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Галерея драгоценностей: золото скифов. Часть 1 | Ярмарка Мастеров - ручная работа, handmade

The Maya elite served a frothy cacao drink during feasts. The importance of these gatherings dictated the use of elaborate service vessels such as this unusual lidded container in the form of a cormorant with a tiny turtle attached to its breast.

At Ephesus,the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World attracted pilgrims from all over the Graeco-Roman world. The temple was erected in 29 BC. to the goddess Roma and the deified Julius Caesar. The cult of emperor worship was promoted there.

derveni_bronze_lantern Bronze incense/perfume burner from the late 6th/early 5th Century. If not quite as spectacular as the one from theVergina Royal tombs, nonetheless impressive.