Roman Era Metalwork Photos

Bronze and Silverwork of the Roman Empire.

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Hildesheim silver treasure with vessels in Greek shapes at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Athena bowl from Hildesheim Silver Hoard at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Silver bowl with Bust of Heracles found with Hildesheim silver treasure with at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Roman silver & gold statuette of bull from Pompeii at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Hildesheim silver treasure with vessels in Greek shapes (c2ndC BCE) at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Athena bowl (150 BCE-100 BCE) from Hildesheim Silver Hoard at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Silver bowl (1stC CE) with Bust of Heracles found with Hildesheim silver treasure with at Altes Museum. Berlin, Germany.Roman silver & gold statuette of bull (c100 BCE - 79 CE) from Pompeii at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Roman bronze statue of comic actor wearing an animal mask at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Roman bronze lamp is shape of comic actor at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Roman bronze Wolf Head at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Bronze sistrum from Rome played by women in Egyptian temples at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, 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 (75-125 CE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Roman bronze Wolf Head (1-100 CE) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Bronze sistrum from Rome (Roman period - 30 BCE - 641) played by women in Egyptian temples at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.
Iron helmet from Vié Cioutat, Mons at Musée de la Romanité. Nimes, France.Bronze sculpture of captive Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.Roman portrait head at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Roman bronze Victory with Cornucopia at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Iron helmet (2nd half 1st C BCE) from Vié Cioutat, Mons (Gard) at Musée de la Romanité. Nimes, France.Bronze sculpture of captive (end 1stC BCE) Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.Roman portrait head at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Roman bronze Victory with Cornucopia (40-68 CE) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Roman bronze mask of Seilenoi at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Bronze covered Roman-era iron pan found in Rhone at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.Bronze jug at University of Missouri Museum of Art & Archaeology. Columbia, MO.Roman bronze jug found in a river south of Glasgow at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Roman bronze mask of Seilenoi (early 1st C) at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Bronze covered Roman-era iron pan (first half of 1stC) found in Rhone at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.Bronze jug (1st C CE) at University of Missouri Museum of Art & Archaeology. Columbia, MO.Roman bronze jug (1st-2nd C) found in a river south of Glasgow at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Roman bronze lamp with horse's head handle at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Roman-era bronze, iron & ceramic oil lamps at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Roman strigils at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Roman stirgiles for scraping sweat off skin plus glass bottle for balms found near Augsburg at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.
Roman bronze lamp with horse's head handle (1st C CE) at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Roman-era bronze, iron & ceramic oil lamps at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Roman strigils (1st-3rd C CE) at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Roman stirgiles for scraping sweat off skin plus glass bottle for balms found near Augsburg at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.
Roman-era beaded bracelet plus bronze sprung fasteners found near Heimstetten at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Reconstruction of northern Scottish Carnyx war trumpet whose sound in battle lead Romans to call their enemies Carnyx beside original head from Deskford at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Roman era horse tack found around Scotland at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bronze horse head armor with reliefs of Roman gods from Kelheim at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.
Roman-era beaded bracelet plus bronze sprung fasteners (Fibeln) found near Heimstetten at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Reconstruction of northern Scottish Carnyx war trumpet whose sound in battle lead Romans to call their enemies Carnyx beside original head (100-200) from Deskford at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Roman era horse tack (100-200) found around Scotland at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bronze horse head armor with reliefs of Roman gods from Kelheim at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.
Bronze horse eye protectors with relief of figure of Victory with palm branches from Kelheim at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Roman Bronze helmet back of head details with two representing hairstyles from Kelheim at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Bronze oriental-style Roman face mask from Kelheim at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Roman bronze face mask of a parade helmet for equestrian fighting games found Straß-Moos at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.
Bronze horse eye protectors with relief of figure of Victory with palm branches from Kelheim at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Roman Bronze helmet back of head details with two representing hairstyles from Kelheim at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Bronze oriental-style Roman face mask from Kelheim at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Roman bronze face mask of a parade helmet for equestrian fighting games found Straß-Moos at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.
Roman cavalry bronze face mask from Newstead at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bronze Roman infantry parade helmet found in Bavaria at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.Iron with bronze trim Roman infantry helmet found in Bavaria at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.Roman cavalry helmet at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.
Roman cavalry bronze face mask (50-100) from Newstead at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bronze Roman infantry parade helmet (late 2ndC) found in Bavaria at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.Iron with bronze trim Roman infantry helmet (late 2ndC) found in Bavaria at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.Roman cavalry helmet (early 3rdC) at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.
