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Historical Archive: Second century CE, not more precisely datable


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gold and glass pendant, 1st c. BCE-2nd c. CE, eastern Black Sea, Morgan 2012.2:16
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elephant from Seleucia (Iraq), molded ceramic, c.150 BCE-200 CE, KM 0000.01.6041
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camels from Seleucia (Iraq), molded ceramic and bitumen, c.150 BCE-200 CE, KM 0000.01.4400, 0000.01.6372, 0000.01.4315. For another view see Kelsey.
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Hercules, 1st c. BCE-2nd c. CE, MFAB
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Celtic cast bronze armlet with enamel, 1st to 2nd c. CE, Castle Newe, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, BM P&EE 1946.0402.1
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gold fibula with citrine intaglio: Nero as Helios and glass inserts, 1st-2nd. c., Hermitage ГP-21629
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lead cinerary urn from Pozzuoli containing glass, 1st-2nd c., KM 0000.00.2902. For another view see Kelsey.
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grave marker for the midwife Coelia Hagne, marble, 1st-2nd c. Pozzuoli, KM 0000.00.0869
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magical inscription, 1st-2nd c. CE, reverse of Archaic intaglio, Fitz. CG 518. This work has its own page.
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crystal ring w. silver mask, 1st-2nd c., HNM R.10.1951.154, which has its own page
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pinecone fountain, Publius Cincius Salvius, 1st-2nd c. cast bronze on marble capital 227-29, peacocks copies, tip restored, Vat. For other views see Vat.
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rock crystal icosahedron, 1st-2nd c. or Merovingian, BM 1923,0401.1184. For another view see BM.
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Roman horse and rider fibula, bronze/enamel, prob. 1st-2nd c., MStA 1981.2873, which has its own page
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Roman horse and rider fibula, bronze/enamel, prob. 1st-2nd c., MStA. For back see MStA.
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miniature tools or weapons, bronze, 1st to 3rd c., BM, 2975+
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reclining woman (Aphrodite?) from Karanis (Egypt), faience, 1st-3rd c., KM 0000.02.5986
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Medici cameo: emperor (Claudius Gothicus or Antoninus Pius?) with genius, sacrificing poss. to Hope, 1st-3rd c., sardonyx cameo in gilded metal, Florence MA 14443. This work has its own page.
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Hercules, emerald intaglio, 1st-3rd c., BM 1865,0712.198. For other views and impression see BM.
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oscillum against evil eye, limestone, 1st-3rd c., ANAM. For other views see ANAM.
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mold-blown beaker with standing figures, 1st to 4th c., Hermitage
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gladiator fibula, silver, 1st to 4th c., MFAB
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Medusa, silver, 1st to 4th c. eastern provincial Roman, MFAB
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glass flask and footed cups found together, 1st-4th c. Karanis (Egypt), KM 0000.00.5936, 0000.00.5965, 0000.00.5966. For other views see Kelsey.
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crocodile pendant, jadeite, Caribbean watershed 1-500 CE, DO PC.B.263, which has its own page
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Lion striding right, crystal, 1st-6th c., Kelsey 26050, Bonner 237. See many 1st-6th c. works at 'Abrasax' gems.
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frog brooch, Gaul late 1st-mid 3rd c., copper alloy/enamel/glass/silver/gilt, Morgan 2012.2:4
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Amazon(?) parade mask from Nola tomb, bronze, 2nd c., BM 1824,0407.10
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Commodus (?) as Hercules, gilded copper alloy, 2nd c., said to be from Hadrian's Wall, BM 1895,0408.1. For other views see BM.
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Roman dog fibula, bronze/enamel, prob. 2nd c., MStA 1978.447. For other views see MStA.
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Roman duck fibula, bronze/enamel, prob. 2nd c., MStA 1978.446. For other views see MStA.
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vessel with cremains from Girton College, Cambridge, 2nd c. CE, CMAA 1993-02-08
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marble krater prob. 2nd c., in Ravenna, Orthodox baptistery, which has its own pages.
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fibula with chain, silver, from Ászár hoard, 2nd c., HNM
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hair pin with vegetal top from Gournay, antler, 2nd c., Chelles
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Harpocrates, porphyry, 2nd c. Carthage, KM 0000.00.7023. For another view see Kelsey.
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Serapis from Karanis (Egypt), serpentine, 2nd c., KM 0000.00.8526
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Oedipus and the Sphinx from a funerary monument, Óbuda (Hungary) 2nd c., HNM 62.87.1. For detail see HNM.
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horseman spearing an enemy, sandstone grave stone, from Kirkby Thore (Eng.), 2nd c., BM 1969,0701.2
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Victory from Sous-Parat (Creuze), silver gilt, 2nd c. Gaul, CdM 56.352
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Empress, 2nd c., poss. Matidia (Augusta 112-19) or Sabina (Augusta fr. 119), aquamarine, Florence MA 14547
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Roman stag fibula, 2nd c., Ewell
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unfinished Zodiac, marble, 2nd c. Roman, SMB AS SK1050. For oblique view see Berlin.
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bronze bear, prob. 2nd c. CE, poss. 3rd c. BCE, Aachen cathedral. The bear has its own page.
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conch shell and inscription, 2nd c. or 1st c. BCE/CE, red jasper intaglio, Florence MA 1731. For modern impression see Florence MA.
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Claudius, marble, body poss. 2nd c., head 1st c., Marignane area, ANAM. For oblique view see ANAM.
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Mithras relief from Fiano Romano: Mithras and the Bull, 2nd or 3rd c., marble, Louvre MND 1911. For reverse, side, detail see Louvre.
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molds for counterfeit coins, ceramic, 2nd to 3rd c., Musée de Normandie de Caen
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marble gravestone fr. Crimea Chersonesus, 2nd-3rd c. with 6th c. Greek inscription, Hermitage Х-1039. For oblique view see Hermitage.
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2nd-3rd c. magical inscription on an earlier crystal ball, MFAB 50.1315. This object has its own page.
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Roman niccolo agate intaglio of Mars, 2nd to 3rd c., on quatrefoil fibula from Kobern, RLM 3068. For fibula see RLM.
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2nd-3rd c. carnelian intaglio, in 13th c. gold seal ring, HNM K.60.3.B, which has its own page
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"Thracian Horseman" funerary relief, marble, 2nd-3rd c. Macedonia, MFAB 50.962
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jar, mold-blown glass, 2nd-3rd c. Egypt, KM 0000.00.5346
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Lead sarcophagus, 2nd/3rd c., prob. E Mediterranean, 55 x 173 x 41.2 cm, DO BZ.1941.2. This work has its own page.
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Roman harness distributor, 2nd-3rd c., copper alloy, Morgan 2012.2:7
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Headdress mount(?), gold/garnet/glass/poss. jadeite, 2nd-3rd c., eastern Black Sea, Morgan 2012.2:105
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Greek marble grave stone of Judas with candelabra, palmettes, doves, flasks, from Jewish catacomb on Via Portuense, 3rd-4th or poss. *2nd-3rd c., Rome, Vat 17584
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grave stone of the daughter of the standard-bearer Crescens with funeral banquet, from Kirkby Thore (Eng.), 2nd-4th c., BM 1970,0102.7
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wooden comb, 2nd to 4th c. Karanis (Egypt), KM 0000.00.9976
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funerary stela of Herakela (age 60) and Ares (age 52), limestone and paint, 2nd-early 4th c. Terenouthis (Egypt), KM 0000.02.1179. For details see Kelsey.