Gemma Augustea | cameo
Gemma Augustea, (Latin: “Gem of Augustus”) sardonyx cameo depicting the apotheosis of Augustus. He is seated next to the goddess Roma, and both are trampling the armour of defeated enemies. It is one of the most impressive carved cameos of a series of Roman gems representing imperial persons. The
Istros Greek Coin Pendant with Diamond & Ruby ⦁ Sterling Silver Authentic Ancient Greek Coin Mounted in 18k Gold Bezel Twins Coin
[This listing is for pendant ONLY] Istros Coin Pendant, 18k gold Bezel with ruby and diamond COIN Ancient Coin: Istros Istros, Thrace, 400 - 350 BC silver Drachm coin. Obverse: Two young male heads facing side by side one upright the other inverted. Rev.: IΣTΡIH, sea-eagle grasping a dolphin with talons, A below. Metal: Sterling silver coin and 18k yellow gold bezel. Stones: Ruby 0.015 ct (backside) and diamond 0.015 ct (front) Bezel diameter: approx. 20 mm. Total pendant's length: approx…
Eight-Pointed Star-Shaped Tile | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Inscription: Translation of Arabic inscription: He was staying up one night and had eaten a lot. His stomach being full, he became sleepy and tongue-tied and his limbs feeble for prayer
Treasures under the lapilli-Décor, frescos and jewels from Insula Occidentalis - Pompeii Sites
TREASURES UNDER THE LAPILLI the Exhibition At the Antiquarium of Pompeii (11 th September 2017 – ongoing exhibition) Décor, frescos and jewels from Insula Occidentalis he joy of life, the sophisticated beauty of the Pompeian paintings, full with cultured literary references, trompe-l’oeil pictures of lush gardens, coloured mosaics and precious objects from Pompeii’s Insula Occidentalis, … keep it going
How to Enhance Your Interior Design with Pottery
For many years, pottery has played an integral role in society, with many people collecting and making their own different variety. In some cases, ancient pottery has been sold for thousands, if no…
Free museum in London
Discover the history of London at the Museum of London, near St Paul's and Barbican. The greatest stories from the greatest city in nine galleries.
Hundreds of Roman gold coins found in basement of old theater
Archaeologists are studying a valuable trove of old Roman coins found on the site of a former theater in northern Italy.
Les arts de l'Islam au Louvre
Etoiles et croix de revêtement Céramique, décor de lustre métallique Iran, 665 H. / 1266-1267 Prov. Damghan, imamzadech Ja'far dépôt du musée des arts décoratifs, Paris, 2006 Département des arts de l'Islam Musée du Louvre Après six années de travaux au cours desquelles les conservateurs du musée du Louvre ont inventorié les 18.000 objets des collections d'art de l'Islam, fait restaurer 1.800 objets destinés à être exposés et ont préparé la muséographie, les nouveaux espaces du département…