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Seller: ancientgifts (4,181) 99.3%, Location: Lummi Island, Washington, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 381855687545 Catalogue of the Jewelry, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman, in the Departments of Antiquities, British Museum by the British Museum. NOTE: We have 75,000 books in our library, almost 10,000 different titles. Odds are we have other copies of this same title in varying conditions, some less expensive, some better condition. We might also have different editions as well (some paperback, some hardcover, oftentimes international editions). If you don’t see what you want, please contact us and ask. We’re happy to send you a summary of the differing conditions and prices we may have for the same title. DESCRIPTION: Softcover. Publisher: HardPress Publishing (2013). Pages: 620. Size: 9 x 6 x 1¼ inches; 1¾ pounds. Summary: This is a reprint on the British Museum Catalog of Roman, Etruscan, and Greek Jewelry. The printing leaves a bit to be desired (it’s a little faint, and the images are pretty small), but it is an affordable facsimile of a very difficult to procure title. There are over 3,100 pieces of jewelry described and depicted. The collection of finger rings is in a different catalog (see our store or write us). CONDITION: NEW. New oversized softcover. HardPress Publishing (2013) 620 pages. Unblemished, unmarked, pristine in every respect. Pages are pristine; clean, crisp, unmarked, unmutilated, tightly bound, unambiguously unread. Satisfaction unconditionally guaranteed. In stock, ready to ship. No disappointments, no excuses. PROMPT SHIPPING! HEAVILY PADDED, DAMAGE-FREE PACKAGING! Meticulous and accurate descriptions! Selling rare and out-of-print ancient history books on-line since 1997. We accept returns for any reason within 14 days! #8634a. PLEASE SEE DESCRIPTIONS AND IMAGES BELOW FOR DETAILED REVIEWS AND FOR PAGES OF PICTURES FROM INSIDE OF BOOK. PLEASE SEE PUBLISHER, PROFESSIONAL, AND READER REVIEWS BELOW. PUBLISHER REVIEWS: REVIEW: The present catalog over over 3100 pieces of jewelry (described and depicted) deals primarily with pieces of jewellery (other than finger rings) of Greek, Roman, or Etruscan workmanship, in the Departments of Antiquities. : The finger rings have been cataloged in a volume previously issued, which was also the work of Mr. F. H. Marshall. Only a small number are added here by way of supplement, and certain rings are summarily re-described, if required to complete definite groups, such as the treasure from Aegina and the finds from Enkomi. The two volumes together are thus a description of the articles of personal adornment in the precious metals of the schools of art in question. To these must be added a few objects in gold such as the vases and stamped bars, but the examples of silver plate are reserved. A considerable number of the objects cataloged were included in the bequest of Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks, which is at present exhibited intact. Nearly all of the remainder will be found in the Gold Ornament Room. In the preparation of the present catalog and its introduction Mr. Marshall has made special efforts to collect and state such chronological data as are available fur the several classes of objects. REVIEW: Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc. We have endeavored to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artifact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy. Original Publishing: British Museum Dept of Greek and Roman Antiquities. Catalogue of the Jewellery, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman, in the Departments of Antiquities, British Museum. London: Printed By Order Of The Trustees, 1911. REVIEW: TABLE OF CONTENTS: Preface. List of Plates. List of the Principal Abbreviations Used. Introduction. I. History of the Collection. II. The Jewellery of the Various Periods. A. Mycenaean. B. Sub-Mycenaean, Geometric and Primitive Greek. C. Early Etruscan (or Italian). D. Phoenician. E. Archaic Greek. F. Greek Jewellery of the Fine and Later Periods. G. Later Etruscan Jewellery. H. Graeco-Roman and Roman Jewellery. I. Distinctive styles of the above Periods. III. Technical Processes Employed in the Production of Ancient Jewellery IV. Precious and Other Stones Used in Ancient Jewellery CATALOG. A. Mycenaean Period. I. From Excavations in Cyprus. (a) Strips of Gold. (b) Earrings. (c) Pins. (d) Necklaces. (e) Miscellaneous Rings. (f) Miscellaneous. Lists of Tombs and Objects from Enkomi, Maroni and Hala Sultan Tekke. II. Treasure Said to be Found in Aegina.. III. Miscellaneous. B. Sub-Mycenaean, Geometric and Primitive Greek. I. From Excavations at Ephesus. (a) Plaques, etc.. (b) Representations of Parts of the Human Body. (c) Earrings. (d) Pins. (e) Beads and Pendants. (f) Brooches or Fibulae and Miscellaneous. (g) Silver or Lead Ornaments. II. From Excavations at Kameiros, Rhodes. III. Miscellaneous. (i.) From Excavations at Assarlik in Caria. (ii.) From Other Sites. C. Early Etruscan (or Italian). (a) Diadems and Plaques. (b) Earrings and Spirals. (c) Pins. (d) Bracelets and