Byzantium, Constantinople?, Byzantine period, 11th century, gold filigree with cloisonné enamel, Average: 2.3 x 2.6 cm (7/8 x 1 in.). Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1946.493
The Global Egyptian Museum
With the arrival of Alexander the Great in Egypt in 332 BC, the Greek period began, also referred to as the Ptolemaic Period. This bracelet is from this period. Gold. Hollow cast, chased and chisseled. In the Musée Royal de MARIEMONT.
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts | Richmond, Virginia
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Ancient to Medieval (And Slightly Later) History
Graeco-Thracian Bow Fibula with Herakles Knots, 4th Century BC This large gold fibula is composed of an arcing bow with a spiral spring and long, straight pin inserted at one of its terminals. The pin...
Necklace with Three Pendants
Greece, Roman Empire, 1st to 2nd century AD, gold, amethyst, and beryl, Overall: l. 53 cm (20 13/16 in.); Diameter of central pendant: w. 7.3 cm (2 13/16 in.); Diameter of side pendants: w. 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.). John L. Severance Fund 1947.506