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Squat serpentinite jar: with two tubular handles. Culture/periodPredynastic

Squat serpentinite jar: with two tubular handles.

http://36.media.tumblr.com/4bb6842edc3e36492883918fff46450c/tumblr_njohmlgTeV1qe866ho1_500.jpg Species: Barocus Archive Subscribe Are you sure? Books on S:B About Artists on S:B Artists 2 on S:B Others'likes Music on S:B "The world as we don't know it" Facebook [ My personal works ] 18th February 2015 Photoset with 35 notes Claude Paradin - Symbola heroica (1600)

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Large round-bottomed squat jar from Predynastic Egyptca.3100-2900. "The jar is especially rare due to its large dimensions and the variety of this Egyptian volcanic stone that is known to have been quarried in a limited time span only."@baderancient art

Large round-bottomed squat jar from Predynastic "The jar is especially rare due to its large dimensions and the variety of this Egyptian volcanic stone that is known to have been quarried in a limited time span only.

Kamarees ware jar, from Phaistos (Crete), Greece.  BC Crete, have been found at sites through the Aegean islands and mainland Greece, on Cyprus, along the coastal Syria and in Egypt, showing the wide trading contacts of the Minoans. The extremely fine palace pottery called Kamares ware, and the Late Minoan all-over patterned "Marine style" are the high points of the Minoan pottery tradition.

Kamarees ware jar, from Phaistos (Crete), Greece. BC Crete, have been found at…

Cup, cup 900–1100 CE; stem, base, and mounts ca. 1655–60. Byzantine (cup) and French, Paris (stem, base, and mounts). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.594)

Sardonyx (a type of gemstone closely related to Onyx) cup. Byzantine (cup) and France (stand).

AN EGYPTIAN ROSE GRANITE VESSEL PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, NAQADA I, CIRCA 4000-3600 B.C.  - amazing creation at this point in history

AN EGYPTIAN ROSE GRANITE VESSEL PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, NAQADA I, CIRCA 4000-3600 B.C. - amazing creation at this point in history

Steatite vase with spout and lugs Period:   Early Minoan II–Middle Minoan I Date:    ca. 2600–1900 B.C. Culture:    Minoan Medium:   Steatite From: The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Cup with spout and lugs. Steatite vase with spout and lugs Period:Early Minoan II–Middle Minoan I Date:ca. Culture:Minoan Medium:Steatite Dimensions:H.

Egyptian porphyritic stone vessel, pre dynasty period. Naqada II, ca. 3600-3200 B.C.

Egyptian Porphyritic Stone Vessel -- Circa BCE -- Pre-dynastic Period -- Naqada II -- No further reference provided.

Figurine of a Child. The big head, large ears, and short neck of this unusual figurine are characteristic of Hittite art.  Anatolian 1500-1200 BC.  Rock crystal.

(Rock crystal) - Figurine of a Child - The big head, large ears, and short neck of this unusual figurine are characteristic of Hittite art.

Celestite Sphere from SoulMakes

Celestite Sphere

Heavenly in its nature, celestite, is known to help connect you with your guardian angel. Each sphere features a rough geode formation in beautiful soft blue hu

Ewer  Place of origin: Malines (mount, made)  Date: 1468-1491 (made)  Artist/Maker: van Steynemoelen, Seger, born 1443 - died 1508 (mount, maker)  Materials and Techniques: Green porphyry with silver-gilt mounts

Ewer

Ewer Place of origin: Malines (mount, made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: van Steynemoelen, Seger, born 1443 - died 1508 (mount, maker) Materials and Techniques: Green porphyry with silver-gilt mounts

Met museum

Porphyry support for a water basin Period: Mid-Imperial Date: century A. Culture: Roman Medium: Porphyry Dimensions: H. cm) width 58 in.