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"Unveiling the Mysteries of Treasure: A Journey through Time and Culture" Embark on a captivating adventure as we delve into the world of treasure

Background imageTreasure Collection: Batgers Christmas crackers box label

Batgers Christmas crackers box label
A bright and colourful label for a box of Batgers Jewel Christmas crackers featuring a lady emerging from a casket of jewels

Background imageTreasure Collection: Coffer from the treasury, made from wood and ivory with applied gold and silver

Coffer from the treasury, made from wood and ivory with applied gold and silver, from the tomb of the pharaoh Tutankhamun, discovered in the Valley of the Kings, Thebes, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageTreasure Collection: Treasure Isle / Jim Caught

Treasure Isle / Jim Caught
Jim Hawkins is caught by the pirates

Background imageTreasure Collection: Long John Silver / Cover

Long John Silver / Cover
The cover of a hardback edition

Background imageTreasure Collection: Henry Morgan, 1852 (engraving)

Henry Morgan, 1852 (engraving)
8698405 Henry Morgan, 1852 (engraving) by Debelle, Alexandre (1805-97); (add.info.: Transport. The pirat Henry Morgan, 17th cent. Engraving by Alexandre Debelle in: Histoire des Pirates, by P)

Background imageTreasure Collection: Buried Treasure, early 20th century (book illustration)

Buried Treasure, early 20th century (book illustration)
7339186 Buried Treasure, early 20th century (book illustration) by Pyle, Howard (1853-1911); 57x51.7 cm; National Maritime Museum, London

holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper)
7110419 holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper); Cathedral of St. Etienne, Sens, France; (add.info.: holy chassis XII-XIII wood)

holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper)
7110414 holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper); Cathedral of St. Etienne, Sens, France; (add.info.: holy chassis XII-XIII wood)

Background imageTreasure Collection: Historical Geography

Historical Geography
5315088 Historical Geography by Unknown photographer, (20th century); (add.info.: Historical Geography. 1900. India. Countless pilgrims flock yearly from distant parts of India to the river Ganges)

Background imageTreasure Collection: The Fables of La Fontaine: The Miser who Lost his Treasure (engraving)

The Fables of La Fontaine: The Miser who Lost his Treasure (engraving)
8669324 The Fables of La Fontaine: The Miser who Lost his Treasure (engraving) by Dore, Gustave (1832-83); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Miser who Lost his Treasure)

Background imageTreasure Collection: Treasure of Guarrazar. Set of Visigothic gold crowns and crosses (6th - 7th century). Engraving

Treasure of Guarrazar. Set of Visigothic gold crowns and crosses (6th - 7th century). Engraving. SPAIN. CATALONIA
CUL4876071 Treasure of Guarrazar. Set of Visigothic gold crowns and crosses (6th - 7th century). Engraving. SPAIN. CATALONIA. Barcelona

Background imageTreasure Collection: Cross and letters with inlay of precious stones belonging to the Treasury of Torredonjimeno. 7th c

Cross and letters with inlay of precious stones belonging to the Treasury of Torredonjimeno. 7th c
CUL4934340 Cross and letters with inlay of precious stones belonging to the Treasury of Torredonjimeno. 7th c.; (add.info.: Visigothic art. Barcelona. Archaeology Museum of Catalonia.s JAEN)

Background imageTreasure Collection: Cache from Deir-el Bahn, 1891

Cache from Deir-el Bahn, 1891
1574138 Cache from Deir-el Bahn, 1891; (add.info.: Cache from Deir-el Bahn. The content of this tomb came from a find made in 1891, west of modern Luxor, Egypt.); Universal History Archive/UIG.

