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Topic: egypt roman period

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Snake Ring

Snake Ring

From Egypt Roman Period

Funerary Mask of a woman

Funerary Mask of a woman

From Egypt Roman Period

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Amulet of fist with thumb thrust between first two fingers

Amulet of fist with thumb thrust between first two fingers

In this amulet the thumb is placed between the first two fingers of the fist. This is a Roman amulet connected with sexuality. From Egypt Roman Period

String of 6 beads

String of 6 beads

From Egypt Roman Period or later

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Snake ring

Snake ring

From Egypt Roman Period

String of 23 beads

String of 23 beads

From Egypt Roman Period

Sistrum

Sistrum

Although the sound elements have disappeared, the wires are preserved on this functional arc sistrum. The wires terminate in duck heads; in pharaonic examples they mainly take the form of reared cobras. Sound d... more

Ring with snake's head terminals

Ring with snake's head terminals

From Egypt Roman Period

Snake bracelet

Snake bracelet

From Egypt Roman Period

String of 3 Beads

String of 3 Beads

From Egypt Roman Period or later

Statuette of Herakles holding apples

Statuette of Herakles holding apples

The hero holds the golden apples of the Hesperides in his left hand. From Egypt Roman Period

Amulet of Harpokrates

Amulet of Harpokrates

From Egypt Roman Period

String of 10 Mosaic Beads

String of 10 Mosaic Beads

From Egypt Roman Period

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Group of 5 composite eye beads

Group of 5 composite eye beads

From Egypt Roman Period or later

String of 4 beads

String of 4 beads

From Egypt Roman Period or later

String of 27 Eyed Beads

String of 27 Eyed Beads

From Egypt Roman Period or later

Glass Bottle

Glass Bottle

From Egypt Roman Period

Plaque representing a Greco-Roman type temple with Corinthian columns

Plaque representing a Greco-Roman type temple with Corinthian columns

From left to right, on bases of increasing height, Isis, Serapis, and another goddess stand among the columns. On the pediment is an eagle with spread wings, an emblem of the god Serapis. From Egypt Roman Period

Harpokrates in an Egyptianizing Crown and holding the club of Herakles

Harpokrates in an Egyptianizing Crown and holding the club of Herakles

Harpokrates, or "Horus the child," the son of Isis and Osiris/Serapis, is here represented as a chubby toddler with a plump, crooked forefinger reaching toward his small mouth. He holds the knobby club of the G... more

Cup with three rows of impressed decoration

Cup with three rows of impressed decoration

From Egypt, Nubia, Faras, Cemetery 1, Grave 1160, University of Oxford Excavations in Nubia 1911–1912 Roman Period

Black jasper intaglio portrait of a Roman lady

Black jasper intaglio portrait of a Roman lady

The art of gem cutting was highly prized in Rome. Julius Caesar is said to have been a passionate collector of gems, and Augustus’s signet ring was made by Dioskourides, the finest engraver of his time. Gems we... more

Double-Headed herm Bust

Double-Headed herm Bust

From Egypt Roman Period

String of 15 bugle beads

String of 15 bugle beads

From Egypt Roman Period?

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Plaque representing an Egyptian open shrine (kiosk)

Plaque representing an Egyptian open shrine (kiosk)

Columns with bell-shaped capitals support the barrel roof of the kiosk. Isis(?) towers over an open-lintel doorway surmounted by lions or perhaps cats. From Egypt Roman Period

Spirally twisted tubular armlet, former goose-head terminals missing

Spirally twisted tubular armlet, former goose-head terminals missing

From Egypt; Possibly from Memphite Region, Memphis (Mit Rahina) Roman Period

Lamp

Lamp

Small earthenware lamps, made from double molds, provided light for Egyptians during the Roman period. A wick produced from plant fiber or linen fabric was placed in a reservoir filled with oil, generally casto... more

Anubis as Defender of Osiris / Dionysus
Theatrical Masks and Ram Vessel for Offering

Theatrical Masks and Ram Vessel for Offering

These three pieces are said to have been part of a find of numerous faience objects at Arsinoe, capital of the Fayum region.The masks are too small and brittle to have served as actual theater masks. They refer... more

