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.
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.
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.
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.
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…