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    The Vače situla is a bronze pail, 23.8 cm high, which was uncovered in an Iron Age burial mound at Vače in 1882 by a local inhabitant, and was later included in the collections of the National Museum of Slovenia in Ljubljana. Such pails were popular metal vessels in the early Iron Age, and were also excellent media for art and narrative

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    Bison, c. 12,000 BCE, La Madeleine, France, 10 cm long (Prehistoric)

    Venus of Dolni Vestonice a ceramic statuette of a nude female figure dated to 29,000–25,000 BCE (Gravettian industry), which was found at a Paleolithic site in the Moravian basin south of Brno. This figurine, together with a few others from nearby locations, is the oldest known ceramic article in the world.

    Cup with a frieze of gazelles Period: Iron Age II Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C. Geography: Northwestern Iran, Caspian region Medium: Gold Dimensions: H. 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm) Classification: Metalwork

    Mummy of Ramesses II (Ramesses or Ramses the Great 1303 BC - 1213 BC). His advanced age at death (over 90) is evident in his features.

    The first memory jugs were made by African Americans for grave adornments. Memory jugs are mosaic vessels covered in mortar and encrusted with pictures, shards, shells, and various personal and found objects. They were popular in Victorian times as folk art but the idea is believed to have originated from African mourning vessels. “ These were memory laden mosaics...three dimensional scrapbooks.

    From Celtic Iron Age

    Vessel in the Shape of an Owl Artist:Artist Unknown Date:late 14th-13th century B.C. Medium:Bronze

    A Syrian bronze goddess, middle bronze age IIA, c.1950-1750 B.C.

    The Egtved Girls costume. She was dressed in a striking cord skirt. It went down to her knees, was wound twice around her waist and was 38 cm long. Fashion, prehistory, Denmark, history, Bronze age.

    Etruscan book

    Detail Bronze age Etruscan painted pottery C.1300BC

    Trundholm sun chariot (Sončni voz iz Trundholma). Late Danish Bronze Age. 1400-1200 B.C.

    Etruscan bronze situla Certosa, Bologna C.550BC

    Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial Date: 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D. Culture: Greek or Roman Medium: Bronze, copper, silver

    The situla from Vace (the end of the 6th century BC) is the most important artifact of the Hallstatt Culture in Slovenia. It represents a masterpiece of decorative art and European prehistory as a whole. Exceptionally designed artistic scenes from the life of the Iron Age aristocracy were finely produced in a repousse technique (i. e. embossed from the interior)

    Amphoriskos (perfume bottle), late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.; Augustan or early Julio-Claudian Roman Banded agate

    Early Cycladic culture evolved between ca 3300 – 2000 BCE (Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age).

    Persian moon god bronze plaque (400-300 BCE)

    Female figure, possibly Aphrodite (bronze), Etruscan 6th century B.C., 20.2cm Louvre, Paris