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The 'Ring of Nestor' signet ring. Late Minoan Period, c.1700-1450 BC (gold) Minoan Kakovatos signet ring; the so-called 'Ring of Nestor'; showing four cult scenes. Weight: 31.8  Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK

The 'Ring of Nestor' signet ring. the so-called 'Ring of Nestor'; showing four cult scenes. Weight: Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK

Phoenician jewelry found in Kition, Crete. Kition was one of the most important kingdoms of Cyprus, lying in the south-eastern part of the island and hosting one of the most significant hoards of Cyprus in Antiquity. The ancient town has a Mycenaean prehistory; however it also flourished since the 9th century B.C., when an important tribe of traders and seafarers came to colonize the area

found in Kition, Crete. Kition was one of the most important kingdoms of Cyprus, lying in the south-eastern part of the island and hosting one of the most significant hoards of Cyprus.

A gold ring from Tholos Tomb B at Archanes Krete. It dates to c. 1450-1300 BC (probably earlier). Illus. 68, J & E Sakellarakis, Crete Archanes isbn 9602132345. It shows a griffin accompanying, as in Thera, a goddess.

Gold ring with a depiction of the goddess with a griffin from Phourni, which is the archaeological site of an ancient Minoan cemetery in Crete. The cemetery at Phourni was in use from Early Minoan II to late Minoan IIIC - over one thousand years.

Jan van Eyck, Ghent Altarpiece, 1432 The crown which lies at the feet of the center figure. The detail and depth perception is truly magnificent.

If you want a picture of Advent to hold in your mind, the Ghent Altarpiece is about as good as it gets. Painted by Jan van Eyck in the century, the altarpiece is one of the most extraor…

Chain with Two Pendants and a Cross, 500s Byzantium, early Byzantine period, 6th century

Byzantium, early Byzantine period, century, gold with granulation and a garnet, Overall: h. Part x cm x 1 inches); Allen Fund and the Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Fund