Tutankhamun Gold Sandals & Finger/Toe Covers | Gold Carter 256ll | These golden covers, or stalls, were found on the fingers and toes of Tutankhamun's mummy, and they served a function similar to that of the amulets that protected other parts of the king's body from various magical dangers. The precious material of which they were made also identified the king with the god, whose flesh was thought to be of gold. -Zahi Hawass
This is the Horologium Augusti. Augustus imported the obelisk from Egypt, and used it to tell time, and date. On his birthday, Sept. 23, the shadow was cast on the Altar of Augustan Peace. This was a very impressive monument from this time period.
Beautiful Iron Age metalwork ! The Battersea Shield. Found near Chelsea Bridge, London in 1857 and probably dating from between the 1st century BC and 1st century AD, it is decorated in the Celtic La Tene tyle.