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Etruscan Villanovan bronze bracelet, 9th-8th century B.C. Etruscan Villanovan bronze bracelet, 8.3 cm diameter. Private collection

Etruscan Villanovan bronze bracelet, century B.

Flora Picking Flowers by the Sea. Fresco found in the ruins of Pompeii, Italy.

The Goddess Flora Picking Flowers by the Sea ~ Fresco found in the ruins of Pompeii.

Etruscan: Perfumer filling a perfume vial from an aryballos,  fragment of a wall fresco near Tiber. 1 st cent BC

Etruscan: Etruscan girl filling a perfum vial from an aryballos. A fragment of a Wall fresco near Tiber.

Terracotta statue of a young Etruscan woman, late 4th century-early  3rd century BCE

Terracotta statue of a young Etruscan woman, late century-early century BCE ~ Many of the remains of Etruscan art have been found in repositories for the dead, in which the people were accustomed to inter with the body various articles of metal and clay.

Roman Gold Ring, comprising of a band crafted with twisted gold strands representing a torque supporting a deep circular bezel decorated with fine filigree, set with a beautifully carved carnelian intaglio, dating to the 2nd/3rd Century AD

Roman Gold Ring, comprising of a band crafted with twisted gold strands representing a torque supporting a deep circular bezel decorated with fine filigree, set with a beautifully carved carnelian intaglio, dating to the Century AD ~ETS

Etruscan angels before Christianity- Charun and Vanth from the Tomb of the Anina Family. (ca. 300 BC) Charun: A blue skinned demon covered with snakes and carrying a hammer, Charun guided deceased spirits to their final home in the underworld. He is sometimes also depicted with boar’s tusks, a vulture’s beak, a huge black beard, and/or giant black wings. Charun was essentially the Etruscan spirit of death. Vanth: A winged goddess of the underworld who together with Charun acted as a…

Etruscan angels before Christianity- Charun and Vanth from the Tomb of the Anina Family. (ca. 300 BC) Charun: A blue skinned demon covered with snakes and carrying a hammer, Charun guided deceased spirits to their final home in the underworld. He is sometimes also depicted with boar’s tusks, a vulture’s beak, a huge black beard, and/or giant black wings. Charun was essentially the Etruscan spirit of death. Vanth: A winged goddess of the underworld who together with Charun acted as a…

Sarcophagus and lid with husband and wife Italic, Etruscan, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 350–300 B.C.E.

Sculpted sarcophagus and lid of husband and wife; The sarcophagus is inscribed for Thanchvil Tarnai and her husband Larth Tetnies, son of Arnth Tetnies and Ramtha Vishnai.

Glass goods from Roman tombs of the 1st to 3rd century CE. Romano-Germanic Museum in Cologne | Bodendenkmalpflege

Glass Goods from Roman Tombs -- Centuries CE -- Romano-Germanic Museum, Cologne.

Marble head of an athlete,   Mid-Imperial, Antonine, ca A.D. 138–192, Roman. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

Marble head of an athlete Period:Mid-Imperial, Antonine Date:ca.D. Culture:Roman Medium:Marble Dimensions:H. This head of a youth wearing a fillet (band) must have belonged to the statue of a victorious athlete.

Roman Carved Rock Crystal Fish, 1st Century AD at Ancient & Medieval History

Roman Carved Rock Crystal Fish, Century AD at Ancient & Medieval History---- This fish is made out of rock crystal. It looks so much like a real fish.

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