Beaker with archer and bull | Iran | Iron Age II | The Met
Beaker with archer and bull, ca. 10th–9th century B.C. Iron Age II. Western Iran. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1948 (48.178.1) #Olympics #London2012
La domus del chirurgo a Rimini
Sabato 16 aprile, alle ore 18,00, Anna Pia Giansanti (Artemisia) terrà presso l'Archeoclub di Teramo una conversazione intitolata " La domus
The silver treasure of "House of Menander" at Pompeii, now in Archaelogical Museum of Naples
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A Rare and Important Roman Tinned Bronze "Imperial Gallic" Helmet
AN IMPORTANT ROMAN TINNED BRONZE 'IMPERIAL GALLIC' HELMET FIRST HALF OF 1ST CENTURY A.D. With a pair of prominent curving eyebrows of three relief lines flanking two riveted bosses, two further forking ridged eyebrows above, with decorative beaded browband, the horizontal neck-guard with flanged rim and central boss for attaching chin cord, two horizontal occipital ridges above, the helmet with cut-away ear recesses and crest attachment tang on the crown, two riveted bosses for the…
Ancient to Medieval (And Slightly Later) History
Roman Gold Taranis “Wheel’ Pendant, 1st-3rd century AD In Celtic mythology Taranis was the god of thunder worshipped essentially in Gaul, Gallaecia, Britain and Ireland, but also in the Rhineland and...
The amazing detail and craftsmanship on this Gladiator helmet found at Pompeii. Photo By Daniel McCrary (A Day in Pompeii Exhibit : Denver Museum of Nature & Science) ~DM
A Roman Handle of a Hound, ca 2nd century AD
solid cast in bronze, the great dog portrayed as if to pounce, the slender head with long muzzle held high, a collar around the neck, the ears flattened back and both paws extended. A wonderful example with extraordinary movement, probably a handle terminal. "Never, with them on guard," says Virgil, "need you fear for your stalls a midnight thief, or onslaught of wolves, or Iberian brigands at your back" (Georgics, III.404ff) Condition: Intact and in very good condition overall with fine…
Glass bowl | Roman | Mid Imperial | The Met
Colorless with pale green tinge.Flaring rim, cracked off; globular body; thick, slightly concave bottom.On body, three bands of evenly-spaced wheel-abraded horizontal lines.Complete, but broken and repaired; a few bubbles; dulling, pitting, and faint weathering