Museo Arqueológico de Albacete (España). Roman dress up dolls, articulated and made of bone and of amber. Site of Las Eras (Ontur, Albacete, Spain). Dated on the 4th century A.D. The dolls, apart from being used as toys, were dedicated after the childhood to the goddesses Venus and Diana. This collection should have been belonged to an upper class girl, because amber (the doll in the center) was a valued material. Information extracted from the informative panel of the piece.
The "wooden" doll of Crepereia Tryphaena. At first the doll was assumed to be made of wood, but in fact it was carved from ivory, which was stained dark brown over the centuries by the water of the Tiber which had seeped into the sarcophagus.
Etruscan Menrva Goddess Bronze, century BCE The Campanian type armor is covered by a round aegis on which is applied in relief a small protome depicting a youthful male head. Accidentally discovered in 1541 and purchased by Cosimo I de ‘Medici.