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Ostrich-egg rhyton with silver aperture and decorative gold and copper bands around the body. Midea (Argolid), tholos tomb, 15th – 14th cent.

Ostrich-egg rhyton with silver aperture and decorative gold and copper bands around the body. Midea (Argolid), tholos tomb, – c.

Gold finger ring. Decoration on the bezel consists of a griffin with open wings, rendered in the cloisonne technique, where the metal cells are filled with glass.  Tholos tomb of Kapakli, Volos, 15th cent. BC.

Decoration on the bezel consists of a griffin with open wings, rendered in the cloisonne technique, where the metal cells are filled with glass. Tholos tomb of Kapakli, Volos, cent.

Decorated Ostrich Egg  7th Century BC  Found in the Isis Tomb |Pinned from PinTo for iPad|

Decorated Ostrich Egg Century BC Found in the Isis Tomb Phoenician(?) Ostrich egg vessel carved in low relief with warriors in procession, somewhat like a hoplite phalanx;

Gold, Octopuses on gold cup found in a tholos tomb, Dendra near Midea, 1400 BC. Archaeology Museum of Athens

(Millennium Oldest Gold) Mycenaean Gold. Octopuses on Gold Cup found in a Tholos tomb, Dendra near Midea, Greece. ca 1400 BCE. Archaeology Museum of Athens.

Phoenician Painted Ostrich Egg - 8th-6th Century BCAn ancient ostrich egg painted with four Panels divided by cross hatched bands. The scenes include, two lotus buds, a small tree, and an abstract symbol of the goddess Tanit.The use of the ostrich egg as a vase or decorative object dates back to the earliest Egyptian and Mesopotamian cultures. The painted ostrich egg was, however, especially popular among the Phoenician (Punic) people. Examples have been found in tombs at Carthage and at…

Phoenician Painted Ostrich Egg - Century BCAn ancient ostrich egg painted with four Panels divided by cross hatched bands. The scenes include, two lotus buds, a small tree, and an abstract.

Ostrich egg cup (ostrich egg, silver-gilt, enamel; height 29 cm); probably French or South German, around 1400. Residenz Treasury

Ostrich egg cup: Ostrich egg, silver-gilt, enamel around The body of the cup, which comes from the former Benedictine monastery of St Veit at Herrieden near Ansbach in Franconia, secular world of Kunstkammer

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Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Goblet with Cover

Ostrich Egg Goblet, Germany, century, The Philadelphia Museum of Art. The absurdity of the object tickles me.

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