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Greek bronze warrior, archaic period, end of the 7th century B.C. Allegedly from central Italy, from Campania, 17.7 cm high. George Ortiz collection

Greek bronze warrior, archaic period, end of the century B. Allegedly from central Italy, from Campania, cm high.

Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)  Period: Classical Date: 2nd quarter of 5th century B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic

41 Terracotta lekythos (oil flask) Period: Classical Date: quarter of century B.

GREEK GOLD RING, CLASSICAL PERIOD, 5TH CENTURY BC  A horseman hunting a boar with a hunting dog below

archaicwonder: “ Greek Gold Ring, Classical Period, Century BC A horseman hunting a boar with a hunting dog below ”

A GREEK TERRACOTTA LION HEAD SPOUT  CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.

greek terracotta lion head spout - classical period, circa late century b.

Image1: Roman Abraxas Magic Intaglio, Eastern Mediterranean, 2nd-3rd Century CE. Of red polished jasper, the obverse showing an Abraxas figure, with a blessing gesture, an adorant and a Greek inscription (see image 2 for description of reverse). Amulets such as these (aka Abraxas Stones) were kept in the hand, under the tongue or sewn into clothing. They bore inscribed formulas or spells and were intended to protect the owner or serve very specific magical purposes to the owner’s benefit.

Image1: Roman Abraxas Magic Intaglio, Eastern Mediterranean, 2nd-3rd Century CE. Of red polished jasper, the obverse showing an Abraxas figure, with a blessing gesture, an adorant and a Greek inscription (see image 2 for description of reverse). Amulets such as these (aka Abraxas Stones) were kept in the hand, under the tongue or sewn into clothing. They bore inscribed formulas or spells and were intended to protect the owner or serve very specific magical purposes to the owner’s benefit.

Hercules and a Winged Monster  Etruria, 5th century BC

Hercules and a Winged Monster Etruria, century BC

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