The Largest Extant Minoan Gold Earring, C. 1850-1550 BCFrom the Aigina Treasure, decorated with hounds, monkeys, birds and carnelian
Gold earring from Mycenae, Late Helladic I (16th century BC).
A cameo depicting a Ptolemaic Queen as Demeter, cameo: circa 200s – 100s B.C., sapphire: 11th century, mount: 16th century, gold, layered agate, sapphire, enamel, The most likely Ptolemaic princess to be represented in this portrait is Arsinoe II (c. 316-270 B.C.), daughter of Ptolemy I and Berenike. In this remarkable portrait the engraver has succeeded in presenting her as she was a woman of tremendous character, strength of will and ambition, worshipped as the Greek corn goddess, Demeter.
Gold Minoan earring (GR1892.5-20.10-13), one of a pair. Part of the Aegina Treasure from Mallia.
Ancient Gold, Amethyst Ring, circa 1100,
HELLENISTIC AGE 325-30 BC Filigree ring with sapphire
Gold filigree and beaded ring, an amethyst cameo bust of the Virgin Mary. C. 1100.
Mycenaean Gold Earring
Gold ring, the beaded hoop terminating at globules at the shoulders, supporting the round flat bezel with beaded border enclosing a cloisonné pattern of three trefoils on a dark blue ground. German, 9-11th centuries A.D.