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February 13 2014

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Terracotta Stele
Ancient Egypt, Ptolemaic - 305-30 BC

Terracotta four-sided stele showing standing figures (probably Gods) in relief. The tallest figure shown wearing sun disc crown. The smaller figures are in niches with their hands and feet together.
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Roman Bronze Bowl
1st Century AD

Bronze bowl with the bust of a woman in the center.
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Roman Bronze Oil Lamp
1st Century AD

Bronze oil lamp with simple geometric border, and the ansa with a shell motif.

The surface depicts a couple standing over a water basin. The female is shown pouring water into the basin from an amphora.
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Bronze Oil Lamp
Greece, 18th Century AD

Bronze oil lamp with Leda and the Swan, the head of the swan serving as the ansa.

Leda and the Swan is a story in Greek Mythology. Zeus, disguised as a Swan, in order to escape the watchful eyes of his wife Hera, seduced or in other versions raped the maiden Leda, daughter of the Aetolian king Thestius.

February 06 2014

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Sandstone Statue of a Ram
Ancient Egypt, 18th Dynasty

The ram was associated with Amun, the Egyptian sky God who came to be regarded as a sun God and the head of the Egyptian pantheon.
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Ancient Egypt, Ptolemaic

Terracotta oil lamp with a bearded male face and decorative, carved designs. 
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Ancient Egypt, Ptolemaic

Terracotta oil lamp with a stylized figure on top. 
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Byzantine Oil Lamp
600 AD

Bronze oil lamp, with single spout on a pedestal base, decoratively incised scroll-work on the top. 
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Byzantine Glass Bottle
600 AD

Iridescent single-handled glass bottle with an illustrations of a deer and vegetation on its surface.
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Byzantine Pilgrim Glass Bottle
600 AD

Mold-blown pilgrim glass jar with crosses and geometric designs on the side panels. 

January 31 2014

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Pre-Columbian, Mayan Culture. Cylindrical terracotta drinking vessel with carved images of warriors in feathered costumes and decorative incised designs. 600-900 AD
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Pre-Columbian, Chimu Culture. Terracotta vessel with a single spout and a curved handle with a male figure on it. Geometric designs on the surface and decorative holes around the base. 1200-1450 AD
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Sumerian Alabaster statue of a worshiper wearing a calf-length woolen skirt with layers of tufted borders, the hands gathered together in an attitude of devotion, with cuneiform inscriptions on the back of the base. 2500 BC
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Ancient Greek terracotta statue of a horse with two amphorae on the back. 400 BC

January 28 2014

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Sumerian terracotta tablet with two lines of cuneiform writings on both sides. The front shows a figure that appears to be paying homage to a seated God or ruler, along with various horned animals. 2000 BC
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Sumerian terracotta statue of a standing bearded worshiper, with a naked torso, and hands clasped together in front in an attitude of devotion. He is wearing a calf length woolen skirt with six layers of tufted borders. Painted details of face done in light black paint. 2500 BC
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Phoenician Hollow silver Mother Goddess, holding a bird at her waist. 800-500 BC

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Roman light green iridescent glass bottle with a spout and a single handle. 100 AD
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Ancient Egyptian limestone scarab from the 18th Dynasty, with a stylized lion on the bottom. Sekhmet, a female deity who was also the fierce war deity and protector of the pharaohs, was depicted as a woman with the head of a lion.
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Ancient Egyptian faience lion-headed Sekhmet amulet from the Ptolemaic period. Sekhmet is seated on a throne wearing the conical crown of Upper Egypt. Linked with war and appropriate retaliation, her name, meaning ‘the mighty one’, was associated with the hot winds of the desert.
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