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Egyptian, Cult image of the god Ptah, c.945-600 BC (source).
TURQUOISE SWIRL~ porcelain vessels
Oval Brooch, 10th century. Viking, Scandinavia.
A brooch in the shape of a bearded man in a robe.<p>Cast out of bronze.<p>Made in the 6th/7th century for a Slav nobleman in Hungary.<p>Currently held at the British Museum.
Coffee or tea mug handthrown stoneware
Little bulbous apothecary’s pharmaceutical bottle.
Found a new coin shop today on a transport
A seal ring with an intaglio frontal bust of Alaric II, King of the Visigoths, in military garb and surrounded by a Latin inscription
A seal ring with an intaglio frontal bust of Alaric II, King of the Visigoths, in military garb and surrounded by a Latin inscription.<p>Carved out of sapphire, in a 16th century gold ring.<p>Made in the late 5th century for a Visigothic aristocrat in Noricum.<p>Currently on view at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.