Ancient artifacts

Ancient artifacts

How artifacts help us to know history of the people that made them...reading past that can't be told by books...but discovered from antiquities
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Arte nuragica, bronzetto nuragico di sacerdote nuragico in bronzo, IX-VII secolo a.C. Arte nuragica, bronzetto nuragico rappresentante un sacerdote offerente, tiene un offerta con la mano sinistra, mano destra alzata per salutare la divinità, indossa una stola con decorazioni e un cappello conico,  altezza 9.6 cm. Collezione privata, da Archea Gallery Amsterdam, ex Pba auction

Arte nuragica, bronzetto nuragico di sacerdote nuragico in bronzo, IX-VII secolo a.C. Arte nuragica, bronzetto nuragico rappresentante un sacerdote offerente, tiene un offerta con la mano sinistra, mano destra alzata per salutare la divinità, indossa una stola con decorazioni e un cappello conico, altezza 9.6 cm. Collezione privata, da Archea Gallery Amsterdam, ex Pba auction

Roman gladiator on Roman oil lamp with gladiator, 1st-2nd century A.D. Roman gladiator on Roman oil lamp with gladiator, 8.5 cm long. Private collection

Roman gladiator on Roman oil lamp with gladiator, 1st-2nd century A.D. Roman gladiator on Roman oil lamp with gladiator, 8.5 cm long. Private collection

Tessera gladiatoria, 25 B.C. Six sided bone tessera with suspension loop at one side. The tessera served to seal a pouch of money as a prize for the victorious battle of a retiarius gladiator (gladiator with net and tridend). The name of the gladiator, ERASTVS and his owner Julius (IVLI), date, the ides of November under the consulship of emperor Augustus (for the ninth time) and Marcus Silanus (25 B.C.). Private collection

Tessera gladiatoria, 25 B.C. Six sided bone tessera with suspension loop at one side. The tessera served to seal a pouch of money as a prize for the victorious battle of a retiarius gladiator (gladiator with net and tridend). The name of the gladiator, ERASTVS and his owner Julius (IVLI), date, the ides of November under the consulship of emperor Augustus (for the ninth time) and Marcus Silanus (25 B.C.). Private collection

Eurasian art, Scythian bronze pin head, 7th-4th century B.C. Eurasian art, Scythian bronze openworked pin head in form of animal, 8.2 cm high. Private collection

Eurasian art, Scythian bronze pin head, 7th-4th century B.C. Eurasian art, Scythian bronze openworked pin head in form of animal, 8.2 cm high. Private collection

Eurasian art, Scythian bronze horse head, 7th-4th century B.C. Eurasian art, Scythian bronze horse head, 3.2 cm long. Private collection

Eurasian art, Scythian bronze horse head, 7th-4th century B.C. Eurasian art, Scythian bronze horse head, 3.2 cm long. Private collection

Byzantine art, Byzantine bone figure of a king, 4th-8th century A.D. Byzantine art, Byzantine bone figure of a king, perhaps representing King David, 9.4 cm high. Private collection

Byzantine art, Byzantine bone figure of a king, 4th-8th century A.D. Byzantine art, Byzantine bone figure of a king, perhaps representing King David, 9.4 cm high. Private collection

Byzantine belt buckle with griffion, 4th-6th century A.D. Byzantine belt buckle with two loops and hinged tongue, the flat plate engraved with a fine rendition of a winged griffin standing left, 5.5 cm long. Private collection

Byzantine belt buckle with griffion, 4th-6th century A.D. Byzantine belt buckle with two loops and hinged tongue, the flat plate engraved with a fine rendition of a winged griffin standing left, 5.5 cm long. Private collection

South Arabian art, South Arabian bronze camel pendant from necklace, 5th century A.D. South Arabian art, South Arabian bronze camel pendant from necklace, Arabia Roman bronze necklace with pendands in shape of camel, oil lamp, vase and Harpocrates, 1.7 cm high. Private collection

South Arabian art, South Arabian bronze camel pendant from necklace, 5th century A.D. South Arabian art, South Arabian bronze camel pendant from necklace, Arabia Roman bronze necklace with pendands in shape of camel, oil lamp, vase and Harpocrates, 1.7 cm high. Private collection

South Arabian art, South Arabian bronze camel from necklace, 5th century A.D. South Arabian art, South Arabian bronze camel from necklace, Arabia Roman bronze necklace with pendands in shape of camel, oil lamp, vase and Harpocrates, 3 cm high max. Private collection

South Arabian art, South Arabian bronze camel from necklace, 5th century A.D. South Arabian art, South Arabian bronze camel from necklace, Arabia Roman bronze necklace with pendands in shape of camel, oil lamp, vase and Harpocrates, 3 cm high max. Private collection

South Arabian art, South Arabian  incense burner or pipe, 3rd-2nd century B.C. South Arabian art, South Arabian incense burner consists of a body in the form of the head of Selinus or the Egyptian god Bes, single support foot at back with bowl or opening at top of head with small hole at bottom exiting the satyr's open mouth, another small opening at the top of the bowl exits through the center hole of the spout at top, five other holes around it, 14,5 cm long. Private collection

South Arabian art, South Arabian incense burner or pipe, 3rd-2nd century B.C. South Arabian art, South Arabian incense burner consists of a body in the form of the head of Selinus or the Egyptian god Bes, single support foot at back with bowl or opening at top of head with small hole at bottom exiting the satyr's open mouth, another small opening at the top of the bowl exits through the center hole of the spout at top, five other holes around it, 14,5 cm long. Private collection