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A youth reclines at a symposium, holding an aulos (double flute), while a woman dances in front of him.  The accompanying inscription reads ΠΙΛΙΠΟΣ ΚΑΛΛΙΣΤΟ<Σ> (“Philip is most handsome/beautiful”).  Tondo of an Attic red-figure kylix, attributed to the Brygos Painter; ca. 490-480 BCE.  Found at Vulci; now in the British Museum.

A youth reclines at a symposium, holding an aulos (double flute), while a woman dances in front of him. The accompanying inscription reads ΠΙΛΙΠΟΣ ΚΑΛΛΙΣΤΟ (“Philip is most handsome/beautiful”).

Terracotta Aquamanile in the Shape of a Horse

'The Art from Ancient Lands' website. Awesome pictures and info. Pic = Terracotta Aquamanile in the Shape of a Horse Persia 1200 BC to 900 BC. Auctioned thru Barakat Callery, USA & Abu Dhabi

Egyptian heart scarab (1492-1473 BC) - funerary piece inscribed with part of the Book of the Dead

Heart Scarab of Hatnefer BC) - funerary piece inscribed with part of the Book of the Dead. From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Hatnefer and Ramose (below TT Mummy of Hatnefer.

Byzantine ring ,ca. 12th century.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

boneandpapyrus: “ Byzantine ring with an intaglio of Pan, century The sides of the octagonal bezel, which is framed by two lions at the shoulders, are inscribed in Greek with a quotation from.

Byzantine betrothal ring circa 6th -7th century AD | Alain.R.Truong

For Sale on - Byzantine betrothal ring, century AD. A yellow gold ring with square plaque-form bezel engraved with two crowned full-length figures flanking