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Rule Britannia Uncle Sam | ahahaha ...ah ... sorry. Sorta.

Rule Britannia Uncle Sam | ahahaha ...ah ... sorry. Sorta.

Rhyton. Protomé à tête de lynx.

Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat Period: Parthian Date: ca. Geography: Iran Culture: Parthian Medium: Silver, mercury gilding The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Persian King in chariot with charioteer shooting at a winged griffin. Winged disk hovering above. Cylinder seal Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian Achaemenid Period 550–331 B.C.

Persian King in chariot with charioteer shooting at a winged griffin. Winged disk hovering above. Cylinder seal Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian Achaemenid Period B.

A Late Roman bronze plate brooch in the form of a swastika with four horse-head extensions emanating from the central body. The heads each have a ring-and-dot eye and triangular mouth; the hub is a concentric circles motif. On the reverse, the catchplate, spring-lugs and pin are in place. Width 3.4 cms (1.4 ins). Condition: Very fine. Brooches of this kind formed part of the equipment of the Roman military in the 3rd century A.D.

Scarce Roman 3rd century bronze 'Horse-Head' swastika brooch fibula c/w pin

Scarce Roman century bronze 'Horse-Head' swastika brooch fibula c/w pin.

A Rare Coin Depicting Ahura Mazda and Baaltars This is a rare and exceptional Greek silver stater from Mallus, Cilicia (map), struck circa 384-383 BC under Tiribazus, Satrap of Lydia. The obverse shows Baaltars holding an eagle in one hand and a lotus-tipped scepter in the other; MAP is inscribed to the left and TRBZW (in Aramaic) is to the right. The reverse shows a splendid image of Ahura Mazda with his body terminating into a winged solar disk with tail feathers. He holds a wreath in his…

A Rare Coin Depicting Ahura Mazda and Baaltars This is a rare and exceptional Greek silver stater from Mallus, Cilicia (map), struck circa BC under Tiribazus, Satrap of Lydia. The obverse shows Baaltars holding an eagle in one hand and a.

Phoenician artifact

Ancient Phoenician Statues-Hollow silver Mother Goddess wearing an open robe, frog crown, holding a bird at her waist.

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Plaque with horned lion-griffins Period:Achaemenid Date:ca. century B. Geography:Iran Culture:Achaemenid Medium:Gold Dimensions:H. cm Classification:Metalwork-Ornaments Plaque with horned lion-griffins

Goddess on Lion throne is abundant in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Canaan/Israel.  This is from a Phoenician scarab, showing a throned lion with wings.  She offers benediction to supplicant, under winged sun and planet Venus.

Enthroned Goddess flanked by a lion offered benediction by supplicant, under a winged sun and the planet Venus. Many of these Phoenician scarabs show a brazier for offering incense.

Bimaran gold casket with Buddha, surrounded by Brahma and Sakra.  Masterpiece of Greco-Buddhist art of Gandhara, Afghanistan. Some scholars believe this to be the earliest representation of the Buddha yet found, ca. 10 BCE to 60 CE--the latter based on a redeposition theory. The style and manufacture is consistent with the art of the Scythians.

The Bimaran Reliquary. From stupa 2 at Bimaran, Gandhara (in modern Afghanistan), century AD. The Bimaran Reliquary is a small gold reliquary for Buddhist relics, and shows one of the earliest.

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