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Classical Archaeology
Fighting Hercle
Italy, Sabellian Region
ca. 4th–3rd century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Mirror depicting the Judgment of Paris
Praeneste, Italy
3rd century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Grip mirror depicting the Dioskouroi
Etruria, Italy
3rd–2nd century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Dancer
Chiusi (?), Italy
Early 5th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
A musician
Chiusi (?), Italy
Early 5th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
A dancer
Chiusi (?), Italy
Early 5th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Striding warrior
Italy
Umbro-Etruscan, late 6th – early 5th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Striding warrior
Italy
Umbro-Etruscan, early 5th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Finger ring depicting a woman washing
Etruria, Italy
Second half of the 5th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Woman wearing a tutulus (wool headdress) and calcei (pointed boots)
Etruria, Italy
5th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Woman wearing a diadem
Italy
Umbro-Etruscan, mid-5th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Thymiaterium (incense burner)
Etruria, Italy
4th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Askos (perfume dispenser) in the shape of a duck
Etruria, Italy
Second half of the 4th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Pontic stemmed cup decorated with ecstatic dancers
Etruria, Italy
Late 6th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Bucchero pesante oinochoe (wine jug) with trefoil mouth
Vulci (?), Italy
6th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Globular bucchero oinochoe (wine jug) with trefoil mouth
Etruria, Italy
6th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Large bucchero kyathos (cup)
Vulci (?), Italy
Second half of 6th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Portrait head of the Roman Emperor Gordian II
238 CE
Classical Archaeology
Portrait head of a middle-aged man, probably depicting a household ancestor or patron
Italy
Late 1st century BCE (?)
Classical Archaeology
Cinerary urn in the shape of a shrine with a gabled and decorated roof
Italy
Roman period, 1st century CE
Classical Archaeology
Quartet of “horse and rider” fibulae (garment-fasteners)
Late Villanovan culture, Italy
First third of the 7th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Sanguisuga fibula (garment-fastening)
Villanovan culture, Italy
8th – early 7th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Sanguisuga fibula (garment-fasteners)
Villanovan culture, Italy
8th–7th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Belt-buckle hook
Etruria, Italy
7th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Four-spiral fibula (garment-fastener)
Campania (?), Italy
Second half of the 8th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Bow fibula with spiral disk foot
Villanovan culture, Italy
9th–8th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Cartouche finger ring depicting a sphinx and a winged panther
Etruria, Italy
550-525 BCE
Classical Archaeology
Hut-shaped cinerary urn with animal-head “roof” decorations
Late Villanovan culture, Italy
7th – early 6th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Olla (pot-shaped cinerary urn) with lid and two handles
Vulci (?), Italy
7th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Impasto biconic cinerary urn with dish-shaped lid
Villanovan culture, Italy
9th–early 8th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Revetment plaque depicting a train of warriors
Cerveteri (?), Italy
550-525 BCE
Classical Archaeology
Sima (crowning molding of the cornice) decorations
Cerveteri (?), Italy
ca. 540 BCE
Classical Archaeology
Antefix depicting the head of Juno Sospita
Etruria, Italy
500-475 BCE
Classical Archaeology
Antefix or central relief depicting Artemis
Etruria, Italy
2nd century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Bucchero ribbon-handle amphora with votive inscription
Etruria, Italy
625–600 BCE
Classical Archaeology
Oinochoe (wine jug) painted in white, with a garland, tongues, and rosette
Southern Italy
3rd century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Head of a lion
Italy
Mid-6th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Red-figure patera (shallow dish)
Southern Italy
330-325 BCE
Classical Archaeology
Relief of an Arimasp fighting a griffin, probably a coffin decoration
Tarentum, South Italy
Late Classical Period, 3rd quarter of the 4th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Red-figure kantharos (wine cup) decorated with a woman’s head
Southern Italy
340-325 BCE
Classical Archaeology
Red-figured askos (perfume dispenser) decorated with palmettes, plants, and a female head
Southern Italy
330-300 BCE
Classical Archaeology
Red-figure lekanis (lidded bowl for trinkets)
Southern Italy
330-300 BCE
Classical Archaeology
Fish plate
Campania, Italy
Hellenistic period, 3rd-2nd century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Red-figure skyphos (wine cup)
Southern Italy
340 BCE
Classical Archaeology
Plate
Southern Italy
3rd century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Plate
Southern Italy
3rd century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Plate
Southern Italy
3rd century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Kylix with an impression of a silver dekadrachm from Syracuse
Southern Italy
Early 4th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Bust of a goddess, probably Persephone
Magna Graecia, Italy
5th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Double-spouted askos (perfume dispenser)
Italy
3rd century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Jug
Italy
5th–4th century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Bowl with figurative handle
Italy
525-475 BCE
Classical Archaeology
Candelabrum decorated with a two-faced Janus head and lion paws
2nd–3rd century CE
Classical Archaeology
Lion-shaped handle
2nd century CE
Classical Archaeology
Key in the shape of a reclining bull
2nd century - early 3rd century CE
Classical Archaeology
Cuirassed torso of an emperor
Late 2nd century CE
Classical Archaeology
Authepsa (hot-water heater)
Italy
3rd century CE
Classical Archaeology
Jug with decorative handle
Unprovenanced
2nd century CE
Classical Archaeology
Oil lamp decorated with foliate and floral motifs
Rome, Italy
Early Imperial Period, ca. 20–50 CE
Classical Archaeology
Table support decorated with a winged figure carrying a conch
1st century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Table support in the shape of a sphinx
1st century BCE – 1st century CE
Classical Archaeology
Deep bowl
Unprovenanced
1st century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Piriform jug decorated with appliqué
North Africa
3rd century CE
Classical Archaeology
Jug with decorative handle
Provenance unknown
3rd century CE
Classical Archaeology
Handle of a large vessel decorated with two dolphins diving into the sea
Italy
1st century CE
Classical Archaeology
Ribbed, wide-mouth oinochoe (wine jug) depicting two putti(cherubs) arguing over a cockfight
Apulia, Southern Italy
3rd century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Figurine of a man offering a libation
Etruria, Italy
4th-2nd century BCE
Classical Archaeology
Portrait head of the Roman Emperor Tiberius
14-37 CE
Classical Archaeology
Female portrait, fragment of a tondo (medallion)
Asia Minor
ca. 100 CE (?)
Classical Archaeology
Fragment of a wall painting depicting a flying Eros or Cupid
Boscotrecase, Italy
Early Fourth Style, ca. 50 CE
Classical Archaeology
Lampstand in the shape of bound Marsyas holding an oil lamp in the shape of a Negroid head
Italy
1st–2nd century CE
Classical Archaeology
Epichysis (jug)
Southern Italy
320-310 BCE