Getty Museum Villa - Ancient Metalwork Collection Photos

The Getty Museum Villa in Malibu, CA hosts a collection of ancient Greek and Roman bronze and silver sculpted objects and jewelry.

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Former main Villa gallery of J. Paul Getty Museum which now specializes in Greek, Roman & Etruscan art. Malibu, CA.Bust of man wearing a turban sculpture in courtyard at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze Griffin head once a cauldron decoration at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze handle with horses from water jar from Southern Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Former main Villa gallery of J. Paul Getty Museum (1972-3) which now specializes in Greek, Roman & Etruscan art. Malibu, CA. Style: Roman villa. Architect: Langdon & Wilson, Stephen Garrett, Norman Neuerberg.Bust of man wearing a turban sculpture in courtyard at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze Griffin head once a cauldron decoration (c650 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze handle with horses from water jar (550-525 BCE) from Southern Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek silver & gold relief with mythological scenes from Southern Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze mirror with Medusa from South Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze roundel with comic mask from South Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Roman bronze statue of comic actor wearing an animal mask at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek silver & gold relief with mythological scenes (540-530 BCE) from Southern Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze mirror with Medusa (500-480 BCE) from South Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze roundel with comic mask (c300 BCE) from South Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Roman bronze statue of comic actor wearing an animal mask (c100 BCE - 100 CE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Roman bronze lamp is shape of comic actor at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze horse armor segment from South Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze helmet from South Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze ceremonial helmet with griffon crown from South Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Roman bronze lamp is shape of comic actor (75-125 CE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze horse armor segment (c480 BCE) from South Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze helmet (400-375 BCE) from South Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze ceremonial helmet with griffon crown (350-300 BCE) from South Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek bronze water jar with Herakles & Eros at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Detail of Herakles & Eros on Greek bronze water jar at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze & silver lidded cauldron with Satyr from Eastern Mediterranean at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Persian silver & gold spouted jar with lion-griffon handles at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek bronze water jar (Kalpis) with Herakles & Eros (c350 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Detail of Herakles & Eros on Greek bronze water jar (Kalpis) (c350 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze & silver lidded cauldron with Satyr (50-1 BCE) from Eastern Mediterranean at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Persian silver & gold spouted jar with lion-griffon handles (350-325 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek silver wine strainer with duck head handles at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek silver & gold bull's head ceremonial cup from Eastern Mediterranean at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Roman silver & gold statuette of bull from Pompeii at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Parthian silver, gold & garnet spouted horn with lion at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek silver wine strainer with duck head handles (350-300 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek silver & gold bull's head ceremonial cup (c100 BCE - 100 CE) from Eastern Mediterranean at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Roman silver & gold statuette of bull (c100 BCE - 79 CE) from Pompeii at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Parthian silver, gold & garnet spouted horn (rhyton) with lion (100-1 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek gold & glass earrings with Nike pendants at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek gold & gemstone carved jewelry with goddess images prob. Ptolemaic from Alexandria at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek gold snake bracelet from Egypt at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Scythian gold, turquoise & lapis harness decorations with Griffins at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek gold & glass earrings with Nike pendants (225-175 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek gold & gemstone carved jewelry with goddess images (205-100 BCE) prob. Ptolemaic from Alexandria at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek gold snake bracelet (300-100 BCE) from Egypt at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Scythian gold, turquoise & lapis harness decorations with Griffins (100 BCE - 100 CE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Roman gold & glass funerary crown diadem at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Roman gold & gemstone coin belt at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Detail of Roman gold & gemstone coin belt at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze elephant unit of weight made in Syria at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Roman gold & glass funerary crown diadem (50-25 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Roman gold & gemstone coin belt (379-400 CE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Detail of Roman gold & gemstone coin belt (379-400 CE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze elephant unit of weight (mina) (250-200 BCE) made in Syria at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Silver tetradrachm coin with head of Alexander the Great minted in Amphipolis at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek coins & engraved gems at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta & bronze oil vessels shaped as female heads at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Silver tetradrachm coin with head of Alexander the Great (323-281 BCE) minted in Amphipolis at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek coins & engraved gems at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta & bronze oil vessels shaped as female heads (c470-1 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.

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