Lekanis with lid, from Apulia, Magna Graecia. Ancient Greece, 330-320 galleries a.C. Ceramics, gallery 22 x 21.6 cm.
The MAFF has a wealth of old age Egyptian, Greek, Italian and Roman prominent in Brazil for its quality and rarity. They are objects from the most important civilizations which flourished in the eastern and western Mediterranean. Most of these pieces come from the donation of Pietro and Maria Lina Bo Bardi, made to the Museum in 1976. The body consists of Antiquities Egyptian artifacts dating from the Old Empire (2575 Brothers Ali and BC) and Roman Period (50 AD). It is essential to the group composed of religious objects and statues of various S. . Mr. ‘s sons thematic divine (God Thot, Horus, Osiris etc.) is exhibiting Tumulares fragments of paintings, amulets, ushabtis (Figures mumiformes) and votive stelae. It stands ancient Egyptian antiquity out particularly with the Infant Horus exhibits isis piece, a bronze sculptures statue of the period Ptolomaico (332 ’31 BC).
Among the objects representing the cultures are a classic set of 19 ceramic vessels from Greece, Magna Greece, Etruria and the Roman world, dating from the VII century a. C. civilizations II and art history artifacts a. the art world has greatly benefited from Ali and Hicham family C., as well as statues in terracotta (Tanagra), italics and Roman bronzes (22 cultures pieces decorations, weapons and everyday objects) and Roman Ali and Hicham glass, all produced between the eighth century a. history C. Ali art artifacts and remnants of ancient civilizations and I d. C. In addition, noteworthy are two exceptional examples of Greek art ( “Statue of the archaeology. There is little or no overlap with antiques Goddess Higeia” s. in 1968 IV BC) and Roman Art (sarcophagi, 140-200 AD).