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"The steward from the 3rd c. CE Smirat mosaic is not carrying food, he is carrying moneybags with 1,000 denarii each. "

"The steward from the c. CE Smirat mosaic is not carrying food, he is carrying moneybags with denarii each.

"Panel from an Ivory Casket with the Story of Adam and Eve Date: 10th or 11th century Geography: Made in Constantinople Culture: Byzantine Medium: Ivory, gilt, polychromy Dimensions: Overall: 2 5/8 x 3 11/16 x 3/16 in. (6.7 x 9.3 x 0.5 cm) Classification: Ivories Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 Accession Number: 17.190.138"

Panel from an Ivory Casket with the Story of Adam and Eve

"A (likely) slave brings lawyer Valerius Petronianus his writing tablets (315-320 CE, Church of San Dionigi, Milan)."

Slave holding writing tablets for his master, Detail from the sarcophagus of Roman lawyer "Valerius Petronianus" a.

"CIL X, 3821: Lucceius Peculiaris says a vision compelled patronage of a new proscaenium @ Capua (Also, nice crane!). "

"CIL X, Lucceius Peculiaris says a vision compelled patronage of a new proscaenium @ Capua (Also, nice crane!

"In love with this (1410) depiction of the martyrdom of St. Ursula from Cologne due largely to the ship mills depicted"

Shipmills on river Rhine, Martyrdom of St Ursula at Cologne - 1411 rok

"Not to mention calendar mosaics. Here is March (El Djem, Tunisia, first half of 3rd century CE)."

“ Not to mention calendar mosaics. Here is March (El Djem, Tunisia, first half of century CE).

"Heritage Auctions, Inc., 2013 January Ancient & World Coin Signature Auction, Lot 21426 Valens (AD 364-378). PB (lead) Forger's Mold.  Set of two pieces consists of two pieces, a larger "reverse" mold approx. 57mm square with an overlapping lip, and a smaller "obverse" piece 50 X 54 mm designed to nest within, both sides containing impression of a siliqua of Valens of the Trier (?) mint of type RIC 27 - RSC 109."

"Heritage Auctions, Inc., 2013 January Ancient & World Coin Signature Auction, Lot 21426 Valens (AD 364-378). PB (lead) Forger's Mold. Set of two pieces consists of two pieces, a larger "reverse" mold approx. 57mm square with an overlapping lip, and a smaller "obverse" piece 50 X 54 mm designed to nest within, both sides containing impression of a siliqua of Valens of the Trier (?) mint of type RIC 27 - RSC 109."

"Working on Roman metal trade & came across a lovely relief for an iron merchant--now at the Augusta Raurica museum. "

“Working on Roman metal trade & came across a lovely relief for an iron merchant--now at the Augusta Raurica museum.

"Some of the best reliefs of women in the Roman period come from dedications to the Nutrices Augustae near Poetovio. "

"Some of the best reliefs of women in the Roman period come from dedications to the Nutrices Augustae near Poetovio.

"Here is another from Poetovio, AE (1986), 566: 'Nutricibus Aug(ustis) sacr(um) P(ublius) Mi[-- ' "

"Here is another relief from Poetovio, AE 'Nutricibus Aug(ustis) sacr(um) P(ublius) Mi[-- ' "