Roman, Bronze Repousse Plaque with Holding a Bow, Sqaumata Armor Plate(?), c. 1st - 3rd Century B.C.
Likely used in some legionary application; perhaps as a legionary armor plate segment. AA59779. Roman, bronze repousse, 1.75 x 1.75 inches, c. 1st - 3rd century A.D.; sheet bronze hammered from behind in repousse technique to raise the figure of a
Germany, Iron Mace , Late Medieval, 1400 - 1500
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.AW36874. Heavy metal mace
Roman, Large Iron Borer or File, 1st - 3rd Century A.D.
Another piece from the same group as this borer was dated by the Livermore National Laboratory to 120 A.D. with a probable range of 80 A.D. - 160 A.D. Testing was done using an innovative technique which measures the carbon isotope ratio of the trace carbon in the iron. This carbon from the used in the production of the iron which must be of essentially the same age as the tool itself. Results were published in the journal, Radiocarbon, Summer 2001. AE61804. Roman borer, cf. Petrie, 'Tools and Weapons', pl. LXV, 40; 7 inches, indent at one end for attaching
Narino, Columbia, Capuli Complex, Sea Shell Shaped Ocarina (Flute), 850 - 1500 A.D.
An ocarina is a wind instrument in the category of vessel flutes.AE61810.
or Levant, Conical Game Piece, c. 300 - 100 B.C.
Senet, from , is man's oldest board game. In , it was often placed in tombs because it was used in a religious gaming ritual performed in or near the tomb in accordance with the Book of the Dead. It was also intended as a pastime for the afterlife. The game is also found in graves in the Levant and as far as and .
AS34488. Gaming token; cf. Malloy, American Games, 26 (baby blue); Petrie, Objects of Daily Use, pp. 53 - 55 & pl. XLVIII (various Egyptian game pieces), 18 mm high, pale green
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