Roman, Syro-Palestinian (?), , Late 2nd - Early 4th Century A.D.
originated in the eastern provinces of the Roman Empire in the second half of the second century and its popularity peaked in the first half of the third century. decoration was revived in the second half of the fourth century in the east and in the near in modern Germany. Serpentine form trails may vary in thickness, may be the same color as the vessel (usually ) or brightly colored (common in the ). 309, with similar subtle , is attributed to , 3rd to early 4th century A.D.AG63814. Snake
Roman Bronze Vessel , Ornamented With and a , c. 1st Century A.D.
The was the companion of . The grapevine and its wild barren alter-ego, the toxic ivy , were both sacred to him. This was once attached to vessel used for serving or drinking wine.AI30971. height 8.0 cm (3"), excellent condition with a nice green
Roman, Bronze Repousse Plaque with Holding a Bow, Sqaumata Armor Plate(?), c. 1st - 3rd Century B.C.
Likely used in some legionary application; perhaps as a legionary armor plate segment. AA59779. Roman, bronze repousse, 1.75 x 1.75 inches, c. 1st - 3rd century A.D.; sheet bronze hammered from behind in repousse technique to raise the figure of a
Roman, Syro-Palestinian, Jug, c. 3rd A.D.
This form is missing from the major references but we know of other examples from the market.AG63811.
Roman, Bronze , c. 1st - 3rd Century A.D.
A was a plate used by Roman priests to make sacrificial offerings to the Gods. Paterae were thin and most often have been lost to corrosion leaving only the remaining.AL59776. Roman, bronze
Roman, Syro-Palestinian, with , c. 3rd - 5th Century A.D.
Hayes' catalog references many similar specimens, noting some are from Beirut. Our example is finer than most examples of similar form, many of which appear to be carelessly made. Hayes' dates the 5th century or later. Perhaps the finer form indicates ours is earlier.AG63806.
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, , c. 3rd Century A.D.
Roman , Ware , 2nd Century A.D.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.
is French for a ceramic slip, a mixture of clay and water used for decorating . In English the term is used for two different techniques but here we are only concerned with the technique used in the ancient world. is piped onto the object much like cakes are decorated with icing, using a quill, horn, or another kind of nozzle. The slip is often a color contrasting with rest of the vessel and forms a design, a pattern, or , that is raised above the main surface. The Egyptians used decorative designs. Specimens have also been found at Minoan Knossos on the island of .
This example was found near Corinth. The is certainly related to the Egyptian ware but it may have been made in mainland .
AE36060. ware , Athenian -, ROM -; 5 Ĺ inches high, Collectible condition, buff clay, ovoid body, wide tubular neck, strap handles, horizontal bands on neck, Barbatine rows of leaf shaped decorations on body; , one section of rim, a small shoulder and of one ; ; $300.00 (Ä267.00)
Roman, Small Sandstone Tetrarch Emperor , c. 285 - 337 A.D.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. AE36072. Grey sandstone of Roman Emperor during the ; cf. Two Emperors of the Tetarchy, in the Library, 9 cm high and 7 cm, or , short forehead, short hair, expressive large eyes and high relief with double eyelids, portrait exemplifies the militaristic period; worn but worthy of any collection; ; $240.00 (Ä213.60)
Lot of 25 Roman Republic, Lead Glandes Sling-Bullets, 2nd - 1st Century B.C.
LT85399. Lot of 25 Roman Republic, lead glandes sling-bullets, 2nd - 1st century B.C., no tags or flips, actual coins in the photographs,
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