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Derveni krater, bronze and tin alloy, c. 370 to 320 BC, Unearthed in Displayed at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

"Marble altar dedicated to the god Silvanus, who is portrayed on the front holding fruit and a pruning-knife, with a dog at his side; Latin inscription: Callistus, bailiff of Gaius Caelus Helus, gave the sacred gift to the venerable Silvanus." - British Museum.Rome, ca. 2nd century CE.

"Marble altar dedicated to the god Silvanus, who is portrayed on the front…

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Marble fragment of a volute krater | Roman | Imperial, 1st–2nd century A.D. | The Met

Marble fragment of a volute krater. A large mask of a bearded Dionysus adorns the base of the handle, while grape leaves carved in low relief spread out behind it.

Evocative zoomorphic motifs in Scythian antler horn 500 BC details  [http://www.hermitagemuseum.org/html_En/03/hm3_2_7f.html treasures Altai horde here http://www.hermitagemuseum.org/html_En/03/hm3_2_7.html

Pazyryk Deer, gilded wood figurine of a deer from the Pazyryk burials, century BCE. The Pazyryk is an Iron Age archaeological culture, centuries BCE, identified by excavated artifacts and mummies found in the Siberian permafrost in the Altay Mountains.

Attic volute krater representing athletes and aulos player, 470 BC, by the Altamura painter, red-figure pottery from Tomb 381 in the Necropolis of Valle Trebba, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. Italic Civilization, 5th Century BC.

Attic volute krater representing athletes and aulos player, 470 BC, by the Altamura painter, red-figure pottery from Tomb 381 in the Necropolis of Valle Trebba, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. Italic Civilization, 5th Century BC.

Terracotta volute-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water) Attributed to the Bolsena Group   Period:     Hellenistic Date:     ca. 330–290 B.C. Culture:     Etruscan

Terracotta volute-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water) Attributed to the Bolsena Group Period: Hellenistic Date: ca.

Silver cup from the early Roman period, 27 BCE. Collectie Gelderland, The Netherlands.

Silver cup from the early Roman period, 27 B. Looks like a Zarf! Perhaps This one or an similar Roman cup once was in Constantinople and the Ottomans ordered it copied?

De Aurora-schilder: Peleus en Thetis ~ Faliskische vaas ~ Begin 4e eeuw vC. ~ Nazionale di Villa Giulia, Rome

Pelej i tetida, faliskanska vazaFaliscan Volute-Krater. Thetis struggling to free herself from Peleus who wants her for his bride.

The rhytonized amphora from the Mogilanovo's mound is 14 cm high, with a diameter of 6 cm, made of silver and dating back to 339 B.C. According to the scientists it is part of an Odrysian royal set. Its body is formed as a fir-cone. The fir-cone is part of the Dionysius scepter which is engirdled with ivy and vine leaves and ends up with a fir-cone. On the scales of the cone one can see the stylized relief patterns of sun symbols.

Rhytonized Amphora from the Mogilanovo's Mound -- Circa 339 BCE -- Silver -- Thought to be part of an Odrysian royal set, the body is formed as a fir-cone.

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