Armlets. (e) Fibulae, Studs, etc. (f) Necklaces and Pendants. D. Phoenician. (a) Plaques, etc. (b) Earrings, etc. (c) Bracelets, etc. (d) Necklaces, Pendants, etc E. Archaic Greek. (a) Plaques, etc. (b) Earrings. (c) Miscellaneous. F. Greek of the Fine and Later Periods (a) Diadems and Wreaths. (b) Earrings. (i) Spiral Type. (ii) Leech Type. (iii) Disk and Pendant Types. (iv) Ring Type. (v) Figure Pendant Type. (vi) Other Types. (c) Necklaces, etc. (d) Bracelets and Armlets. (e) Pins. (f) Pendants, Beads, etc. (g) Other Miscellaneous Objects. (h) Gold Ornaments from Santa Eufemia. (i) Terracotta Imitations of Jewellery. G. Later Etruscan (or Italian). (a) Earrings. (b) Necklaces. (c) Bracelets. (d) Wreaths. (e) Bullae and Miscellaneous Objects. H. Graeco-Roman and Roman. (a) Earrings. (i) Earrings with Pendant Stones, etc. (ii) Earrings of Ring Type. (iii) Miscellaneous Earrings of Hook Type. (b) Necklaces. (c) Bracelets, Armlets, Torques, etc. (d) Fibulae and Brooches. (e) Miscellaneous Pendants and Amulet. (f) Hair-Pins. (g) Embossed Plaques, etc. (h) Miscellaneous. (i) Inscribed Objects. (k) Finger-Rings. (l) Gold Vase. Indexes. I. Index of Places. II. General Index. III. Index of Stones, Pastes, Enamels, etc. IV. Index of Inscriptions and Magical Words. V. Index to Introduction. LIST OF PLATES. I. Gold Strips from Cypruss. Mycenaean Period. II. Gold Strips from Cyprus. Mycenaean Period. III. Mouthpieces and Earrings from Cyprus. Mycenaean Period. IV. Earrings, Pins, and Necklaces from Cyprus. Mycenaean Period. V. Miscellaneous Ornaments from Cyprus. Mycenaean Period. VI. Ornaments from Aegina. Mycenaean Period. VII. Ornaments from Aegina. Mycenaean Period. VIII. Miscellaneous Ornaments and Objects in Gold. Mycenaean Period. IX. Gold Ornaments from Ephesus. X. Gold and Silver Ornaments from Ephesus. XI. Gold Ornaments from Kameiros in Rhodes. XII. Gold and Silver Ornaments from Kameiros in Rhodes. XIII. Gold and Silver Ornaments. Mainly Eastern Greek. XIV. Gold and Silver Ornaments. Mainly Eastern Greek. XV. Early Italian Gold and Silver Ornaments. XVI. Early Etruscan Jewellery. XVII. Early Etruscan Jewellery. XVIII. Early Etruscan Bracelets. XIX. Early Italian Fibulae. XX. Early Italian Jewellery. XXI. Early Italian Jewellery. XXII. Early Etruscan Jewellery. XXIII. Early Italian and Phoenician Jewellery. XXIV. Phoenician Jewellery. XXV. Phoenician Jewellery. XXVI. Gold and Silver Ornaments of the Archaic Greek Period. XXVII. Greek Jewellery of the Fine Period. XXVIII. Stamped Diadems and Gold Oak Wreaths. XXIX. Greek Gold Wreaths. XXX. Greek Earrings of the Fine Period. XXXI. Gold Earrings, from About the Fourth Century; Roman Period. XXXII. Gold Earrings, from About the Fourth Century; Roman Period. XXXIII. Earrings and Necklaces, from about the Fourth Century; Graeco-Roman Period. XXXIV. Greek Necklaces and Pendants of the Fine Period. XXXV. Greek Necklaces of the Fine Period. XXXVI. Greek Necklaces, Chiefly of the Later Greek Period. XXXVII. Necklaces of the Later Greek Period. XXXVIII. Necklaces and Breastband of the Later Greek Period. XXXIX. Greek Jewellery of the Fine Period. XL. Greek Jewellery of the Fine Period. XLI. Gold Ornaments from Santa Eufemia, Calabria. XLII. Greek Imitation Jewellery in Terracotta. XLIII. Etruscan Gold Earrings. Later Period. XLIV. Etruscan Gold Earrings. Later Period. XLV. Graeco-Italian Jewellery. XLVI. Graeco-Italian Jewellery. XLVII. Graeco-Italian Jewellery. XLVIII. Etruscan Gold Wreaths. XLVIX. Gold Wreaths. Later Etruscan. L. Gold Wreaths. Later Etruscan. LI. Graeco-Roman and Roman Earrings. Types Mainly Eastern. LII. Graeco-Roman and Roman Earrings. LIII. Earrings. Mainly Graeco-Roman and Roman. LIV. Graeco-Roman and Roman Earrings. LV. Later Roman Earrings. LVI. Necklaces. Graeco-Roman and Roman. LVII. Necklaces. Graeco-Roman and Roman. LVIII. Necklaces of the Roman Period. LIX. Necklaces of the Roman Period. LX. Necklaces and Pendants of the Roman Period. LXI. Necklaces of the Roman Period. LXII. Miscellaneous Ornaments of the Roman Period. LXIII. Miscellaneous Ornaments of the Roman Period. LXIV. Ornaments of the Roman Period. LXV. Miscellaneous Ornaments of the Roman Period. LXVI. Miscellaneous Ornaments of the Roman Period. LXVII. Fibulae, chiefly of the Roman Period. LXVIII. Pendants and Amulets of the Graeco-Roman and Roman Periods. LXIX. Miscellaneous Ornaments of the Graeco-Roman and Roman Periods. LXX. Miscellaneous Ornaments of the Graeco-Roman and Roman Periods. LXXI. Miscellaneous Ornaments of the Graeco-Roman and Roman Periods. LXXII. Stamped Gold Bars from Kronstadt and Aboukir. LXXIII. Gold and Silver Vases of Various Periods. PROFESSIONAL REVIEWS: REVIEW: The classic source for descriptions of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan jewelry. A “must have” for any serious collector or student of classical jewelry. READER REVIEWS: REVIEW: Fabulous and absolutely essential reference. Wish it were available in a large, color format…but then I am sure it would cost many hundreds of dollars. This is an indispensable reference source for identifying ancient jewelry. I always ship books Media Mail in a padded mailer. This book is shipped FOR