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"Master of the animals", gold pendant. 
Aegina treasure.
Aegina, Greece.
1700-1550 B.C. (Middle Minoan)
[British Museum]

"Master of the animals", gold pendant. 

Aegina treasure.

Aegina, Greece.

1700-1550 B.C. (Middle Minoan)

[British Museum]

Two bees arranged about a honey comb, gold pendant with appliqué and granulated ornament.
Mallia, Crete, Greece.
1700-1550 B.C. (Middle Minoan)
[Heraklion Archaeological Museum]

Two bees arranged about a honey comb, gold pendant with appliqué and granulated ornament.

Mallia, Crete, Greece.

1700-1550 B.C. (Middle Minoan)

[Heraklion Archaeological Museum]

Trumpet, wood, silver and gold.
Tutankhamun’s tomb.
Valley of the Kings, Egypt.
18th dinasty (New Kingdom), 1332-1323 B.C.

Trumpet, wood, silver and gold.

Tutankhamun’s tomb.

Valley of the Kings, Egypt.

18th dinasty (New Kingdom), 1332-1323 B.C.

Mask of Tutankhamun, gold.
Tutankhamun’s tomb.
Valley of the Kings, Egypt.
18th dinasty (New Kingdom), 1332-1323 B.C.

Mask of Tutankhamun, gold.

Tutankhamun’s tomb.

Valley of the Kings, Egypt.

18th dinasty (New Kingdom), 1332-1323 B.C.

May 6
Mirror case in the form of an Ankh sign
Tutankhamun’s tomb.
Valley of the Kings, Egypt.
18th dinasty (New Kingdom), 1332-1323 B.C.

Mirror case in the form of an Ankh sign

Tutankhamun’s tomb.

Valley of the Kings, Egypt.

18th dinasty (New Kingdom), 1332-1323 B.C.

Ceremonial dagger
Tutankhamun’s tomb.
Valley of the Kings, Egypt.
18th dinasty (New Kingdom), 1332-1323 B.C.

Ceremonial dagger

Tutankhamun’s tomb.

Valley of the Kings, Egypt.

18th dinasty (New Kingdom), 1332-1323 B.C.

Bacchic scene
Two handled-cup (skyphos), silver with traces of gold leaf.
1-30 A.D.
[Museum of Fine Arts - Boston]

Bacchic scene

Two handled-cup (skyphos), silver with traces of gold leaf.

1-30 A.D.

[Museum of Fine Arts - Boston]

Apr 2
Mirror and handle with the birth of Helen, bronze.
Italy
400-350 B.C.
[Museum of Fine Arts - Boston]

Mirror and handle with the birth of Helen, bronze.

Italy

400-350 B.C.

[Museum of Fine Arts - Boston]

Earing, gold with inlays of turquoise, carnelian and lapis lazuli.
Iran
525-533 B.C.
[Museum of Fine Arts - Boston]

Earing, gold with inlays of turquoise, carnelian and lapis lazuli.

Iran

525-533 B.C.

[Museum of Fine Arts - Boston]

Drinking vessel in the shape of a fist, silver.
Near Eastern, Anatolian.
14th century B.C.
[Museum of Fine Arts - Boston]

Drinking vessel in the shape of a fist, silver.

Near Eastern, Anatolian.

14th century B.C.

[Museum of Fine Arts - Boston]

Bracelet with the image of Hathor, gold and enamel.
Gebel Barkar, Nubia (Sudan).
c. 100 B.C.
[Museum of Fine Arts - Boston]

Bracelet with the image of Hathor, gold and enamel.

Gebel Barkar, Nubia (Sudan).

c. 100 B.C.

[Museum of Fine Arts - Boston]

Gladiator’s helmet, bronze.
Pompeii, Italy.
1st century A.D.
[British Museum]

Gladiator’s helmet, bronze.

Pompeii, Italy.

1st century A.D.

[British Museum]

Cavarly sports helmet
Ribchester, Lancashire, England.
1st - 2nd century A.D.
[British Museum]

Cavarly sports helmet

Ribchester, Lancashire, England.

1st - 2nd century A.D.

[British Museum]

Transported warrior, bronze.
Handle of a cist.
Italy

Transported warrior, bronze.

Handle of a cist.

Italy

Mask of Dionysos, bronze.
Greece
200 B.C. - 100 A.D.
[British Museum]

Mask of Dionysos, bronze.

Greece

200 B.C. - 100 A.D.

[British Museum]