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This toy horse may look remarkably modern, but dates from Roman period in Egypt (after 30 BC) British Museum

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This toy horse dates from Roman period in Egypt (after 30 BC) British Museum

From the ancient Near East, Syria, ca. 1000 to 800 BC. Delightful terracotta child's toy in the form of a covered cart and horse - each with original four wheels. Entire unit measures 9"L x 4-1/2"H, wheels once applied using wooden dowels which have been lost to age.

From the ancient Near East, Syria, ca. 1000 to 800 BCE. Delightful terracotta child's toy in the form of a covered cart and horse - each with original four wheels. Entire unit measures x wheels once applied using wooden dowels which have been lost to age.

Toys

Toys

ROMAN CHILDREN’S TOYS / C1ST–5TH. Roman, 1st–5th century.  Children’s toys. Roman Civilization. – Imperial Age toys, 1st–5th Century AD. Agora Museum (Archaeological Museum), Athens, Greece.

Roman Children’s toys, century, Roman Imperial Age. At the Agora Museum (Archaeological Museum), Athens, Greece.

roman dishes & vessels.

SPAIN / HISPANIA (Roman Spain) - The Romans mostly ate with their fingers. When they were served dished that required utensils, they used spoons and knives. Although forks were common utensils in the villa, they were usually reserved for cooking use only.

An ancient Roman limestone mold for an oil lamp with a eight petal flower in the center and a herringbone pattern around the edge.  Graffito on the exterior.

An ancient Roman limestone mold for an oil lamp with a eight petal flower in the center and a herringbone pattern around the edge. Graffito on the exterior.

Toy balls made of linen, hollow, exterior elaborated with red and green segmented decoration form by strips of reed, with circular fragments. Culture/period Roman Period. Findspot: Egypt (Africa,Egypt)

Toy ball made of linen, hollow, exterior elaborated with red and green segmented decoration form by strips of reed, with circular fragments of reed at either end, damaged. Hollow toy ball made of linen and strengthened with strips of red and green painted

Dog Gaming Piece  --  Egyptian  --  Hippopotamus ivory  --  3000-2900 BCE  --    The Walters Museum of Art, Baltimore

Dog Gaming Piece -- Egyptian -- Hippopotamus ivory -- BC -- The Walters Museum of Art, Baltimore

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