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Igbo Ukwu bronze vessel. Nigeria, Africa. Incredibly skilled lost wax casting.
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Igbo Ukwu - Art & Life in Africa - The University of Iowa Museum of Art

Igbo Ukwu bronze vessel. Nigeria, Africa. Incredibly skilled lost wax casting.

Igbo Ukwu bronze vessel. Nigeria, Africa. Incredibly skilled lost wax casting.

"Igbo-Ukwu Roped Pots from the Kingdom of Nri"

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ROMAN BRONZE BALSAMARIUM: HUNTING SCENE: In very high relief covering the spherical body. Two equestrians, one falling off horse, with wild animals (lion, bear, panther, stag, and boar) and dogs in superb detail. On a pedestal foot; two loop rings with animal protomes at the lip to attach the swing handle. Superb style; olive green patina. A masterwork! Later 2nd Century AD
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ROMAN BRONZE BALSAMARIUM: HUNTING SCENE: In very high relief covering the spherical body. Two equestrians, one falling off horse, with wild animals (lion, bear, panther, stag, and boar) and dogs in superb detail. On a pedestal foot; two loop rings with animal protomes at the lip to attach the swing handle. Superb style; olive green patina. A masterwork! Later 2nd Century AD

ROMAN BRONZE BALSAMARIUM: HUNTING SCENE:  In very high relief covering the spherical body. Two equestrians, one falling off horse, with wild animals (lion, bear, panther, stag, and boar) and dogs in superb detail. On a pedestal foot; two loop rings with animal protomes at the lip to attach the swing handle. Superb style; olive green patina. A masterwork!  Later 2nd Century AD
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Roman Glasses, 2nd Century, Found in Denmark
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A princely dynasty at Stevns, e. Roman Glass Circus Cups, burial goods Varpelev, C.

museum-of-artifacts: “ The Varpelev “circus cups”, Denmark, or century AD. Part of the grave inventory of a wealthy man, connected to the rich Himlingøje Dynasty (Roman) ”

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Double Roman inkwell bronze found in the Netherlands [488x750]
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Double Roman inkwell bronze found in the Netherlands [488x750]

Double Roman inkwell bronze found in the Netherlands [488x750]
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Chair | Chair, 1800s Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, late 19th century wood, Overall - h:80.70 w:53.30 d:44.50 cm (h:31 3/4 w:20 15/16 d:17 1/2 inches).
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Chair | Chair, 1800s Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, late 19th century wood, Overall - h:80.70 w:53.30 d:44.50 cm (h:31 3/4 w:20 15/16 d:17 1/2 inches).

Chair | Chair, 1800s      Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, late 19th century      wood, Overall - h:80.70 w:53.30 d:44.50 cm (h:31 3/4 w:20 15/16 d:17 1/2 inches).
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Bronze head of a sacred bull Roman 1st century CE from Octodurus in modern Switzerland founded by the emperor Claudius |
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Pelike (two-handled urn with flat bottom) depicting an acrobat shooting an arrow with her feet. Greece 4th century BC. [640x909]
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