Ancient Mediterranean

senusret grid
This life-size statue of Senwosret III is one of three very similar statues excavated from the site of the funerary temple of King Nebhhepetre Mentuhotep II

Statues of Senusret III

plate grid
This dish dates to the time of the Sasanian empire, and is typical of the high quality silverware that the Sasanians produced.

Silver dish

witham shielf grid
In the early 19th century, a striking Celtic treasure was dredged-up from a river in Lincolnshire: The Witham Shield.

The Witham Shield