This golden ram ornament dates from between 1st century B.C. to 1st century A.D. It is part of the Bactrian Hoard discovered at the archeological site Tillya Tepe. (Thierry Ollivier/Museé Guimet)

Afghan artifacts, Bactrian gold headed to Ottawa

Headdress ornament in the form of a ram (Tillya Tepe, Tomb IV), Ist century BC - century AD (cat. gold, h x w x l: x x cm x x 1 - National Museum of Afghanistan © Thierry Ollivier / Musée Guimet

A GRAECO-ROMAN GOLD SNAKE RING   CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.   Composed of two coiling snakes, their heads turned out on either side, their bodies forming a Herakles knot at the centre, details incised  1½ in. (3 cm.) wide

A graeco-roman gold snake ring circa century century A. Composed of two coiling snakes, their heads turned out on either side, their bodies forming a Herakles knot at the centre, details incised in.

Glass gold-band mosaic bottle Period: Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian Date: 1st half of 1st century A.D. Culture: Roman Medium: Glass; cast and blown, and cut Dimensions: H. 2 in. (5.1 cm.) Classification: Glass

Glass gold-band mosaic bottle Period: Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian Date: half of century A. cast and blown, and cut Dimensions: H.) Classification: Glass Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1906

Coptic or Coptic Egyptian (Met Remenkēmi) is the latest stage of the Egyptian language, a northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until at least the 17th century. Egyptian began to be written in the Coptic alphabet – an adaptation of the Greek script with some letters inherited from Demotic – in the 1st century CE.

Ancient Alphabets

Coptic or Coptic Egyptian (Met Remenkēmi) is the latest stage of the Egyptian language, a northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until at least the century. Egyptian began to be written in the Coptic alphabet – an adaptation of the Greek scri

Necklace with Butterfly Pendant. Late 2nd-1st century BC (Hellenistic).

ancientpeoples: “ Necklace with Butterfly Pendant Hellenistic Greek Century BC Elaborate diadems or necklaces featuring centerpieces of inlaid stones, pendants, and beaded chains go back to.

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

Bronze handle attachment in the form of a mask Period: Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial Date: century century A. Culture: Greek or Roman Medium: Bronze, copper, silver Dimensions: total H. of mask 9 in.

Wall painting of a female head, Pompeii, 1st century AD (fresco). fresco.  01st (C01st).  Wall painting of a female head, Pompeii, 1st century AD (fresco), . / Private Collection / Accademia Italiana, London / The Bridgeman Art Library

Wall painting of a female head, Pompeii, century AD (fresco). Wall painting of a female head, Pompeii, century AD

late 1st C. BCE. Roman cast glass bowl a unique  combination of four large bands of different colored glass with delicate millefiori decoration - one in each sector. It is a masterwork.

Roman glass garland bowl Period: Early Imperial, Augustan - late century B. Edward C.

Cameo fragment with Jupiter astride an eagle, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.  Roman (or possibly Late Hellenistic)  Sardonyx

⊙ Cameo Cupidity ⊙ Cameo fragment with Jupiter astride an eagle, century century A. Roman (or possibly Late Hellenistic) Sardonyx

Crown, from Tomb VI, Tillya Tepe, Afghanistan, 2nd quarter 1st century AD (via 1,part of the Bactrian hoard)

An example of an Afghan crown. Folding Crown, Tillya Tepe Tomb VI, first century A. Gold x cm x in.) National Museum of Afghanistan, Kabul Photo: © musée Guimet / Thierry Ollivier

Glass jug Period: Early Imperial Date: 1st century A.D. Culture: Roman

Glass jug, Early Imperial Period, century AD, Roman, blown glass decorated with marvered blobs.

aleyma:        Greek or Roman, Statuette of Aphrodite, 1st century BC - 1st century AD (source).    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

aleyma: Greek or Roman, Statuette of Aphrodite, century BC - century AD (source). Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Faunus (Pan), Roman statue (marble), 1st century AD, (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).

Faunus (Pan), Roman statue (marble), century AD, (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).

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