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Greek hairnet from Egypt bearing a bust of Aphrodite and her son Eros. The crossed chains are decorated with Dionysiac masks. The decoration style appears to be connected to the Ptolemies, and the face of the bust resembles Queen Arsinoe III of Egypt. Gold, garnet, glass paste; 220-100 BC, JP Getty Museum.

Greek hairnet from Egypt bearing a bust of Aphrodite and her son Eros. The crossed chains are decorated with Dionysiac masks. The decoration style appears to be connected to the Ptolemies, and the face of the bust resembles Queen Arsinoe III of Egypt. Gold, garnet, glass paste; 220-100 BC, JP Getty Museum.

Earring  Period: Roman Period, later than Date: A.D. 4th century or later Geography: Egypt

Earring Period: Roman Period, later than Date: A.D. 4th century or later Geography: Egypt

Tudor sword of Henry VIII :          @ Ashmolean Museum, Oxford     1500-1600, rock crystal and gilt silver

Tudor sword of Henry VIII : @ Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 1500-1600, rock crystal and gilt silver

Ear pendant with riders. Sirkap, Taxila, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province 1st century CE. Gold and turquoise. H. 4 5/16 in. (10.9 cm). National Museum of Pakistan, Karachi, 50.81

Ear pendant with riders. Sirkap, Taxila, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province 1st century CE. Gold and turquoise. H. 4 5/16 in. (10.9 cm). National Museum of Pakistan, Karachi, 50.81

A ROMAN EYE AGATE RINGSTONE -  CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.

A ROMAN EYE AGATE RINGSTONE - CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.

(Millennium Oldest Gold) Greek-Baktrian Gold Beads. Extremely rare & beautiful. These date from the 1st millennium BCE.  Part of the famous Bactrian "Golden Treasure" of Afghanistan.

(Millennium Oldest Gold) Greek-Baktrian Gold Beads. Extremely rare & beautiful. These date from the 1st millennium BCE. Part of the famous Bactrian "Golden Treasure" of Afghanistan.

Earring with pendants and female head. Period: Hellenistic. Date: 3rd century B.C. Culture: Etruscan. Medium: Gold, silver. | © 2000–2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Earring with pendants and female head. Period: Hellenistic. Date: 3rd century B.C. Culture: Etruscan. Medium: Gold, silver. | © 2000–2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Islam: Along with mosaics, Islamic culture can also be tied to having ornate, colorful jewelry often depicting religious symbols. "Ear pendant with riders. Sirkap, Taxila, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province 1st century CE. Gold and turquoise. H. 4 5/16 in. (10.9 cm)."

Islam: Along with mosaics, Islamic culture can also be tied to having ornate, colorful jewelry often depicting religious symbols. "Ear pendant with riders. Sirkap, Taxila, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province 1st century CE. Gold and turquoise. H. 4 5/16 in. (10.9 cm)."

Pair of Pendants. Late 1st  early 2nd century A.D. Gold, sard, glass, glass paste. On the site it was stated as pendants, but I think it have been earrings.

Pair of Pendants. Late 1st early 2nd century A.D. Gold, sard, glass, glass paste. On the site it was stated as pendants, but I think it have been earrings.

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