Bronze Roman infantry helmet found near Weißenburg at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Gilded iron Roman officer's helmet from Augsburg at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Bronze armor collar fastening plates with images of Mars & Minerva found near Manching at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Roman military honors in form of metal ring & coins plus an iron spear with image of Mars for tip of standard found near Ansbach & Kelheim at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.
Bronze Roman infantry helmet (2nd-3rdC) found near Weißenburg at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Gilded iron Roman officer's helmet (copy) (4th-5thC) from Augsburg at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Bronze armor collar fastening plates with images of Mars & Minerva found near Manching at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Roman military honors in form of metal ring & coins plus an iron spear with image of Mars for tip of standard found near Ansbach & Kelheim at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.
Roman bottle spout in shape of mule at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Roman bronze Tritonide sea nymph from Asia Minor at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Bronze mask of Dionysus from Rome at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Silver coat hook found on Esquiline hill in Rome at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.
Roman bottle spout in shape of mule at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Roman bronze Tritonide sea nymph (1stC BCE - 1stC CE) from Asia Minor at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Bronze mask of Dionysus (late 2ndC CE) from Rome at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Silver coat hook found on Esquiline hill in Rome (c380 CE) at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.
Bronze statuette of Roman priest offering incense at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman bronze statuette of winged victory at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Bronze god representing annual force of life over death found in Coligny at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Silver goblet with Gallic gods made in Lugdunum at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Bronze statuette of Roman priest offering incense (1stC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman bronze statuette of winged victory (1stC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Bronze god representing annual force of life over death found in Coligny at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Silver goblet with Gallic gods (2nd half of 1stC) made in Lugdunum at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman bronze decorated bucket at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Roman bronze ornamental offering in shape of ship at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Gallic god's head with hair & necklace of a typically pre-Roman Gallic found in Rouen at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Bronze statue of Neptune? found in Rhone River at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman bronze decorated bucket (2nd-3rdC) at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Roman bronze ornamental offering in shape of ship (2nd half 2ndC) at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Gallic god's head with hair & necklace of a typically pre-Roman Gallic found in Rouen at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Bronze statue of Neptune? (2ndC) found in Rhone River at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Bronze statue of Jupiter found in Saône River at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman-era dodecahedrons of unknown usage at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman bronze busts of Mars & a woman at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.Roman metal statue of discus thrower at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.
Bronze statue of Jupiter found in Saône River at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman-era dodecahedrons of unknown usage at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman bronze busts of Mars (2nd-3rdC) & a woman at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.Roman metal statue of discus thrower (2nd-3rdC CE) at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.
Silver casserole from Tarraconensis now Spain at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Roman silver spoons from Vaise treasure horde at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman silver platter with country scenes on rim from Vaise treasure horde at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman silver statuette of Apollo from Vaise treasure horde at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Silver casserole (3rdC CE) from Tarraconensis now Spain at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Roman silver spoons from Vaise treasure horde (end 3rdC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman silver platter with country scenes on rim from Vaise treasure horde (end 3rdC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.Roman silver statuette of Apollo from Vaise treasure horde (end 3rdC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Imperial Roman lead plumbing at Musée de la Romanité. Nimes, France.Roman medallion with gladiators from Cavillargues at Musée de la Romanité. Nimes, France.Examples of Roman plumbing pipes at Pont du Gard museum. Nimes, France.Roman-era iron ship anchor at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.
Imperial Roman lead plumbing at Musée de la Romanité. Nimes, France.Roman medallion with gladiators (2nd-mid 3rd C) from Cavillargues (Gard) at Musée de la Romanité. Nimes, France.Examples of Roman plumbing pipes at Pont du Gard museum. Nimes, France.Roman-era iron ship anchor at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.
Gilded bronze Roman-era relief figure of Victory at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.Roman-era metal objects found in Rhone River were probably for scrap metal trade at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.Roman-era decorated bronze bracket at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.Roman-era bronze statuettes of classical gods at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.
Gilded bronze Roman-era relief figure of Victory at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.Roman-era metal objects found in Rhone River were probably for scrap metal trade at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.Roman-era decorated bronze bracket at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.Roman-era bronze statuettes of classical gods at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.
Roman-era bronze votive offering statue of hand holding oval sick organ in need of cure at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.Roman & Byzantine metal sculptures at Harvard Art Museums. Cambridge, MA.Roman or Byzantine silver box with sleeping Eros at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.Bronze vessels reputedly found in 1822 at Roman fort near Kirkintilloch at Abbotsford House. Melrose, Scotland.
