Greek, Hellenistic Alexandrian , Marble of Zeus, 2nd - 1st Century B.C.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. Ex Jerome Eisenberg, 1970.AM35512. Marble
Greek, Bronze (?) , Ornamented With of Dionysos, c. 400 - 200 B.C.
This was probably once attached to a , a punch-bowl vessel used for diluting and serving wine. The earliest kraters were bronze and almost exclusively the volute-type. Very few bronze kraters have survived. Most often only the handles remain.AG40492. Greek bronze
Hellenistic Greek, Bronze Relief Ring Fragment, Anatolia, 3rd - 2nd Century B.C.
Roman , Ware , 2nd Century A.D.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.
is French for a ceramic slip, a mixture of clay and water used for decorating . In English the term is used for two different techniques but here we are only concerned with the technique used in the ancient world. is piped onto the object much like cakes are decorated with icing, using a quill, horn, or another kind of nozzle. The slip is often a color contrasting with rest of the vessel and forms a design, a pattern, or , that is raised above the main surface. The Egyptians used decorative designs. Specimens have also been found at Minoan Knossos on the island of .
This example was found near Corinth. The is certainly related to the Egyptian ware but it may have been made in mainland .
AE36060. ware , Athenian -, ROM -; 5 Ĺ inches high, Collectible condition, buff clay, ovoid body, wide tubular neck, strap handles, horizontal bands on neck, Barbatine rows of leaf shaped decorations on body; , one section of rim, a small shoulder and of one ; ; $630.00 (Ä560.70)
Hellenistic Greek, Bronze Relief Ring Fragment, Eastern Mediterranean, 3rd - 1st Century B.C.
This bronze ring fragment is very similar to the referenced ring fragment in the British Museum (click here to see it online).AS84167. cf. BM Collection 1917.0501.1267 (very similar ring fragment), bezel
Egyptian, , Ptolemaic to Early Roman, 3rd Century B.C. - 1st Century A.D.
Mediterranean Region, Lead Shell , 1/9 Libra, c. 4th Century B.C. - 2nd Century A.D.
lists several such shell-shaped . They are found throughout the Mediterranean Region.AS77839. Lead
Greek & Roman Art: Museum of Arts, Boston
BL43196. Greek & Roman Art: Museum of
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