Theatrical mask for offering

Theatrical mask for offering

This mask and the mask 26.7.1020 are too small and brittle to have served as actual theater masks. They refer to the god Dionysus, patron of the theater and god of rebirth; in Egypt he was equated with Osiris. ... more

Theatrical mask for offering

Theatrical mask for offering

This mask and the mask 26.7.1021 are too small and brittle to have served as actual theater masks. They refer to the god Dionysus, patron of the theater and god of rebirth; in Egypt he was equated with Osiris. ... more

Lamp

Lamp

Small earthenware lamps, made from double molds, were the most commonly used source of light for Egyptians during the Roman period. A wick produced from plant fiber or linen fabric was placed in a reservoir fil... more

Dolphin pendant

Dolphin pendant

The dolphin motif is frequent in Hellenistic and Roman iconography. This hollow element has two loops on the underside at right angles to the direction of its body. It may have been part of a necklace of linked... more

Figure of Isis-Aphrodite

Figure of Isis-Aphrodite

Isis-Aphrodite is a form of the great goddess Isis that emphasizes the fertility aspects associated with Aphrodite. She was concerned with marriage and childbirth and, following very ancient pharaonic prototype... more

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Spirally twisted tubular armlet with one goose-head terminal preserved

Spirally twisted tubular armlet with one goose-head terminal preserved

From Egypt; Possibly from Memphite Region, Memphis (Mit Rahina) Roman Period

Ram with lotus-shaped manger

Ram with lotus-shaped manger

This charming ram, with its almost prehensile muzzle, feeds from a lotus-form trough. The traditional Egyptian gods Amun or Khnum were identified with curly-horned rams, but by this time several other divinitie... more

Ornamental mask

Ornamental mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Pendant depicting Horus

Pendant depicting Horus

From Egypt Roman Period

Tool

Tool

From Egypt Roman Period

String of 5 Double Disc Beads

String of 5 Double Disc Beads

From Egypt Roman Period

Sphinx, headless

Sphinx, headless

From Egypt Roman Period

String of 5 Beads

String of 5 Beads

From Egypt Roman Period

Earring

Earring

From Egypt Roman Period, later than

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Fragment from a Coptic Hanging

Fragment from a Coptic Hanging

This large rectangular textile incorporates both Roman and Christian imagery. Arcades containing hunters on horseback recall Roman sources, while the roundels with angels are clearly Christian. Similar imagery,... more

Band with Vegetal Motif

Band with Vegetal Motif

The pattern of this earth-toned clavus is created from a candelabrum-like design of delicate tendrils, leaves, buds, and heart-shaped flowers; a tiny bud accents the leaf-shaped pendant. The linen ground is emb... more

Fragment with Personifications of Victory and the Nile

Fragment with Personifications of Victory and the Nile

These fragments may once have formed a single ivory celebrating the annual flooding of the Nile River. The Nike (personification of victory), holding a wreath, and the long-haired man (personification of the ri... more

Fragment with Personifications of Victory and the Nile

Fragment with Personifications of Victory and the Nile

These fragments may once have formed a single ivory celebrating the annual flooding of the Nile River. The Nike (personification of victory), holding a wreath, and the long-haired man (personification of the ri... more

Square with Holy Warriors Spearing a Serpent

Square with Holy Warriors Spearing a Serpent

Silk, one of the most luxurious fibers used to create textiles, is made from the cocoon filaments produced by several species of moth. Originating from China, Central Asia, and India, silk first reached the Med... more

Roman Emperor

Roman Emperor

Evidently from a roundel on the façade of a Renaissance building such as the Certosa at Pavia.

Sigismondo Malatesta, as Captain General of the Roman Church

Sigismondo Malatesta, as Captain General of the Roman Church

Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, Lord of Rimini (1417-1468), born in Brescia, and ruler of Rimini since 1432. In 1445 he recieved from the Pope the title of Captain General of the Roman Church. He erected the chu... more

Sigismondo Malatesta as Captain of the Roman Church

Sigismondo Malatesta as Captain of the Roman Church

Matteo's medals are among the finest of the early Italian Renaissance. A follower of Pisanello, he was also a manuscript illuminator, painter, and architect. Characterized by simple forms, precise modeling, and... more

Frederick III (1413-1493), Holy Roman Emperor (1452)