Roman-era bronze votive offering statue (end 3rdC) of hand holding oval sick organ in need of cure at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France.Roman & Byzantine metal sculptures at Harvard Art Museums. Cambridge, MA.Roman or Byzantine silver box with sleeping Eros (300-400) at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.Bronze vessels reputedly found in 1822 at Roman fort near Kirkintilloch at Abbotsford House. Melrose, Scotland.
Silver replica of Roman bowl found in Traprain Hoard by Hamilton & Inches of Edinburgh at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Roman bronze serving bowls & wine strainers from Helmsdale Hoard at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Traprain treasure hoard given as bulk silver by Romans as bribe to keep Scots chief from attacking England at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver flagons & plate of Traprain treasure hoard Roman bribe to keep Scots from attacking England at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver replica of Roman bowl found in Traprain Hoard (1912-3) by Hamilton & Inches of Edinburgh at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Roman bronze serving bowls & wine strainers from Helmsdale Hoard (200-400) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Traprain treasure hoard (early 5th C) given as bulk silver by Romans as bribe to keep Scots chief from attacking England at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver flagons & plate of Traprain treasure hoard (early 5th C) Roman bribe to keep Scots from attacking England at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver bowls of Traprain treasure hoard Roman bribe to keep Scots from attacking England at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver spoons of Traprain treasure hoard Roman bribe to keep Scots from attacking England at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver panther & leopard handles of Traprain treasure hoard Roman bribe to keep Scots from attacking England at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Roman silver platter with allegory of fertility at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.
Silver bowls of Traprain treasure hoard (early 5th C) Roman bribe to keep Scots from attacking England at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver spoons (early 5th C) of Traprain treasure hoard Roman bribe to keep Scots from attacking England at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver panther & leopard handles (early 5th C) of Traprain treasure hoard Roman bribe to keep Scots from attacking England at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Roman silver platter with allegory of fertility at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.
Bronze mask of comedy from Rome at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Bronze fountain mask of Roman god oceanus with marine animals in his hair at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Gilded mirror back with relief of three graces found near Eichstätt at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Roman coins produced by Lugdunum mint at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Bronze mask of comedy (late 3rdC - early 4thC CE) from Rome at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Bronze fountain mask of Roman god oceanus with marine animals in his hair at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Gilded mirror back with relief of three graces (2ndC) found near Eichstätt at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Roman coins produced by Lugdunum (Lyon) mint (up to 4thC) at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France.
Roman coins with portraits of Caesars at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Roman coins with portraits of Caesars at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Trier hoard of 2,600 gold coins discovered in a bronze barrel in 1993 now at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Hoard of Roman coins from town of Cambodunum near modern Kempten, Germany at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.
Roman coins with portraits of Caesars at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Roman coins with portraits of Caesars at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Trier hoard of 2,600 gold coins (dating from 63-196 CE) discovered in a bronze barrel in 1993 now at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Hoard (233 CE) of Roman coins (ranging 54-228 CE) from town of Cambodunum near modern Kempten, Germany at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.
Roman silver spoons at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Silver busts of two women were dated by hairstyle at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Gallo-Roman gold statuette of a man at Dumbarton Oaks Museum. Washington, DC.Silver cup found in Roman-era grave near Lübsow, Poland at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Roman silver spoons (3rd-5thC) at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Silver busts of two women (late 4thC) were dated by hairstyle at Trier Archaeological Museum. Trier, Germany.Gallo-Roman gold statuette of a man (late 4th- early 5th C) at Dumbarton Oaks Museum. Washington, DC.Silver cup found in Roman-era grave near Lübsow, Poland at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Bronze vessels found in Roman-era grave near Lübsow, Poland at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.Roman-era bronze & glass grave hoard found near Augsburg at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Roman-era wall painting from Kempten plus bronze masks & vessels plus white sections of lead pipe at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Votive statues of Greek & Roman gods at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.
Bronze vessels found in Roman-era grave near Lübsow, Poland at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.Roman-era bronze & glass grave hoard (c200 CE) found near Augsburg at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Roman-era wall painting (1stC) from Kempten plus bronze masks & vessels plus white sections of lead pipe at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.Votive statues of Greek & Roman gods at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.
Bronze & iron kettle from Immendorf at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.


Bronze & iron kettle (early 3rdC) from Immendorf at Bavarian State Archaeological Collection. Munich, Germany.



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