Spectacular Late Roman Hoard from the Netherlands
The Dying Gaul Visits Washington This is well worth a visit. Having viewed this stunning sculpture up close and personal, I can honestly say that, other than pure portraiture, it may well be, along with the Terme Boxer, the most amazing piece of sculpture to have survived from the Roman world — putting aside arguments… Read More The Dying Gaul Visits Washington
In a recent blog entry we examined characteristics of a 5th-6th Century Frankish cloissone’ silver buckle, a high status object. In this entry we will examine aspects of some rather more mundane but also much more typical buckles from Late Antiquity and the transitional period involving the migration of peoples into Europe, the end of… Read More WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM A BUCKLE?