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Greek gold bracelets, late 2nd century BC; Gold, garnet, amethyst, emerald, pearl, chrysoprase, glass, enamel, and modern replacements #GoldBracelets

Bracelets from the Olbia Treasure

This outstanding example of jewelry from the 1st-century BCE Greek colonies in the Black Sea region is purported to belong to the famed Olbia treasure, named for the town in present-day Ukraine in which it was discovered at the end of the 19th century. Whether the bracelets, necklaces, earrings, dress ornaments, and other items in the Walters' collection really came from the same tomb remains unclear. These impressive bracelets have a centerpiece linked by hinges to the two arms. Each…

Gold diadem. Greek, probably made in Alexandria, Egypt, and belonging to a noblewoman of the Ptolemaic dynasty (220–100 BC): the clasp is shaped as a Herakles knot

Gold diadem. Greek, probably made in Alexandria, Egypt, and belonging to a noblewoman of the Ptolemaic dynasty (220–100 BC): the clasp is shaped as a Herakles knot

Hellenistic Jeweled Gold Necklace and Earrings, c. 1st Century BC - gold, emerald, garnet and agate; incredibly fine testament to the level of skill the goldsmith’s craft - granulation, delicate wire work, polychromy, and even three dimensional molding and inlay – some of the most difficult and most beautiful techniques in goldwork!

Ancient to Medieval (And Slightly Later) History

Hellenistic Jeweled Gold Necklace and Earrings, c. 1st Century BC Made of gold, emerald, garnet and agate, this group is an incredibly fine testament to the level of skill the goldsmith’s craft had...

Pair of Greek Gold Earrings with a Figure of Artemis  Gold, ca. 325-300 B.C.E., Found on the Nymphaeum necropolis in the Crimea

Pair of Greek Gold Earrings with a Figure of Artemis

Gold, ca. 325-300 B.C.E., Found on the Nymphaeum necropolis in the Crimea Text and image from the website of the Hermitage.

Ancient Delphi Reconstructed

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Ancient Delphi Reconstructed

Hellenistic Alexander the Great, Alexandria, Egypt, c. 120BCE. Walters Art Museum

Hellenistic Alexander the Great, Alexandria, Egypt, c. 120BCE. Walters Art Museum

Macedonian Hypaspist (heavy infantry), with muscled cuirass, double-edged sword, Phrygian helmet and the Vergina sun emblazoned on his shield.

Macedonian Hypaspist (heavy infantry), with muscled cuirass, double-edged sword, Phrygian helmet and the Vergina sun emblazoned on his shield.

Corinthian War, 395-387 BC

Corinthian War, 395-387 BC

Hellenic Foundation for Culture - News & Events - A photo of one of the model/miniature ships built by Evangelos Grypiotis.

Ελληνικο Ιδρυμα Πολιτισμου

Το Ελληνικό Ίδρυμα Πολιτισμού, στο πλαίσιο των αμοιβαίων πολιτιστικών και εκπαιδευτικών δράσεων με την Ένωση Σεναριογράφων Ελλάδος και με την αρωγή του Υπουργείου Πολιτισμού και Αθλητισμού, φιλοξενεί στην έδρα του στο Π. Ψυχικό (Στρατηγού Καλλάρη 50), στις 6, 7, 13 και 14 Φεβρουαρίου 2021, το πρώτο εργαστήριο συγγραφής σεναρίου ταινίας μικρού μήκους. Το εργαστήριο απευθύνεται σε ενδιαφερόμενους όλων των ηλικιών που επιθυμούν να γνωρίσουν τις βασικές αρχές συγγραφής, ανάπτυξης και αξιολόγησης…

Athena Parthenos was the title of a massive chryselephantine sculpture of the Greek goddess Athena made by Phidias and housed in the Parthenon in Athens.

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Athena Parthenos was the title of a massive chryselephantine sculpture of the Greek goddess Athena made by Phidias and housed in the Parthenon in Athens.

Unknown, Greek  Jointed Doll Holding a Tambourine, 4th Century BCE  On the night before a Greek girl married, she dedicated her childhood toys and dolls to a goddess, usually Artemis, the chaste goddess of the moon and the hunt.  Jointed dolls were common and were made of materials such as wood, terracotta, bone, ivory, marble and alabaster.  Their bodies were covered with white or flesh-colored slip (liquid clay) and the hair was painted red or yellow.   Memorial Art Gallery

Centuries Past

Unknown, Greek Jointed Doll Holding a Tambourine, 4th Century BCE Greek Recreational Artifact On the night before a Greek girl married, she dedicated her childhood toys and dolls to a goddess, usually...

Bronze kylix (drinking cup). Period: Hellenistic. Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C. Culture: Greek.

Bronze kylix (drinking cup). Period: Hellenistic. Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C. Culture: Greek.

Greek Gold Diadem, c. Early 4th Century BC Composed of a slender rectangular band ornamented with applied double and triple rosettes decorated with beaded filigree, smaller rosettes above and below, and alternating with double lotuses with small rosettes between them, the terminals each in the shape of a palmette with filigree quatrefoils with double spiral stems.

Greek Gold Diadem, c. Early 4th Century BC Composed of a slender rectangular band ornamented with applied double and triple rosettes decorated with beaded filigree, smaller rosettes above and below, and alternating with double lotuses with small rosettes between them, the terminals each in the shape of a palmette with filigree quatrefoils with double spiral stems.

Philip II of Macedon, Ancient Greece (382–336 BC)

Philip II of Macedon, Ancient Greece (382–336 BC)