Shiny Treasures from the Past

October 9, 2023

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Gold bull’s head bowl known as “Attila’s Cup”, part of the Nagyszentmiklós treasure uncovered in Hungary, dates to the 6th century AD

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Roman gold aureus with bust of Trajan,  found together with coins of the Kushan ruler Kanishka, at the Ahin Posh Buddhist Monastery, Afghanistan.

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Gold griffin protome, Greek, 7th century BC

from Phoenix Ancient Art

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Gold and garnet fibula in the shape of a rooster, Merovingian, 5th-6th century AD

from Phoenix Ancient Art

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Gold hair ornament, Greek, 7th century BC

from Phoenix Ancient Art

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Rhyton in the shape of a rams head, Attic Greek, 5th century BC

from Phoenix Ancient Art

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Gold pommel, Sarmatian, 1st century BC – 1st century AD

from Phoenix Ancient Art

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Chalcedony bust of Emperor Trajan, Roman, 2nd century AD

from Phoenix Ancient Art

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Gold medallion with jasper tree of life surrounded by agate ibexes, Iran, 1000 – 800 BC

from Apollo Ancient Art

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Gold and garnet pendant, Roman, 100-300 AD

from Apollo Ancient Art

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Amethyst figure of the goddess Taweret, Egypt, 18th Dynasty, 1500 – 1391 BC

from Phoenix Ancient Art