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Bronze jug handle

Bronze jug handle

The handle is decorated with acanthus leaves in low relief. On the lower attachment is a head of Medusa. The eyes of the Medusa are inlaid with silver. Imperial

Baton Handle or Penis Sheath (?)
Bronze statuette of a goddess

Bronze statuette of a goddess

The Roman goddess Juno is likely represented. Imperial

Dagger-Ax
Bracelet
Fitting
Diadem
Bronze tweezers

Bronze tweezers

Tweezers made of bronze.

Bronze dipping or stirring rod

Bronze dipping or stirring rod

Early to Mid Imperial

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Bronze strigil

Bronze strigil

The blade is bent to an acute angle. The handle, which is in one piece with the blade, is in the form of a rectangular loop with a cross-piece in the middle. On the back of the handle are incised lines. Imperial

Bronze ladle

Bronze ladle

With round shallow bowl. Imperial

Arrowhead
Ritual Three-legged Vessel

Ritual Three-legged Vessel

This three-legged vessel is known as a ding. The sides feature six cast bronze kui dragons with bulging eyes, set as pairs facing one another. Together they form three taotie masks, which are subdivided by thre... more

Ceremoniële bijl in Ordos-stijl

Ceremoniële bijl in Ordos-stijl

Bijl met ellips-vormige blad is gedecoreerd met een vijfpuntige ster met doornvormige punten.

Small Drum
Mask

Mask

The human face is only rarely found on ancient Chinese bronzes. This mask features large ears, bulging eyes, a huge nose, and an enormous open mouth clearly revealing teeth. It must have made a terrifying impre... more

Bell
Scoop
Mirror with scalloped edge and rosettes

Mirror with scalloped edge and rosettes

Vier rozetten in het middenveld; geschulpte rand. Het patina is heldergroen en bruin.

Curb Bit
Arrowhead
Beaker
Jar (hu)
Mirror
Model Saw
Censer
Arrowhead
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Dagger
Small Drum
Gordelhaak van verguld brons

Gordelhaak van verguld brons

Gordelhaak van verguld brons.

Pentokion (Coin) Depicting the God Zeus

Pentokion (Coin) Depicting the God Zeus

The front of this coin depicts the god Zeus. On the back a warrior is shown nude, holding a weapon.

Coin Depicting the Goddess Roma

Coin Depicting the Goddess Roma

The front of this coin depicts the goddess Roma, wearing a helmet. On the back, the prow of a ship is shown, sailing right.