A ROMAN BLUE MOULD-BLOWN GLASS FLASK CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. The octagonal body with central concentric rings on each side, the neck with everted rim and applied pale green twin handles, with flattened rectangular base 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high
SIX EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS INLAYS PTOLEMAIC TO ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D. Including five floral plaques, each preserving a multitude of plant life and petalled blossoms, in yellow, green, white, red, and blue on a dark blue ground; and one fish fragment composed of polychrome canes simulating fish scales and fins Largest: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) long [For some odd reason, they only show five]
Greek gold bracelets for Olbia Treasures Elements: late 2nd century BC; Setting: 1st century BC (Greco-Roman). Gold, garnet, amethyst, emerald, pearl, chrysoprase, glass, enamel and modern replacements. This outstanding example of jewelry from the 1st-century-BC Greek colonies in the Black Sea region is purported to belong to the famed Olbia treasure, named for the town in present-day Ukraine in which it was discovered at the end of the 19th century.
Coptic or Coptic Egyptian (Met Remenkēmi) is the latest stage of the Egyptian language, a northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until at least the 17th century. Egyptian began to be written in the Coptic alphabet – an adaptation of the Greek script with some letters inherited from Demotic – in the 1st century CE.
A GRAECO-ROMAN GOLD SNAKE RING CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D. Composed of two coiling snakes, their heads turned out on either side, their bodies forming a Herakles knot at the centre, details incised 1½ in. (3 cm.) wide