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FOUR PHOENICIAN SILVER FINGER RINGS CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C. Each formed of stout wire, bifurcating at the ends into volutes, joined to the underside of the bezel, two circular, two oval, three bezels decorated with granulation including pyramids and borders around a central element, two of which with wire trunkless palmettes embellished with granules, one plain with some incision
Where your heart is that's where your treasure is. God is good, Holy Bible, dated 1885, antique gold lettering, leather and board
Girdle with Coins and Medallions, circa ca. 583, reassembled after discovery; Byzantine. This incomplete, massive gold girdle composed of a series of solidi & medallions may have been worn as an insignia of office. The four medallions depicting the emperor Maurice Tiberius for him in 583. Coins are stamped CONOB, indicating that they were minted in the capital city. There is also a coin of Theodosius II (r. 402–50) & four from the brief joint rule of Justin I and Justinian in 527.
Love Hieroglyphics. A have a large cartouche of my own that was made in Egypt. I designed it & drew the size I wanted. I had a small one with my name on it, but I wanted something unusal & different. They did such beautiful work. My husbands friend owned a jewerly shop in Alexandria. I hope to go someday. V.