Roman and Christian mosaics that have brought art and color to the walls and floors of palaces, theatres, churches, public building…

Following in his father's footsteps, Ernest Rude was a Norwegian photographer who worked in the early 20th century. He is best known for his portrait photography which you can explore in this gallery.

Chess is a board game with a long history. In this gallery, discover players, pieces and papers relating to chess from across Europe.

We sliced up some of China’s most popular fruits into this colourful gallery. Curated by PAGODE partners

News reports documenting how science has fought pandemics with vaccination. From polio in the 1950s to swine flu in the 21st century, public awareness through research, trustworthy information and governmental campaigns has been crucial.

Christmas markets are street markets associated with the celebration of Christmas during the four weeks of Advent. They originated in Germany, but are now held in many other countries.

These photos explore skiing, which developed to a competitive sport and leisure past-time in the 18th and 19th centuries. Gallery curated by the Europeana Sport project.

The idea of opposite forces complementing each other is at the core of many belief systems. The Ancient Chinese concept of yin & yang is often represented by black & white 'taijitu', but also by broken and solid lines sometimes combined in…

Sporting venues from across Europe Gallery curated by Europeana Common Culture project partners

The defining dress of the 1920s, the flapper dress and style symbolises the road towards emancipation and increasing freedom for women.