Background imageTreasure Collection: holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper)

holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper)
7110418 holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper); Cathedral of St. Etienne, Sens, France; (add.info.: holy chassis XII-XIII wood)

Background imageTreasure Collection: Triumphal Cortege of the Ark of the Covenant, Arch of Titus, Foro Romano, Rome, 1st century (marble)

Triumphal Cortege of the Ark of the Covenant, Arch of Titus, Foro Romano, Rome, 1st century (marble)
DEX5040702 Triumphal Cortege of the Ark of the Covenant, Arch of Titus, Foro Romano, Rome, 1st century (marble); Forum, Rome

Background imageTreasure Collection: The Buccaneer was a Picturesque Fellow, early 20th century (book illustration)

The Buccaneer was a Picturesque Fellow, early 20th century (book illustration)
7339191 The Buccaneer was a Picturesque Fellow, early 20th century (book illustration) by Pyle, Howard (1853-1911); National Maritime Museum, London, UK; (add.info.: Creator: Howard Pyle A pirate)

Background imageTreasure Collection: So the Treasure was Divided, early 20th century (book illustration)

So the Treasure was Divided, early 20th century (book illustration)
7339189 So the Treasure was Divided, early 20th century (book illustration) by Pyle, Howard (1853-1911); 8x23x8.9 cm; National Maritime Museum, London

Background imageTreasure Collection: Captain Henry Morgan carouses with wine and women, in true pirate fashion

Captain Henry Morgan carouses with wine and women, in true pirate fashion, mid 19th century (coloured engraving)
7339194 Captain Henry Morgan carouses with wine and women, in true pirate fashion, mid 19th century (coloured engraving) by Debelle

Background imageTreasure Collection: Cache from Deir-el Bahn, 1891

Cache from Deir-el Bahn, 1891
1574137 Cache from Deir-el Bahn, 1891; (add.info.: Cache from Deir-el Bahn. The content of this tomb came from a find made in 1891, west of modern Luxor, Egypt.); Universal History Archive/UIG.

Background imageTreasure Collection: Gold model chariot from the Oxus treasure. Achaemenid Persian, Takht-l-Kuwad region. Tadjikistan

Gold model chariot from the Oxus treasure. Achaemenid Persian, Takht-l-Kuwad region. Tadjikistan
532129 Gold model chariot from the Oxus treasure. Achaemenid Persian, Takht-l-Kuwad region. Tadjikistan. 5-4th century BC (figurine); Universal History Archive/UIG.

Background imageTreasure Collection: Frontispiece to 'The History of Buccaneers, or Freebooters of America', 1700 (print)

Frontispiece to 'The History of Buccaneers, or Freebooters of America', 1700 (print)
7339225 Frontispiece to 'The History of Buccaneers, or Freebooters of America', 1700 (print) by Unknown Artist, (17th-18th century); 9.9 cm; National Maritime Museum, London

Background imageTreasure Collection: Tartessian civilization: jewels of the treasor of Aliseda, 7th century BC - Treasure of Aliseda

Tartessian civilization: jewels of the treasor of Aliseda, 7th century BC - Treasure of Aliseda. 7th c. BC
CUL4872207 Tartessian civilization: jewels of the treasor of Aliseda, 7th century BC - Treasure of Aliseda. 7th c. BC. Tartessian art. Jewelry. SPAIN. MADRID (AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY). Madrid

Background imageTreasure Collection: holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper)

holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper)
7110416 holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper); Cathedral of St. Etienne, Sens, France; (add.info.: holy chassis XII-XIII wood)

Background imageTreasure Collection: Sea Adventure: The wreck of the 'Grosvenor' (colour litho)

Sea Adventure: The wreck of the "Grosvenor" (colour litho)
8668738 Sea Adventure: The wreck of the "Grosvenor" (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageTreasure Collection: Croesus showing Solon his wealth (engraving)

Croesus showing Solon his wealth (engraving)
8635007 Croesus showing Solon his wealth (engraving) by Leutemann, Heinrich (1824-1905); Private Collection; (add.info.: Croesus showing Solon his wealth. Illustration from Hellas)

Background imageTreasure Collection: The Pirates' Hoard (colour litho)

The Pirates' Hoard (colour litho)
8634764 The Pirates' Hoard (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Pirates' Hoard. Illustration for Chatterbox, 1913.); © Look and Learn.

