Painted Pottery Fish, ca. 1390-1336 B.C.E. Pottery, painted, 2 1/2 x 4 5/16 in. (6.3 x 11 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 48.111. Creative Commons-BY-NC (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 48.111_SL1.jpg)

Brooklyn Museum: Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art: FishMedium: Pottery, painted Geographical Locations: Place made: Egypt Possible place collected: Saqqara, Egypt Dates: ca. Dynasty: late XVIII Dynasty Period: New Kingdom

Large Silver Articulated Fish Charm or by TrueVintageCharms

Large Silver Articulated Fish Charm or by TrueVintageCharms

Gold earring in the form of a dove  Period: Hellenistic Date: 2nd century B.C. Culture: Greek  Metropolitan Museum

Gold earring in the form of a dove Period: Hellenistic Date: century B. Culture: Greek Medium: Gold Dimensions: H. cm) Classification: Gold and Silver

Achaemenid Silver Spoon, 4th Century BC. With a duck’s head (at the bowl), a leaping lion and a griffin.

Achaemenid Silver Spoon(detail), Century BC With a duck’s head (at the bowl), a leaping lion and a griffin.

Achaemenid Bronze Plaque of a Mythological Horse - Date:  6th Century BC Culture:  Persian

fabionardini: “ Achaemenid Bronze Plaque of a Mythological Horse - Date: Century BC Culture: Persian. Posted by Rosalia G Villas ”

OXUS TREASURE - Gold pendant in the form of a bird. Achaemenid 5thC BC-4thC BC.  © The Trustees of the British Museum | The Oxus treasure is a collection of about 180 surviving pieces of metalwork in gold and silver, the majority rather small, plus perhaps about 200 coins, from the Achaemenid Persian period which were found by the Oxus river about 1877-1880.

Oxus Treasure - Gold pendant in the form of a bird. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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