An ancient Greek faceplate of a warrior’s shield "Shield boss", C. 300 BC
Constructed of a thin hammered sheet with triple concentric circles stepped form, some remains of iron pin attachments. Minor edge roughness and losses, otherwise exc. cond.
Such shields as this would have been used by the Greeks in their battles with ...click for details
A stunning life-size Roman marble male portrait head, 2nd-3rd Century A.D
The head has been skillfully carved by one of the Roman sculpture masters, with head slightly turned to left, distinctive strong features, curly beard and a fine moustache, his hair in thick luscious corkscrew curls brushed backwards in short pointed locks with two distinct locks in the center of the forehead and the nape of his neck. Arching b ...click for details
Egyptian pair of bronze and Alabaster Eyes, ca. 600 BC.
Almond-shaped eye inlays with eyebrows, the well-formed lid and cosmetic line crafted of bronze and inlaid with irises of alabaster; the pupils in black pigment. Perhaps from an anthropoid sarcophagus or a monumental statue.