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Style: Late Hellenistic Style: Late Hellenistic
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Glass Mask of Selinus
Glass Mask of Selinus

The mask of Selinus, a famous sculptor, is one of the rare examples of a mask that gives us an idea about how this object was made. The mask has a yellow face, red mouth, and white hair. It was mounted on a plaque of plaster in a red glass frame.

Mask

Golden Bracelet
Golden Bracelet

A flat band-like gold bracelet with a clip to connect the ends. The bracelet winds in five turns on one side, and three turns on the other side. The wire on one side of the bracelet is missing.

Bracelet

Locally Produced Amphora
Locally Produced Amphora

A locally produced amphora made of pottery; it has a wide mouth, and the neck is cylindrical and has fine parallel incisions. The handles are broad with double bands. The body is extended and has a small pointed base.

Amphora

Mosaic Showing the Head of Medusa
Mosaic Showing the Head of Medusa

A large mosaic with a Medusa head in the center; the features are clear and well defined; the eyes are black and large with an expressive look, under clear eyebrows. She has a large nose, and thick lips. The hair is formed of scattered snakes.

Mosaic

Musical Instrument
Musical Instrument

This wooden musical instrument is in two parts. The main part is a kind of long curved stick to which strings might be attached. The second element of the instrument is a rounded wooden bow, that was used to make music on the strings.

Musical Instruments

Oil Lamp Shaped as a Royal Bust
Oil Lamp Shaped as a Royal Bust

Oil lamp of baked clay, shaped like a bust. It is surmounted by the horns of a cow with the sun disk between them. On the upper part there is the headdress "Nemes" and a pendant on the breast, while below there is a small oil lamp with two holes.

Lamp

Onion-shaped Pottery Bottle
Onion-shaped Pottery Bottle

A glazed pottery bottle with a narrow mouth, an onion-shaped body and a round base, adorned by a drawing of a winged animal. It was probably used to preserve liquids or perfume, because of its beautiful shape and small size. The Egyptians excelled in the production of pottery throughout their long history.

Bottle

Statue of Osiris Standing
Statue of Osiris Standing

A bronze statue in the Egyptian style is representing the god Osiris in a standing position. He wears a crown on his head.

Statue

Statuette of Bes Holding a Shield
Statuette of Bes Holding a Shield

Statuette of the god Bes, who is always presented in a humorous manner, stands on a base almost wholly naked, and holds a shield in his left hand, and a sword with his right hand. His physical details are clearly shown. The god Bes was portrayed on stone plates, vessels and magical amulets, and sometimes in temples.

Statuette

Statuette of the Goddess Aphrodite with a Tree Trunk
Statuette of the Goddess Aphrodite with a Tree Trunk

A bronze statuette of the goddess Aphrodite; completely naked, as were all the statues of her that were carved by Greek sculptors. Her left hand rests on a tree trunk and her right hand is raised, with the latter she had apparently been carrying some object, most likely a lantern. The statuette and the tree trunk had been separated from the base, but have recently been put together.

Figurine

Torso of the God Apollo
Torso of the God Apollo

A torso of Apollo that is naked except for the robe that covers his upper chest, and is fastened by a brooch on the right shoulder. A small right hand appears on the robe on the left shoulder.

Statue

Wooden Seal
Wooden Seal

This wooden seal has hieroglyphic inscriptions at the top.

Numismatics

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