The Armento Rider, Greece 500 – 550 BCE. Bronze statuette of a warrior on horseback. The warrior wears a Corinthian-style helmet and a short tunic. He once held a spear and reins, that were probably made of copper wire, and his helmet was topped by a crest which ran across sideways.[750×906]

The Armento Rider, Greece 500 – 550 BCE. Bronze statuette of a warrior on horseback. The warrior wears a Corinthian-style helmet and a short tunic. He once held a spear and reins, that were probably made of copper wire, and… Continue Reading

Small bronze statue – the second image of a female gladiator known to exist, now in a museum in Germany, as being a depiction of a female gladiator. She is shown raising a small curved sword, known as a sica, in victory, and looking down at the ground, presumably at her fallen opponent [1200×1958]

Small bronze statue – the second image of a female gladiator known to exist, now in a museum in Germany, as being a depiction of a female gladiator. She is shown raising a small curved sword, known as a sica,… Continue Reading

Bronze medal commemorating Napoleon Bonaparte’s victory over the Austrians in the Battle of Marengo in Italy, 1800. Designed by Bertrand Andrieu. [1753×1614]

Bronze medal commemorating Napoleon Bonaparte’s victory over the Austrians in the Battle of Marengo in Italy, 1800. Designed by Bertrand Andrieu. [1753×1614]

Iron sword with a bronze hilt and scabbard which the blade has amalgamated with. Celtic Europe, possible the La Tène culture. ~60 BC. [2978×3722]

Iron sword with a bronze hilt and scabbard which the blade has amalgamated with. Celtic Europe, possible the La Tène culture. ~60 BC. [2978×3722]

Bronze coffin adorned with a figure of the creator god Atum in the form of a cobra and is believed to have once housed a mummified serpent. Egypt, Late or Ptolemaic Period. 664 to 30 B.C [1536×1041]

Bronze coffin adorned with a figure of the creator god Atum in the form of a cobra and is believed to have once housed a mummified serpent. Egypt, Late or Ptolemaic Period. 664 to 30 B.C [1536×1041]

Eight legged low table decorated with inlays of mother of pearl and gilded bronze. Japan, Kamakura Period. 12th to 14th century AD. [1536×1213]

Eight legged low table decorated with inlays of mother of pearl and gilded bronze. Japan, Kamakura Period. 12th to 14th century AD. [1536×1213]