A GREEK GOLD NECKLACE WITH A GOLD AND GARNET LUNATE PENDANT -  HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.

(Greece) A Greek Gold necklace with a Gold & garnet lunate pendant, circa century BCE.

FIVE GREEK GOLD AND GARNET POMEGRANATE PENDANTS  HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.  Each a hollow sphere with three equidistant bezel-set pointed garnets, the bezels encircled by granulation, a pyramid of three granules between, the underside with the pomegranate calyx formed of sheet, the suspension loop joined to the sphere by a biconical collar

FIVE GREEK GOLD AND GARNET POMEGRANATE PENDANTS HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C. Each a hollow sphere with three equidistant bezel-set pointed garnets, the bezels encircled by granulation, a pyramid of three granules between, the underside with the pomegranate calyx formed of sheet, the suspension loop joined to the sphere by a biconical collar

Pendant, bulla (lentoid), 3rd century BC, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Pendant, bulla (lentoid) Period: Hellenistic Date: century B. Culture: Etruscan Medium: Gold This gold Etruscan bulla has a stamped design showing a man between two genii.

Hinged ring, 2nd–1st century B.C.; Hellenistic  Greek  Gold with garnet

Hinged ring, century B. Hellenistic Greek This piece is meant for the thumb. Its huge size and flamboyant style is a striking example of the extravagant and ostentatious lifestyle of the rich in the hellenistic world.

The representation of the sphinx shows an awkward compromise between rendering the figure three-dimensionally, as in the treatment of the legs, and adapting it to a predominantly two-dimensional surface

The representation of the sphinx shows an awkward compromise between rendering the figure three-dimensionally, as in the treatment of the legs, and adapting it to a predominantly two-dimensional surface

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