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Getty Museum. A drunken satyr, grasps a drinking cup, snaps his fingers, throws his head back, and grins in Dionysiac ecstasy

A drunken satyr, grasps a drinking cup, snaps his fingers, throws his head back, and grins in Dionysiac ecstasy.

When this vessel was full of mixed wine and water, the ships on the inside rim would appear to sail on Homer's "wine-dark sea."

When this vessel was full of mixed wine and water, the ships on the inside rim would appear to sail on Homer's "wine-dark sea.

Appliqué with Medusa, Greek, possibly from South Italy, 300 - 275 B.C.Silver and gold    This gilded silver relief attachment represents the aegis, a breastplate made of goatskin fringed with snakes that provided the goddess Athena with magical protection. A gorgoneion, the severed head of the monstrous gorgon Medusa, given to Athena by the hero Perseus forms the center of the aegis.

“ Appliqué with Medusa Unknown Greek, possibly from South Italy, 300 - 275 B. Silver and gold ” This gilded silver relief attachment represents the aegis, a breastplate made of goatskin fringed with.

Ancient Roman. Bronze Romulus and Remus statue.  It shows the legendary twins being nursed by a she-wolf. Very rare piece with fine details.	100-300 AD

Ancient Roman bronze Romulus and Remus statue. It shows the legendary twins being nursed by the she-wolf. Very rare piece with fine details.

Two handled amphora, cut from rock crystal. Early Roman Imperial, ca. 50 A.D. Early Roman Imperial, ca. 50 A.D.

eclecticacollecta: “Two handled amphora, cut from rock crystal. Early Roman Imperial, ca. Early Roman Imperial, ca. (via Two handled amphora, cut from rock crystal.

An ancient Egyptian faience figurine of a naked woman with a tattooed body and a belt of cowrie shells, a symbol of femininity. (Louvre Museum)

This delightful statuette resembles a bright blue faience doll. Its elegant nudity and totally unrealistic color make it an attractive object, but the raison d'être of this anonymous character, fashioned without legs, remains something of a mystery.

Etruscan bronze head with horns and donkey ears; got to be pedophile Pandorian god pederast Zeus. C.450BC  Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich

Etruscan bronze head with horns and donkey ears; got to be pedophile Pandorian god pederast Zeus.

Perfume flask found at the site.

The ancient grave was found in a six-week excavation of the city of Aksum alongside 'extraordinary' artefacts such as this perfume flask

Nonono, that's dwarven bread! Just go ask Captain Carrot, he could tell you aaaaaall about it :D

Bread From Pompeii

Loaf of bread from Pompeii with maker's stamp still visible on the top, which was preserved in the ash and pumice that erupted from Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. I want a maker's stamp!

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