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  1. octavius liked Nathan F's post in the thread The GREATEST coin in my collection....

    This is by far the best and my favourite coin in my collection. I never thought I'd get this nice of a coin in my collection and I'm...

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  2. octavius liked DonnaML's post in the thread Some antiquities I haven't previously posted.

    Continuation: Petrie's 1917 book Scarabs and Cylinders with Names also offers a possible interpretation of the lion and sun disk motif,...

    p. 32 Petrie, Scarabs & Cylinders  with Names (1917).jpg Lion & Sun disk scarab Petrie Museum UCL 14707 bottom.jpg Lion & Sun disk scarab Petrie Museum UCL 14707 top side.jpg British Museum comparable scarab 1.jpg British Museum comparable scarab 2.jpg Masson p. 26.jpg Masson p. 27.jpg Masson p. 29.jpg Feb 23, 2021 at 11:45 PM
  3. octavius liked DonnaML's post in the thread Some antiquities I haven't previously posted.

    I have never been an enthusiastic Egyptian scarab collector, although I do have a couple that I posted early in this thread. But I...

    Steatite Scarab 23 mm. 1.jpg Lion & sun disk scarab underside 4.jpg Lion & sun disk scarab underside 2.jpg Lion & sun disk scarab, top side 3.jpg Lion & sun disk scarab, top side 1.jpg scarab impression 2.jpg Scarab & impression 1.jpg Lion & sun disk scarab from Flinders Petrie, Historical Scarabs (1889) p. 35.jpg Detail Petrie, Scarabs & Cylinders  with Names (2).jpg Petrie, Scarabs & Cylinders  .jpg Feb 23, 2021 at 11:44 PM
  4. octavius liked DonnaML's post in the thread Nero, AD 54-68 Rome Mint.

    My Nero As arrived from France today after being stuck in Memphis for a week --who knows why, because the last time I checked Memphis...

    Nero As Temple of Janus Obverse NEW.jpg Feb 23, 2021 at 11:32 PM
  5. octavius liked Curtis's post in the thread A Steed or a Packhorse, Equines in the Ancient world.

    I love the writeup @kevin McGonigal , and great topic for everyone to contribute to, since, as you say, horses were such a universal and...

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  6. octavius liked Pellinore's post in the thread A Steed or a Packhorse, Equines in the Ancient world.

    And here are some other horses from the Ancients stable. This work horse coin I showed before, as atmospheric as it is, minted somewhere...

    5677 SO co.jpg 4141 Iceni co.jpg 4009 s ct.jpg Feb 19, 2021 at 6:13 PM