FREE via USPS INSURED media mail (“book rate”). All domestic shipments and most international shipments will include free USPS Delivery Confirmation (you might be able to update the status of your shipment on-line at the USPS Web Site) and free insurance coverage. A small percentage of international shipments may require an additional fee for tracking and/or delivery confirmation. If you are concerned about a little wear and tear to the book in transit, I would suggest a boxed shipment - it is an extra $1.00. Whether via padded mailer or box, we will give discounts for multiple purchases. International orders are welcome, but shipping costs are substantially higher. Most international orders cost an additional $12.99 to $33.99 for an insured shipment in a heavily padded mailer, and typically includes some form of rudimentary tracking and/or delivery confirmation (though for some countries, this is only available at additional cost). There is also a discount program which can cut postage costs by 50% to 75% if you’re buying about half-a-dozen books or more (5 kilos+). Rates and available services vary a bit from country to country. You can email or message me for a shipping cost quote, but I assure you they are as reasonable as USPS rates allow, and if it turns out the rate is too high for your pocketbook, we will cancel the sale at your request. ADDITIONAL PURCHASES do receive a VERY LARGE discount, typically about $5 per book (for each additional book after the first) so as to reward you for the economies of combined shipping/insurance costs. Your purchase will ordinarily be shipped within 48 hours of payment. We package as well as anyone in the business, with lots of protective padding and containers. All of our shipments are sent via insured mail so as to comply with PayPal requirements. We do NOT recommend uninsured shipments, and expressly disclaim any responsibility for the loss of an uninsured shipment. Unfortunately the contents of parcels are easily “lost” or misdelivered by postal employees – even in the USA. That’s why all of our domestic shipments (and most international) shipments include a USPS delivery confirmation tag; or are trackable or traceable, and all shipments (international and domestic) are insured. We do offer U.S. Postal Service Priority Mail, Registered Mail, and Express Mail for both international and domestic shipments, as well United Parcel Service (UPS) and Federal Express (Fed-Ex). Please ask for a rate quotation. We will accept whatever payment method you are most comfortable with. If upon receipt of the item you are disappointed for any reason whatever, I offer a no questions asked return policy. Send it back, I will give you a complete refund of the purchase price (less our original shipping costs). Most of the items I offer come from the collection of a family friend who was active in the field of Archaeology for over forty years. However many of the items also come from purchases I make in Eastern Europe, India, and from the Levant (Eastern Mediterranean/Near East) from various institutions and dealers. Though I have always had an interest in archaeology, my own academic background was in sociology and cultural anthropology. After my retirement however, I found myself drawn to archaeology as well. Aside from my own personal collection, I have made extensive and frequent additions of my own via purchases on Ebay (of course), as well as many purchases from both dealers and institutions throughout the world - but especially in the Near East and in Eastern Europe. I spend over half of my year out of the United States, and have spent much of my life either in India or Eastern Europe. In fact much of what we generate on Yahoo, Amazon and Ebay goes to support The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, as well as some other worthy institutions in Europe connected with Anthropology and Archaeology. I acquire some small but interesting collections overseas from time-to-time, and have as well some duplicate items within my own collection which I occasionally decide to part with. Though I have a collection of ancient coins numbering in the tens of thousands, my primary interest is in ancient jewelry. My wife also is an active participant in the "business" of antique and ancient jewelry, and is from Russia. I would be happy to provide you with a certificate/guarantee of authenticity for any item you purchase from me. There is a $2 fee for mailing under separate cover. Whenever I am overseas I have made arrangements for purchases to be shipped out via domestic mail. If I am in the field, you may have to wait for a week or two for a COA to arrive via international air mail. But you can be sure your purchase will arrive properly packaged and promptly - even if I am absent. And when I am in a remote field location with merely a notebook computer, at times I am not able to access my email for a day or two, so be patient, I will always respond to every email. Please see our "ADDITIONAL TERMS OF SALE." TRANSLATE Arabic Chinese French German Greek Indonesian Italian Hindi Japanese Korean Swedish Portuguese Russian Spanish

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