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Carthaginian Art
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Carthaginian Art

The art of the Carthaginians was an eclectic mix of influences and styles, which included Egyptian motifs, Greek fashion, Phoenician gods, and Etruscan patterns. Precious metals, ivory, glass, terracotta, and stone were transformed into highly...
Roman Gold Necklace
Imageby Mark Cartwright

Roman Gold Necklace

A Roman gold and saphire necklace, 2nd half of the 2nd century CE. From an unidentified marble sarcophagus in Rome. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome)
Roman Gold Pendants
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Roman Gold Pendants

Roman gold pendants depicting various emperors. The far left pendant shows Hadrian (119-132 CE), the central shows Severus Alexander (222-235 CE), and the right example shows Gallienus as Mars (253-268 CE). (Palazzo Massimo, Rome)
Roman Bronze Brooches
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Roman Bronze Brooches

Two Roman brooches made from bronze. The left is an example of an 'omega' brooch whilst the right is an example of the 'pincer' type. 3rd century CE. (Archaeological Museum, Aosta)
Roman Necklace
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Roman Necklace

A Roman necklace in gold and glass paste, 6-5 BCE. From a sarcophagus at Fidene, Rome. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome).
Roman Emperor Constantius II
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Roman Emperor Constantius II

An engraved amethyst ring of Roman Emperor Constantius II, c. 360 CE (British Museum, London)
Roman gilt silver fibula
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Roman gilt silver fibula

Roman gilt silver fibula in the form of a three-story tripartite gate of rusticated masonry, with a central double-arched entrance flanked by two towers and a radiate draped bust of Sol at the top story. Ca. 3rd century - early 4th century...
Roman Gold & Saphire Rings
Imageby Mark Cartwright

Roman Gold & Saphire Rings

Roman gold and saphire rings, second half of the 2nd century CE. The ring on the right has a garnet centre stone. From an unidentified marble sarcophagus in Rome. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome)
Roman Hairpin
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Roman Hairpin

A Roman hairpin made from bone, second half of the 4th century CE. One of the two busts at the head has broken off. The inscription reads 'Petronia Florian(u)s'. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome)
A Gift from King Shulgi: A Pair of Gold Earrings
Articleby Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

A Gift from King Shulgi: A Pair of Gold Earrings

Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise. Christopher Columbus.   On June 22, 2005, the Sulaymaniyah Museum of Iraqi Kurdistan purchased a...