The treasure of Sanicolaul Mare.The gold treasure found in 1799 in Sinicolaul Mare in Romania consists of 23 pure gold vessels.The medallion on this gold pitcher shows an armoured rider leading a prisoner by the forelock,a human head on the saddle.

The gold treasure found in 1799 in Nagyszentmiklos (now Sinicolaul in Romania)consists of 23 pure gold vessels.The medallion on this gold pitcher shows an armoured rider leading a prisoner by the forelock,a human head on the saddle.

Diadem, 1200–800 B.C.; Bronze Age  East-central Europe, Carpathian Basin region. Copper alloy made from a single sheet of hammered bronze plate, probably worn by a high-ranking woman during the Late Bronze Age, produced by workshops in the Carpathian Mountains. In continental Europe, no workshops were more prolific, more creative, or more technologically accomplished than these.

Made from a single sheet of hammered bronze plate, this rare and well-preserved diadem was probably worn by a high-ranking woman during the Late Bronze Age. Its spiral fastener, incised with a.

Anthropomorphic Vessel   Fired Clay. Vădastra, Vădastra, 5500-5000 BCE. National History Museum of Romania, Bucharest: 15908.    Photo: Marius Amarie

Neolithic Anthropomorphic Vessel -- Circa BCE -- Fired Clay -- Vădastra Culture -- Belonging to the National History Museum of Romania, Bucharest.

Old Europe Culture. Globular Vessel With Lid  Fired Clay. Cucuteni, Scânteia, 4200-4050 BCE. “...a great many archaeologists had not heard of these Old Europe cultures.” Dr. Bagnall, a specialist in Egyptian archaeology, remarked that at the time “Egyptians were certainly not making pottery like this.”  Moldova National Museum Complex, Iaşi.

Globular Vessel With Lid Fired Clay Cucuteni, Scânteia, BCE Moldova National Museum Complex, Iaşi: 19266 Photo: Marius Amarie

exhibition lost world of Old Europa, Danube Pottery with cyclic symbols: the Danube language (proto Indo-European = not lineair)

The Lost World of Old Europe: The Danube Valley, 5000 – 3500 BC November 2009 – April Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at NYU 15 East Street NYC www.edu/isaw/exhibitions.

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