Background imageTreasure Collection: Enema of the feet by Saint Louis (painting)

Enema of the feet by Saint Louis (painting)
7110357 Enema of the feet by Saint Louis (painting); Notre Dame, Paris, France; (add.info.: Enema of the feet by Saint Louis. detail of a shutter of the treasure cabinet in the chapter room)

Background imageTreasure Collection: The San Gennaro spoils in the Duomo crypt in Naples, Italy (photo)

The San Gennaro spoils in the Duomo crypt in Naples, Italy (photo)
7062858 The San Gennaro spoils in the Duomo crypt in Naples, Italy (photo); Duomo di San Gennaro, Naples, Italy; (add.info.: The San Gennaro spoils in the Duomo crypt in Naples)

Background imageTreasure Collection: The retreat of the pirates (print)

The retreat of the pirates (print)
7339243 The retreat of the pirates (print) by Stanfield, Clarkson Frederick (1793-1867); 27.1x20 cm; National Maritime Museum, London, UK; (add.info.: Creator: C)

Background imageTreasure Collection: The capture of the Cacafuego, the Spanish treasure-ship, by Sir Francis Drake in 1579 (engraving)

The capture of the Cacafuego, the Spanish treasure-ship, by Sir Francis Drake in 1579 (engraving)
529687 The capture of the Cacafuego, the Spanish treasure-ship, by Sir Francis Drake in 1579 (engraving); (add.info.: in the vicinity of Esmeraldas, Ecuador)

Background imageTreasure Collection: Veleda receiving a request from a Roman embassy for mediation in the Batavian Rebellion

Veleda receiving a request from a Roman embassy for mediation in the Batavian Rebellion, 69-70 (engraving)
8626230 Veleda receiving a request from a Roman embassy for mediation in the Batavian Rebellion, 69-70 (engraving) by German School, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Veleda)

Background imageTreasure Collection: 8626788

8626788

Background imageTreasure Collection: Illustration for The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett (colour litho)

Illustration for The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett (colour litho)
8649874 Illustration for The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett (colour litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageTreasure Collection: holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper)

holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper)
7110417 holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper); Cathedral of St. Etienne, Sens, France; (add.info.: holy chassis XII-XIII wood)

Background imageTreasure Collection: Front cover of St. Denis manuscript depicting Christ's Passion (ivory plaque)

Front cover of St. Denis manuscript depicting Christ's Passion (ivory plaque, gilding and semi-precious stones)
PWI110925 Front cover of St. Denis manuscript depicting Christ's Passion (ivory plaque, gilding and semi-precious stones); Louvre, Paris, France; © Peter Willi.

Background imageTreasure Collection: holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper)

holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper)
7110415 holy chassis XII-13th century (wood, ivory and champleved enamels on golden copper); Cathedral of St. Etienne, Sens, France; (add.info.: holy chassis XII-XIII wood)

Background imageTreasure Collection: Open Sesame, illustration from 'Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves' (colour litho)

Open Sesame, illustration from 'Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves' (colour litho)
616788 Open Sesame, illustration from 'Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves' (colour litho) by Dulac, Edmund (1882-1953); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageTreasure Collection: Fishpool treasure hoard, of medieval gold coins

Fishpool treasure hoard, of medieval gold coins
3329570 Fishpool treasure hoard, of medieval gold coins; (add.info.: Fishpool treasure hoard, of medieval gold coins. Found in Fishpool, Nottinghamshire, England)

Background imageTreasure Collection: Sack of Rome (390 BC): Brennus putting his sword in the balance, 1866 (Engraving)

Sack of Rome (390 BC): Brennus putting his sword in the balance, 1866 (Engraving)
ELD4843734 Sack of Rome (390 BC): Brennus putting his sword in the balance, 1866 (Engraving); (add.info.: Sack of Rome (390 BC): In front of the resistance of the Romans

Background imageTreasure Collection: Silver handcrafted objects for sale at the Muttrah Souq. Muttrah, Muscat, Oman

Silver handcrafted objects for sale at the Muttrah Souq. Muttrah, Muscat, Oman

Background imageTreasure Collection: Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek
Vertigo Artography

