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 glass, dated 52–125 AD and found at Begram, Afghanistan, a royal city of the Kushan Empire where, according to Warwick Ball, it was likely on its way to China via the Silk Road along with other glass items. [800×1148]

Roman glass, dated 52–125 AD and found at Begram, Afghanistan, a royal city of the Kushan Empire where, according to Warwick Ball, it was likely on its way to China via the Silk Road along with other glass items. [800×1148]

I’m usually struck by historic stones, but this modern stone with inlaid stained glass really caught my eye. Calvary Cemetery – St. Louis, MO.

I’m usually struck by historic stones, but this modern stone with inlaid stained glass really caught my eye. Calvary Cemetery – St. Louis, MO.

Richly decorated Roman helmet from the early 4th century CE. It was made from iron and gold, surrounded with silver. Decorated with glass pearls. [665×767]

Richly decorated Roman helmet from the early 4th century CE. It was made from iron and gold, surrounded with silver. Decorated with glass pearls. [665×767]