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Ancient Celtic Torcs
Articleby Mark Cartwright

Ancient Celtic Torcs

In ancient Celtic cultures, torcs were a common form of jewellery and were made from bronze, copper, silver, and gold. Torcs were not just exquisite works of Celtic art but also identified the wearer’s status and perhaps were believed to...
Prince Stephanos I Coin
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Prince Stephanos I Coin

Kartli/Iberia coin of Prince Stephanos I, second emission. Silver. The weights range from 2,03 gr. to 3,02 gr. d = 25/26-28 mm. Obverse: shah/ruler to the right. Instead of Pehlevi, Georgian inscription (Asomtavruli) – ႱႲႤႴ/ႠႬႭႱ (Stephanos...
Map of Colchis
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Map of Colchis

Detail from the map “Bosporus, Maeotis, Iberia, Albania et Sarmatia Asiatica “ by CHRISTOPHORUS CELLARIUS (1638-1707), from the book “Notitiae Orbis Antiqui sive Geographiae Plenioris Tomus Alter Asiam et Africam“, printed in Leipzig by Gleditschi...
Georgian Imitations of Augustan Denarii
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Georgian Imitations of Augustan Denarii

Description, picture: Silver. Weight: e.g. 1,28 gr., 2,23 gr., 2,59 gr., 2,93 gr., 2,97 gr., 3,02 gr., 3,10 gr., 3,12 gr., 3,23 gr., 3,24 gr., 3,25 gr., 3,33 gr., 3,42 gr., 3,51 gr., 3,55 gr. d=17/18-19/20mm. Obverse: Laureate head right/left...
Gladius Hispaniensis
Imageby David Friel

Gladius Hispaniensis

The gladius hispaniensis or Spanish short sword which originated in Iberia but was famously adopted by the Roman army. (Re-enactment display of Roman Army Tactics Scarborough Castle, UK)
Georgian Aurei Imitation
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Georgian Aurei Imitation

Gold. Weight: e.g. – 2,87 gr., 3,37 gr., 3,44 gr., 3,55 gr. d=18 mm., 19 mm., 20/21mm. Obverse: Draped bust of Valerian, laureted, right, a bit crude in style. Distorted Latin inscription: prototype – IMP. C. P. LIC. VALERIANVS AVG...
Phiale of a Roman or Kartlian Man
Imageby James Blake Wiener

Phiale of a Roman or Kartlian Man

This phiale, on whose medallion the bust of a bearded male is represented, must have been made in one of the eastern provinces of the Roman Empire or in the Kingdom of Kartli (Iberia), which is located in what's modern Georgia. Goldsmithery...
Digital Reconstruction of the Northwest Palace, Nimrud, Assyria
Videoby The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Digital Reconstruction of the Northwest Palace, Nimrud, Assyria

This video reconstructs the Nortwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud (near modern Mosul in northern Iraq) as it would have appeared during his reign in the ninth century B.C. The video moves from the outer courtyards of the palace into...
Church of St Mary at Mount Naranco (year 848)
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Church of St Mary at Mount Naranco (year 848)

The church of St Mary at Mount Naranco is a Roman Catholic, Asturian pre-Romanesque church, which lies on the slope of Mount Naranco. It is situated 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Oviedo, Spain. Ramiro I of Asturias ordered it to be built as...
Hermitage St Christine of Lena
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Hermitage St Christine of Lena

St Christine of Lena (Spanish: Santa Cristina de Lena) is a Roman Catholic Asturian pre-Romanesque hermitage from 9th century CE located in Lena , about 25 km south of Oviedo, Spain. It was declared UNESCO World Heritage site in 1985. The...