Antique Greek Metalwork Photos

Bronze and Silverwork of the ancient Greek world.

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Corinthian bronze helmet from Greece at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Bronze Greek helmet at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Phrygian bronze helmet from Greece at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Bronze pilos helmet from Lower Italy at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.
Corinthian bronze helmet (6th-5th C BCE) from Greece at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Bronze Greek helmet (6thC BCE) at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Phrygian bronze helmet (4th C BCE) from Greece at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Bronze pilos helmet (4th C BCE) from Lower Italy at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.
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.Greek ornamental handle parts at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Metal standing mirror in form of Aphrodite with sirens & bird-like creatures from Laconia, Greece at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.
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 ornamental handle parts (5th-4th C BCE) at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Metal standing mirror in form of Aphrodite with sirens & bird-like creatures (c540 BCE) from Laconia, Greece at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.
Silver medallions from Greece & Iran at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek bronze statue of wrestlers at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Bronze bed fittings in form of elephant probably Greek at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek or Italian gold jewelry at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.
Silver medallions (4th-2nd C BCE) from Greece & Iran at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek bronze statue of wrestlers (2nd C BCE) at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Bronze bed fittings in form of elephant (1st C BCE) probably Greek at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek or Italian gold jewelry (5th-4th C BCE) at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.
Greek gold medallion from Thessaly at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Greek gold miniature funerary mask at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Hellenistic silver medallion of silenus from Turkey at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Hellenic copper wreath of oak & laurel leaves at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Greek gold medallion (late 4th- early 3rd C BCE) from Thessaly at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Greek gold miniature funerary mask (3rd-1st C BCE) at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Hellenistic silver medallion of silenus (2nd-1stC BCE) from Turkey at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Hellenic copper wreath of oak & laurel leaves at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Bronze griffin handle from cauldron from Greece at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.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.Greek silver & gold relief with mythological scenes from Southern Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Bronze griffin handle from cauldron (650-620 BCE) from Greece at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.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 (540-530 BCE) 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.Greek bronze horse armor segment from South Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze covered vessel with discus throwing figure used to mix wine & water from Capus at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.
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.Greek bronze horse armor segment (c480 BCE) from South Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek bronze covered vessel (dinos) with discus throwing figure used to mix wine & water (early 5thC BCE) from Capus at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.
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 inkwell with handle in shape of Dionysus from grave at Meroë, Sudan Nile at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek bronze & silver lidded cauldron with Satyr from Eastern Mediterranean 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 inkwell with handle in shape of Dionysus (2nd half 1st C BCE) from grave at Meroë, Sudan Nile at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek bronze & silver lidded cauldron with Satyr (50-1 BCE) from Eastern Mediterranean 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.Greek bronze elephant unit of weight made in Syria at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek Stater coins in American History Museum. Washington, DC.
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.Greek bronze elephant unit of weight (mina) (250-200 BCE) made in Syria at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek Stater coins (625-510 B.C.) showing flying horses in American History Museum. Washington, DC.
Greek Stater gold coins in American History Museum. Washington, DC.Boy with victor's fillet bronze head Roman copy of Greek original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Greco-Roman gold jewelry mask at Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Bronze hydria burial vessel circa 450 to 440 BC with cast handles and hammered body at Cycladic Art Museum, Athens. Greece.
Greek Stater gold coins (359-336 B.C.) showing Philip II & chariot in American History Museum. Washington, DC.Boy with victor's fillet bronze head (c450 BCE) Roman copy of Greek original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Greco-Roman gold jewelry mask at Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Bronze hydria burial vessel circa 450 to 440 BC with cast handles and hammered body at Cycladic Art Museum, Athens. Greece.
Helmets and amphora circa 515 to 510 BC at Cycladic Art Museum in Athens. Greece.Replica golden diadem at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.Replica boat-shaped saucer found by Schliemann while digging for Troy at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Helmets and amphora circa 515 to 510 BC at Cycladic Art Museum in Athens. Greece.Replica golden diadem (original mid 3rd millennium BCE from treasure of Priam) at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.Replica boat-shaped saucer (original mid 3rd millennium BCE from treasure of Priam) found by Schliemann while digging for Troy at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.

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