First Division insignia shoulder patch belonging to LTC James L. Collins, of the 7th Field Artillery, 1st Infantry Division of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. Later, in 1969, it would orbit the moon. His son, Michael Collins, had brought it with him. [660×767]

First Division insignia shoulder patch belonging to LTC James L. Collins, of the 7th Field Artillery, 1st Infantry Division of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. Later, in 1969, it would orbit the moon. His son, Michael Collins,… Continue Reading

Glass and gold inlay,late 1st century BCE–1st century CE. On upper surface, a lizard outlined in gold wire and probably originally inlaid with small pieces of mosaic and monochrome glass. [1798×1656]

Glass and gold inlay,late 1st century BCE–1st century CE. On upper surface, a lizard outlined in gold wire and probably originally inlaid with small pieces of mosaic and monochrome glass. [1798×1656]

Golden earring featuring a glass pendant in the form of a stylized human head. Phoenician or Carthaginian. 3rd to 1st century B.C. [3845×4000]

Golden earring featuring a glass pendant in the form of a stylized human head. Phoenician or Carthaginian. 3rd to 1st century B.C. [3845×4000]

Roman fresco depicting a chariot race. Object found in Pompeii; Casa delle Quadrighe (VII 2, 25). Now located in the Naples Museum. Dated back to 1st century CE. [564×348]

Roman fresco depicting a chariot race. Object found in Pompeii; Casa delle Quadrighe (VII 2, 25). Now located in the Naples Museum. Dated back to 1st century CE. [564×348]

Ancient food place: Thermopolium of Asellina with food serving counter, Pompeii, 1st century A.D., Italy, more info and pics in comments. [960 x 860]

Ancient food place: Thermopolium of Asellina with food serving counter, Pompeii, 1st century A.D., Italy, more info and pics in comments. [960 x 860]

Roman marble bust of Ptolemy of Mauretania, grandson of Cleopatra VII Philopator and Marc Anthony. He was last Roman client king of Mauretania. Dated back to 1st century CE; located in Musei Vaticani, Vatican City. [564×751]

Roman marble bust of Ptolemy of Mauretania, grandson of Cleopatra VII Philopator and Marc Anthony. He was last Roman client king of Mauretania. Dated back to 1st century CE; located in Musei Vaticani, Vatican City. [564×751]

[OS] Roman Sardonyx Cameo of Egyptian Goddess Isis; 1st century B.C. – 1st century A.D. with 18th century jeweled mount; Christie’s Gem Auction [2250×3200]

[OS] Roman Sardonyx Cameo of Egyptian Goddess Isis; 1st century B.C. – 1st century A.D. with 18th century jeweled mount; Christie’s Gem Auction [2250×3200]