Clio’s Object of the Week: A Rare Roman Glass Marbled Unguentarium, Early 1st Century AD

This week’s featured object is a lovely marbled glass bottle sometimes referred to as an unguentarium, from “unguent” meaning a salve or ointment, though in the Roman world this would most commonly have been a scented oil either for personal use or for funerary rites. Reassembled from a few large fragments, like most of its… Read More Clio’s Object of the Week: A Rare Roman Glass Marbled Unguentarium, Early 1st Century AD

Clio Ancient Art Makes a Bold Move

As dealers in the antiquities trade go, we’ve never been very conventional here at Clio. In keeping with that reputation, we’re making a dramatic move away from our long established website and offering customers access to our stock of antiquities, ancient coins, books and more through a range of e-commerce platforms. E-commerce changed dramatically the… Read More Clio Ancient Art Makes a Bold Move

Clio Ancient Art and Antiquities: 2014 Wordpress Blog in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Some fun facts here. Thanks to all our followers and readers! Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera… Read More Clio Ancient Art and Antiquities: 2014 Wordpress Blog in Review