Missorium with the Embassy to Achilles scene. Greek, late fourth - early fifth century. Coins and medals Antiques.
Achilles puts on the armour shaped by Hephaestus. Peleus the father of Achilles, Achilles, Thetis the mother of Achilles, his son Neoptolemus (Pyrrhus) are represented.
Etruscan, probably Vulci, Hand Mirror
200 CE Roman bronze shaped jewelry molds, using the "lost wax" technique: two stone or terracotta molds are made with the form of the jewelry worked on them in reverse, in intaglio. Precisely half the piece was carved on each mold.
Serpentine paten with fish. The paten itself is dated century BC or century AD. The mount is from the second half of the century
Patera from Parabiago - Silver with gold century) - pagan cults dedicated to Cybele and Mitra coexisted with the rising Christian religion - Civic Archaeological Museum, Milano
Pseudo-coin pendant, imitation coin of Maurice Tiberius, in a gold mount inlaid with garnets in the pattern of interlacing snakes.
Roman Empire Army - Pectoral of a Roman cavalry horse from the second half of first century AD. Probably from the Rhine.
Gold cup from Sicily, IX-VIII century BC, at British Museum
Musician with tympanon,detail of a Roman mosaic, Villa del Cicerone, Pompeii (detail)
Going on with antique jewelry, some of the pieces that greatly amaze me are, without doubt, the Etruscan. Their exquisite design and conf.
Achilles leaning upon a cippus, giving his armour to Patroclus.
Silver libation bowl (phiale) with chariots Greek, around 300 BC Made in southern Italy; found at Eze, Alpes-Maritimes, southern France
Hittite gold dish decorated with wild cattle hunt -
Achilles mourning for Petroclus ; glass by James Tassie after original gem by Nathaniel Marchant, before