Bronze Ornament from a Chariot Pole

1st - 2nd century AD

Roman

This heavy metal ornament, decorated with the head of Medusa and inlays of silver and copper, probably comes from a currus triumphalis (ceremonial chariot) used in processions rather than a lightweight racing chariot.

Source: The Metropolitan Museum

Notes

  1. medy-c reblogged this from ancientpeoples
  2. caelum-videre reblogged this from ancientpeoples
  3. mastertenebrum reblogged this from hierarchical-aestheticism
  4. derebellen reblogged this from roamclothing
  5. sloandallas reblogged this from gentlemanfromvirginia
  6. gentlemanfromvirginia reblogged this from hampdencollege
  7. pipouch reblogged this from ancientpeoples
  8. cathedralofvision reblogged this from thegiftsoflife
  9. paullekker reblogged this from coffeenuts
  10. genuineunicorn reblogged this from coffeenuts
  11. naturman reblogged this from coffeenuts
  12. coffeenuts reblogged this from davinee-viera and added:
    Bronze Ornament from a Chariot Pole, 1st - 2nd century AD, Roman This heavy metal ornament, decorated with the head of...
  13. dimetor reblogged this from centuriespast
  14. unkaleidoscope reblogged this from thegiftsoflife
  15. mjolnirmaleficarum reblogged this from ancientpeoples
  16. thewoodsinwinter reblogged this from enchantingnagchampa
  17. l0tusfl0wer reblogged this from foreverandalmostever
  18. wonderousapparitions reblogged this from terrible-reflection
  19. glimpseofmydiaries reblogged this from ancientpeoples
  20. queenoctopussy reblogged this from deadisbeautylost
  21. deltoids reblogged this from agapie
  22. javierro reblogged this from terrible-reflection
  23. scorpifarts reblogged this from terrible-reflection
Flag Counter