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Historical Archive: Roman period objects

For Roman Egypt see Egypt.
Objects from the Roman era with Christian iconography have their own pages.


Ceramics and Mortar

Coins and medallions

Dice and knucklebones

Gemstone Cameos and Monolithic Rings

Gemstone Intaglios

Gemstone sculpture and vessels

Glass

Ivory, antler, bone, shell, and wood including game pieces

Sculpture, non-miniature free-standing

Sculpture, non-miniature reliefs and inscriptions not including sarcophagi: undated and to mid-2nd c, 2nd half 2nd c. to 5th c.

Metalwork not including coins and medallions

Sarcophagi and Urns

Textiles, Leather, Mosaics


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grave stone with
soldier trampling
an enemy, early
imperial, Musée
Carnavalet Paris

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Asklepios and Hygeia
ivory, 5th c., Liverpool
museum
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glass vessel with
cremains from Girton
College, Cambridge,
2nd c., CMAA
1993-02-08
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massive fibula, 5th c.,
from Szilágy Somlyó,
HNM
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gold solidus of
Honorius (384-423), DO
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monolithic crystal ring,
cameo woman's face, LM
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Celtic cast bronze armlet
with enamel, 1st to 2nd
c. CE, Castle Newe,
Strathdon,
Aberdeenshire, BM
P&EE 1946 4-2 1-2
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crystal vessel in the form
of a dried sea urchin,
1st c., AS 30891nn
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lion, sard intaglio,
Met 81.6.132
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Augustus cameo
on the Lothar cross,
banded agate, Aachen