Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Perusing the Ashmolean Museum Online

Some people watch television, I cruise museum collections. Here are some gleanings from the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford. Model chariot, Cyprus, 750-475 BC. Height 15 cm

Allington Disk, Anglo-Saxon, 8th century

Dish fragment from Iran, 12th-13th century

Group of four deities, copper alloy, Syria, 2000-1750 BC

Minoan seal stone depicting a Minotaur

Cache of carved stone balls from Scotland, late Neolithic or early Bronze Age.

Anglo-Saxon coin

Tile from France, 18th century

Late Minoan spouted jug

Minoan signet ring, from Knossos

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