An incredible piece from our collection of early jewelry: a very rare ancient Greek gold signet ring engraved with an image of the Snake Goddess. Completely original, intact, and wearable. Circa 400 B.
Bronze Age Minoan cup, B. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers and farmers. The soldiers are holding swords and wearing plumed hats, while the two farmers off to the right are carrying staffs and wearing bulkier clothing.
MASTER STONE MOULDERS - Note the 'bent' stones of Nesi Khafre's Valley Temple. These mesmerizing engineering skills have allowed the mortar-free facing to remain in position for thousands of years after the temple was built.