|Intaglio of Julia, daughter of Titus. Aquamarine (2nd half of 1st CE) signed Evodos. |
Carolingian frame (9th) surrounded by 9 sapphires and 6 pearls.
|700BC-650 BCE Tridacna squamosa shell carved with a human head on the apex and two incised winged sphinxes in a register on the edge of the inner side. E.MED - PHOENICIAN found probably in Vulci Italy, exact production site unclear British Museum|
|Ancient Geek Jewelry|
|Calima / Tumaco-La Tolita stamp seal. Columbia / Ecuador circa 300 BC. |
The seal is incised with a whorl pattern and has remains of red cinnabar in incisions.
|Faience inlay in the form of an owl, from Egypt, 525-305 BC|
|Ancient Greek silver and garnet bowl, Hellenistic period, circa 1st century BC|
|Vessel, Maya, 650-800|
|, AD 300-600, Zapotec; Oaxaca|
|Babylonian and Assyrian cylinder seals in 19th century gold settings. The seals, which date |
from circa 2000-600 BC, were collected by Sir Austin Henry Layard, who had them made
into jewelry as a wedding present for his bride Enid in 1869.
|A Jedmet Nasr red stone cylinder seal, circa 3000 BC|
|The Snettisham Hoard, Iron Age, ca. 75 BC|
|About 2,700 years old. From western Turkey, this could be the oldest coin found to date. |
In the British Museum. Made with electrum, an alloy of gold and silver.