Greek & Roman Era Jewelry Photos

Jewelry which remains from ancient Greece and Rome can be quite sophisticated.

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Greek ornamental handle parts at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Silver medallions from Greece & Iran at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.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 ornamental handle parts (5th-4th C BCE) at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Silver medallions (4th-2nd C BCE) from Greece & Iran at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.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.
Gold arm & finger rings + bronze decorative pin with face at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Gold decorative plaques once on a drinking horn at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Gold necklace with bird of prey & leaf pattern found in local grave at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Grave goods including pendants & rings at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.
Gold arm & finger rings + bronze decorative pin with face (4thC BCE) at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Gold decorative plaques (4thC BCE) once on a drinking horn at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Gold necklace (copy of 4thC BCE original) with bird of prey & leaf pattern found in local grave at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Grave goods including pendants & rings (2nd & 1stC BCE) at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.
Ancient Greek gold earring of Nike driving her chariot from Peleponnesos at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.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.Scythian gold, turquoise & lapis harness decorations with Griffins at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Ancient Greek gold earring of Nike driving her chariot (c325-300 BCE) from Peleponnesos at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.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.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.Roman gold pendants with image of Constantine I at Dumbarton Oaks Museum. Washington, DC.
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.Roman gold pendants with image of Constantine I (4th C) at Dumbarton Oaks Museum. Washington, DC.
Collection of gold medals of Roman Emperors at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Roman coins with portraits of Caesars at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Roman coins with portraits of Caesars at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Roman gold bracelet with portrait of man & woman at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Collection of gold medals of Roman Emperors (4th C) at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Roman coins with portraits of Caesars at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Roman coins with portraits of Caesars at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Roman gold bracelet with portrait of man & woman at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Roman gold rings intaglios at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Collection of Roman gold & bronze rings at Musée de la Romanité. Nimes, France.Roman gold, jade & silver jewelry from Vaise treasure horde at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman cameo of Victory driving chariot with Eros at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Roman gold rings intaglios at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Collection of Roman gold & bronze rings (c1st-2nd C) at Musée de la Romanité. Nimes, France.Roman gold, jade & silver jewelry from Vaise treasure horde (end 3rdC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman cameo of Victory driving chariot with Eros (31 BCE-14 CE) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Roman cameo of Julio-Claudian couple at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Roman cameo of medusa in Byzantine ring at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Roman cameo of medusa at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Roman oval brooch with gemstones at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Roman cameo of Julio-Claudian couple (1st C CE) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Roman cameo of medusa (1st or 2nd C CE) in Byzantine ring (5thC) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Roman cameo of medusa (2nd or 3rd C CE) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Roman oval brooch with gemstones at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Roman era jewelry found in Bavaria at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Roman era small amulets & decorations at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Gold bracelets with medallions from Asyut, Egypt at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Gold necklace with medallion of emperor Honorius from Asyut, Egypt at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Roman era jewelry (2nd-4thC) found in Bavaria at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Roman era small amulets & decorations at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Gold bracelets with medallions (400-600 CE) from Asyut, Egypt at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Gold necklace with medallion of emperor Honorius (early 5thC CE) from Asyut, Egypt at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Gold necklace with gems from Asyut, Egypt at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Grave gold disk broaches with glass inlays at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.

Gold necklace with gems (6thC CE) from Asyut, Egypt at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Grave gold disk broaches with glass inlays (7thC) at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.


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