Cauldron made from bronze and wrought iron featuring two face finials and an inscription that might have been a excerpt from a poem. France or South Netherlands. 13th to 14th century AD. [1686×2063]

Cauldron made from bronze and wrought iron featuring two face finials and an inscription that might have been a excerpt from a poem. France or South Netherlands. 13th to 14th century AD. [1686×2063]

Wodden box that’s believed to have once housed game pieces. It’s decorated with painted roundels featuring motifs of booth real life and mythological animals. Made in modern day Germany (Upper Reine region) ~1300 AD. [1955×1352]

Wodden box that’s believed to have once housed game pieces. It’s decorated with painted roundels featuring motifs of booth real life and mythological animals. Made in modern day Germany (Upper Reine region) ~1300 AD. [1955×1352]

Celtic Gold ring featuring two symmetrical faces and rams heads. ‘Central European’ (exact place of discovery unknown), 4th century B.C. [1200×1190]

Celtic Gold ring featuring two symmetrical faces and rams heads. ‘Central European’ (exact place of discovery unknown), 4th century B.C. [1200×1190]

Pectoral featuring the name of Amenemhat III, from a jewelery box found in the tomb of Princess Mereret, daughter of Senusret III. Gold, carnelian and lazurite. 19th Century BC [1208×1017]

Pectoral featuring the name of Amenemhat III, from a jewelery box found in the tomb of Princess Mereret, daughter of Senusret III. Gold, carnelian and lazurite. 19th Century BC [1208×1017]

Bronze plate featuring a relief of a serpent. Believed to originally have been the lid for a vessel. Oxus civilisation or eastern Iran. late 3rd to early 2nd millennium B.C. [3811×3049]

Bronze plate featuring a relief of a serpent. Believed to originally have been the lid for a vessel. Oxus civilisation or eastern Iran. late 3rd to early 2nd millennium B.C. [3811×3049]

Roman bronze shears (early scissor type) featuring Egyptian motifs. Trabzon (claimed), modern day north-eastern Turkey. ~2nd century AD. [2410×3848]

Roman bronze shears (early scissor type) featuring Egyptian motifs. Trabzon (claimed), modern day north-eastern Turkey. ~2nd century AD. [2410×3848]

Ivory casket with painted roundels featuring animals and arabesque patterns. The inlays consists of gilded silver, glass, quartz, and turquoise. Attributed to Sicily. Late 12th to early 13th century. [2442×1854]

Ivory casket with painted roundels featuring animals and arabesque patterns. The inlays consists of gilded silver, glass, quartz, and turquoise. Attributed to Sicily. Late 12th to early 13th century. [2442×1854]

Terracotta vase featuring a Rams head, geometrical patterns and scenes of people, horses and other animals. Possible used for cosmetics. Greece, Archaic period. 4th quarter of the 6th century B.C. [3915×2741]

Terracotta vase featuring a Rams head, geometrical patterns and scenes of people, horses and other animals. Possible used for cosmetics. Greece, Archaic period. 4th quarter of the 6th century B.C. [3915×2741]