Egyptian Gold Cobra Ring, Ptolemaic, c. 332-30 BC
Tiny hamster enjoying a tiny nutritious lunch
Faience amulet of goddess Nut
The goddess is shown sitting on her legs, spreading her wings. She is wearing a crown of horns that enclose the sun. This represents her as the sky goddess. 11.5 x 23.6 in centimeters ( 4 1/2 x 9 5/16 inch.)
It was found in Abydos, Upper Egypt.
Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, 21st - 25th dynasty, 1070 - 664 BC.
Source: Metropolitan Museum
Anglo-Saxon Bead Necklace, 5th-7th century
A restrung group of glass beads featuring assorted decorated colored glass beads (round, melon and oblate) with four carnelian spherical beads and two of quartz; modern clasp.
Brigitte Niedermair, from Nature Morte: An Ode to the Savage Beauty of Caravaggio in CR Fashion Book Issue 3, 2013