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Silver and gilt amphoriskos  The amphoriskos is silver and the decoration is gilded. At the foot we see leaves and around the body is decorated with a pendulum. It says D:M. (R.M. the name of the owner). It is 15.4 cm high (6 1/16 inch.) Apulian, Hellenistic Period, early 3rd century BC.  Source: Metropolitan Museum

Silver and gilt amphoriskos (scented oil flask) Period: Hellenistic Date: early century B. Culture: Apulian, possibly Tarentine Medium: Silver, gold

Glass perfume bottle  Period:     Early Imperial Date:     1st century A.D. Culture:     Roman Medium:     Glass; blown Dimensions:     H. 4.75 cm. Classification:     Glass Credit Line:     The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76 Accession Number:     74.51.194

Glass perfume bottle Period: Early Imperial Date: century A. blown Dimensions: 1 in. cm) Diameter: 1 x in. x cm) Classification: Glass Credit Line: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, Accession Number:

#MacmArtFocus @MACMougins Gnathian ware Apulian volute krater; white yellow & red paint Hellenistic period 325-350BC

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white yellow & red paint Hellenisti, ca. Mougins Museum of Classical Arts, Provence, France

Earring with pendants and female head. Period: Hellenistic. Date: 3rd century B.C. Culture: Etruscan. Medium: Gold, silver. | © 2000–2013 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Earring with pendants and female head Period: Hellenistic Date: century B. Culture: Etruscan Medium: Gold, silver Dimensions: Other: 1 x 1 x 4 in.

Terracotta situla (bucket), early 3rd century BCE. Etruscan. The story of Apollo and the satyr Marsyas is depicted in high relief around the vessel. Under each handle are additional reliefs that imitate treatments of this shape as they appear in metal.

Terracotta situla (bucket) Period: Hellenistic Date: early century B.

Anatolia and the Caucasus, 500–1000 A.D. | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The "Antioch Chalice," first half of century, Byzantine, Silver, silver-gilt (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) - Pinned by The Mystic's Emporium

Mold-blown vessel signed by Ennion [Roman; Found on Cyprus] (17.194.226) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Mold-Blown Glass Jug -- Roman, Julio-Claudian Period -- Half, Century CE -- Signed by Ennion -- Discovered on Cyprus -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Northwestern Iranian Gold Goblet with Bulls, Marlik (?). 11th cent, B.C.E. Found in Tomb at Marlik, near Susa, it is an outstanding synthesis of Iranian and Mesopotamian elements.

Chalice with Bulls. Northwestern Iranian Gold Goblet with Bulls, Marlik (? Found in Tomb at Marlik, near Susa, it is an outstanding synthesis of Iranian and Mesopotamian elements.

Greek and Roman Sculpture | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston | On iconographic grounds, this life-size female head has been considered a portrait of the Ptolemaic queen Arsinoe II (316-270 B.C.)

Bronze Head of a Goddess or Queen -- Greek -- Ptolemaic, Hellenistic Period…

Roman early Imperial, late 1st C. BCE–early A.D. Glass mosaic Scyphus. W. 9+in . Made from fused canes of polychrome mosaic glass with bands of gold leaf between two layers of colorless glass. It is the largest surviving example of an ancient vessel made using gold-band glass. In the Hellenistic period (3rd–1st C. BCE) Scyphus or large cast glass drinking cups with a deep shape and projecting handles became popular. They were however, usually made of colorless or monochrome translucent…

Glass gold-band mosaic scyphus (drinking cup) - Early Imperial, late century B.

Bronze hydria (water jar). Classical. mid-5th century B.C. Greek, Argive. Inscribed on top of the mouth "one of the prizes from Argive Hera". We know from the inscription on the mouth that this hydria was a prize awarded at games for the goddess Hera at her sanctuary in Argos in the Peloponnisos.

Bronze hydria (water jar), century b. Classical Greek, Argive Bronze Inscribed on top of the mouth: "one of the prizes from Argive Hera" T

Roman ribbed mosaic glass bowl, early Imperial, c. late 1st century BCE–early 1st century CE.

Ribbed mosaic glass bowl Period: Early Imperial Date: late century BCE. Culture: Roman, probably Italian Medium: Glass

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