Silver Alexander the Great tetradrachm coin. Alexander the Great was the first world conqueror and one of the most remarkable men in history, his armies capturing most the civilized world. He not only introduced a uniform currency system, but promoted trade and commerce. Desiring to be supreme ruler, all provinces were required to worship him as a God. Alexander believed he was a direct descendant of Hercules. Before each battle and after each victory, ritual sacrifices were performed honoring both Hercules and Zeus and he selected their images to appear on these coins.
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Ancient Egyptian artifacts scarab
Light green limestone heart scarab, once placed on the throat, chest, or heart of the Mummy. Some were worn by the deceased on a necklace, or mounted in gold settings as a pectoral. heart scarabs provided the bearer with the assurance that at the final judgment as depicted in the Book of the Dead, the bearer would be found ”True of Voice” and accepted into the eternal afterlife by the God Osiris. At the bottom, a cartouche, with incised lines on the top. 26th Dynasty.
Ancient Egyptian Pendants
Carved lapis lazuli seated Sekhmet pendant with hands to the lap and legs together. Hole for wearing. Ptolemaic.