Monstrous male figure Bronze Age, ca. late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C. Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex. Chlorite, calcite, gold, iron.
Diadem, 1200–800 B.C.; Bronze Age East-central Europe, Carpathian Basin region. Copper alloy made from a single sheet of hammered bronze plate, probably worn by a high-ranking woman during the Late Bronze Age, produced by workshops in the Carpathian Mountains. In continental Europe, no workshops were more prolific, more creative, or more technologically accomplished than these.
The Nebra Sky Disk, attributed to a site near Nebra, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, is a bronze disk about 30 cm in diameter, with a blue-green patina inlaid with gold symbols which have generally been interpreted as a sun or full moon, a lunar crescent, and stars, including a cluster interpreted as the Pleiades. The disk is associated with Bronze Age Unetice Culture.
Early bronze age silver lunulae, origin unknown. A lunula is an ornament that was in fashion over the entire Bronze Age and into the Iron Age. It is named after the Latin word for moon luna (lunula literally means: little moon) because of its crescent shape. Usually it is made from a thin sheet of bronze or gold and occasionally silver. The crescent often terminates in square or rounded plates that are twisted to right angles to the rest of the item.
Gold finger-ring, formed of a broad flat band of gold with a ring of gold soldered at either end; to the outside of the band are soldered two rows of hollow stamped lions' masks, placed in opposite directions, six in each row. 1550 BC - 1050 BC Late Bronze Age