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Amulet of Harsaphes

This small amulet depicts the god Harsaphes, also known as Heryshef. It is quite small, standing only 6 x 0.7 x 1.7 cm (HxWxD). The amulet was found…

The Gold Statue of Three

This statue made of Gold and lapis lazuli is a depiction of myth of death and resurrection; the death of Osiris and birth of Horus. The myth states…

The Ba Bird

This amulet is of the Ba Bird, and was from 3rd century BC (early ptolemaic). The Ba, was one of the five components that made up the human…

Braganza Brooch

This is a gold Fibula Braganza brooch. The detail in this 14cm work is astounding to see. There is a naked figure wearing a Celtic helmet and a…

Flying seahorse

This is a gold jewelry piece, of a flying seahorse with chains hanging from the seahorse. The chains have stones connect at the bottom. Line is used to…

Golden Hippocampus

This is a piece from the Lydian Hoard collection of Turkey. It is a small brooch of a golden hippocampus, a hippocampus is typically a half horse half…

Hippocampus Brooch

Hippocampus The hippocampus is a winged sea horse. The piece is gold with jewels on the bottom of the chains. There are nine chains with three chains on…

Fibula brooch

This is a supportive image for the fibula Braganza brooch. In this image you can see closer up to the intricate detail in the gold piece. The naked…

Gold Hippocampus Brooch

This gold Hippocampus Brooch was illegally excavated and looted out of one of the iron-age burial mounds in U┼čak and Manisa Provinces of Turkey in 1960. It became…

Supporting Hippocampus Brooch

This image shows the original brooch beside the fake brooch that took its place on display

King Croesus

This is an supporting image for Golden Hippocampus. This king was the owners of the golden hippocampus. He ruled Lydia for fourteen years, from 560 BC -546 BC….

gold fibula support image

This is the supporting image of fibula Braganza, it is a Fibula (Pin) from Italy, Etruscan; Time period is 4th Century B.C., also made by gold, and it…

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