Artifacts

Artifacts are the objects which were used or created by people of ancient times. There are many kinds of artifacts, including rings, spearheads and swords.
᷅ <font color="#FF0000"><b>SOLD</b></font color>: Roman Imperial, Lead Ancient Counterfeiter's Working Hub Matrix, Mid-3rd century AD

A lead matrix of an ADVENTVS AVG antoninianus or aureus reverse used to create dies for contemporary counterfeits in antiquity of Trajan Decius or Trebonianus Gallus. This artifact gives us insight into ancient counterfeiting methods.…

᷅ <font color="#FF0000"><b>SOLD</b></font color>: Ancient Greek Arrow-Head.

This is an arrow-head from Ancient Greece. It dates to centuries before BC and has developed a nice dark green patina.?Arrow-head is only a few centimetres in lenth, picture makes it look larger.…

᷅ <font color="#FF0000"><b>SOLD</b></font color>: Ancient Greek Arrow-Head

This is an arrow-head from Ancient Greece. It dates to centuries before BC and has developed a nice dark green patina.?Arrow-head is only a few centimetres in lenth.…

Roman Empire, Bronze Pendant, Club of Hercules, c. 2nd Century AD

A fibula is a brooch or pin used in antiquity to fasten garments, similar to today's safety-pin. There were many different types. This was most likely a skeuomorphic plate broach. The club likely represents the club of Hercules.…

Roman Empire, Bronze Fibulae (Brooch) c. 1st to 3rd Centuries AD

A fibula is a brooch or pin used in antiquity to fasten garments, similar to today's safety-pin. There were many different styles and types used over the centuries. Four of the five in this group correspond to types dated to the 1st century AD and found in various parts of the Roman Empire: Augen; aucissa; dolphin or langton down. The fifth (P-shape bow) is dated to the 2nd to 3rd centuries AD.…

Old Sword, Indian, 16th-18th Century

This rare sword is a whopping 36 inches in length! Forged in iron it is in exceptional condition for its age with both the blade and handle fully intact. Its exact age is unknown. Found in Northern Pakistan it most likely dates back to the 16th-18th century. Perhaps older. When holding it one cannot help but ask oneself: which battles did it fight? Whose swords did it cross? What fate befell its owner? If you are interested, contact me for more photos. This one photo does not do it justice.…

Minerva Small Roman Bust, 100-300 AD

Excavated from Rome. this artifact is bust/head of Minerva wearing a cornithian helmet, crafted from lead. Minerva was a Roman goddess of crafts and wisdom. The poet Ovid called her the goddess of a thousand works." Minerva was worshipped throughout Italy, though only in Rome did she take on a warlike character. Minerva is usually depicted wearing a coat of mail and a helmet, and carrying a spear. The length of the head is approximately 33mm.…

Ancient Roman Ring

This ancient ring is from the ancient roman empire. Unlike the may other roman rings offered to collectors of antiquities, this has a very interesting feature - a silver top with an an engraving. A name perhaps?…

Ancient Roman Ring

This ancient ring is from the ancient Roman empire. A very plain design, it almost certainly belonged to a commoner.…

Ancient Roman Lead Ritual Mirror

Lead ritual mirror. Roman burial ritual mirrors, along with other possessions such as rings, bracelets, amulets, etc. were used when burying women, to accompany them in the afterlife. Measures 5.4cm long.…

Ancient Electrum Ring, 1st to 3rd centuries AD

Discovered in Northern Pakistan this ancient ring most likely originates from the Kushan Empire of Ancient India, whose coinage shared much in common (including language) with the ancient Greek empires. Composed of electrum (alloy of gold / silver) this ancient ring is very much wearable today. A simple yet elegant design, this ancient ring most likely belonged to a commoner. …

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