Frederick III (1413-1493), Holy Roman Emperor (1452)

Obverse: The origins of the medal in Italy are associated with the 1438/9 visit of a Byzantine emperor. Here the 1469 portrait of another visiting emperor reminds the viewer that commemorative medals were to be... more

Decorated Roman alphabet

Decorated Roman alphabet

Anonymous, French, 15th century

Decorated Roman alphabet

Decorated Roman alphabet

Anonymous, French, 15th century

Decorated Roman alphabet

Decorated Roman alphabet

Anonymous, French, 15th century

Decorated Roman alphabet

Decorated Roman alphabet

Anonymous, French, 15th century

Decorated Roman alphabet

Decorated Roman alphabet

Anonymous, French, 15th century

Decorated Roman alphabet

Decorated Roman alphabet

Anonymous, French, 15th century

Decorated Roman alphabet

Decorated Roman alphabet

Anonymous, French, 15th century

Decorated Roman alphabet

Decorated Roman alphabet

Anonymous, French, 15th century

Decorated Roman alphabet

Decorated Roman alphabet

Anonymous, French, 15th century

Decorated Roman alphabet

Decorated Roman alphabet

Anonymous, French, 15th century

Decorated Roman alphabet

Decorated Roman alphabet

Anonymous, French, 15th century

Decorated Roman alphabet

Decorated Roman alphabet

Anonymous, French, 15th century

Decorated Roman alphabet

Decorated Roman alphabet

Anonymous, French, 15th century

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Roman Horsemen Crossing a Bridge (from Trajan's Column)

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Roman Horsemen Crossing a Bridge (fro...

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Roman Galley

Roman Galley

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

Roman Triumph

Roman Triumph

Circle of Taddeo Zuccaro (Italian, Sant'Angelo in Vado 1529–1566 Rome)

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Roman Soldiers Fortifying their Camp, from Trajan's Column

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Roman Soldiers Fortifying their Camp,...

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Roman Horsemen, from Trajan's Column

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Roman Horsemen, from Trajan's Column

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

A Roman Triumph

A Roman Triumph

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Roman Naval Battle

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Roman Naval Battle

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: A Roman Legion (from Trajan's Column)

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: A Roman Legion (from Trajan's Column)

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Bust of a Roman matron (one of a pair)

Bust of a Roman matron (one of a pair)

One of a pair with 32.100.152. Formerly considered probably the work of Girolamo or Luca di Andrea della Robbia, who were active in France; now believed to be closer in style to the work of Giovanni della Robb... more

Coat of Arms of Maximilian I as King of the Romans from Reuelationes sancte Birgitte

Coat of Arms of Maximilian I as King of the Romans from Reuelationes s...

Though often included among autograph works by Dürer, this woodcut is generally considered to be by someone in his workshop. Most recently Schoch, Mende and Scherbaum have suggested an attribution to the Meist... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Roman Naval Battle

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Roman Naval Battle

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Column of Antoninus and a Roman Obelisk

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Column of Antoninus and a Roman Obeli...

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Roman or Greek Warriors Celebrating after a Victory.

Roman or Greek Warriors Celebrating after a Victory.

Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, Parma 1503–1540 Casalmaggiore)

Roman Telamones in the Egyptian Style

Roman Telamones in the Egyptian Style

Battista Franco (Italian, Venice ca. 1510–1561 Venice)

The triumph of a Roman Emperor; a young naked hero stands at centre on a pile of armour; a woman at right holds aloft a laurel wreath

The triumph of a Roman Emperor; a young naked hero stands at centre on...

Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))

Ornamented Roman Majuscule Alphabet

Ornamented Roman Majuscule Alphabet

Daniel Hopfer (German, Kaufbeuren 1471–1536 Augsburg)

Roman Majuscule Alphabet

Roman Majuscule Alphabet

Daniel Hopfer (German, Kaufbeuren 1471–1536 Augsburg)

The Martydom of Saint Cecilia standing naked in a large cauldron, at left under a colonnade, sits a Roman Prefect, at right the statue of Jupiter in a niche

The Martydom of Saint Cecilia standing naked in a large cauldron, at l...

Bartsch called this subject as "The Martydom of Saint Felicity" following Vasari's erroneous identification. Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))