Estelle Shohet Brettman Archaeology Study Collection (Open Source)

American art historian Estelle Shohet Brettman studied archaeological sites in Italy, Greece, Sicily, Israel, Turkey, Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt, Spain, France, England, and Ireland for more than 30 years (1955-1985). As part of her legacy to preserve and document the remains of ancient Mediterranean cultures, the ICS provides open (free) access to the photographic records of Brettman's journeys. The ICS owns the images, but grants reproduction rights of individual pieces through a CC license 4.0.

Etruscan (Tarquinia, Cerveteri, Vulci)

Isola Sacra (Fiumicino)




Palazzolo Acreide

Sicily (Palermo, Siracusa, Taormina, other)

Italy (other)

Israel (Hammat Tiberias, Beth Alpha, Beth Shearim, Capernaum, Jerusalem)

Greece (Delphi, Athens, Corinth, Olympia)

Turkey (Pergamum