Background imageTreasure Collection: So Far Out

So Far Out
DDiArte uses the digital manipulation to look for the symbolism in the surreal and giving it a new perspective on the current issues of our society. © DDiArte | http://ddiarte.photography

Background imageTreasure Collection: Drifting away

Drifting away
Peeters Jos

Background imageTreasure Collection: Vanitas Allegory, mid-17th century. Creator: Willem de Poorter

Vanitas Allegory, mid-17th century. Creator: Willem de Poorter
Vanitas Allegory, mid-17th century. A woman at her dressing table flinches at a skeleton holding up a mirror to her - a reminder of mortality

Background imageTreasure Collection: Ancient gold crown and cross found in Spain, 1860. Creator: Unknown

Ancient gold crown and cross found in Spain, 1860. Creator: Unknown
Ancient gold crown and cross found in Spain, 1860. Some time since a remarkable discovery of regal insignia was made on the property of a landowner at La Fuente de Guarrazar

Background imageTreasure Collection: The Firing and Sacking of the Synagogue, 1857. Creator: Unknown

The Firing and Sacking of the Synagogue, 1857. Creator: Unknown
The Firing and Sacking of the Synagogue, 1857. Scene from "Master Walter, the Physician. A Tale of Old London": "They have fired the Synagogue"...[Muriel] said quietly

Background imageTreasure Collection: Presents from the Kings of Siam to Queen Victoria, 1857. Creator: Unknown

Presents from the Kings of Siam to Queen Victoria, 1857. Creator: Unknown
Presents from the Kings of Siam to Queen Victoria, 1857. A Royal Crown of gold, enamel, diamonds, and rubies; a magnificent jewelled Star, and a golden Girdle, studded with nine bosses of jewels

Background imageTreasure Collection: King Cyrus Handing over the Treasure Looted from the Temple of Jerusalem, 1655-1669

King Cyrus Handing over the Treasure Looted from the Temple of Jerusalem, 1655-1669. Creator: Ferdinand Bol
King Cyrus Handing over the Treasure Looted from the Temple of Jerusalem, 1655-1669. Other Title(s): King Cyrus Handing over the Treasure Looted from the Temple of Jerusalem. Solomon Receives Gifts




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"Unveiling the Mysteries of Treasure: A Journey through Time and Culture" Embark on a captivating adventure as we delve into the world of treasure, where hidden riches await to be discovered. From ancient civilizations to thrilling tales, these hints offer glimpses into the allure and enchantment that surround treasures throughout history. The William Smith Geological Map leads us deep beneath the Earth's surface, where precious gems and minerals lie concealed, waiting for intrepid explorers to unearth their beauty. Meanwhile, the Treasure Island Map beckons with its promise of buried chests overflowing with gold doubloons and shimmering jewels. Intrigue takes center stage as we encounter RUSSELL: STAGE ROBBER, a gripping scene capturing both danger and fortune. The shotgun-wielding robber guards his ill-gotten treasure box while a lifeless messenger lies in his wake—a reminder that wealth often comes at a great cost. Pressed seaweed specimens C016/6127 remind us that nature herself holds her own treasures—delicate marine flora preserved like precious secrets within each delicate specimen. And what could be more regal than The King's Two Daggers—one adorned with golden splendor, the other forged from sturdy iron—symbols of power wielded by those who seek dominion over land and sea? Venturing further back in time, we discover ornate relics from ancient Egypt—the gilt shrine depicting goddess Isis reveals an opulence fit for pharaohs while Tutankhamun's tomb unveils wonders beyond imagination. The Chalice with a paten crafted by Cabot workshop exudes elegance in vermeil—an embodiment of craftsmanship transformed into treasure. The ivory diptych of Stilicho transports us to an era when artistry met devotion—a masterpiece etched upon ivory surfaces telling stories untold. And then there is Ankhesenamun seated at Tutankhamun's gold-plated throne—an intimate glimpse into royal rituals and the meticulous care taken in every aspect of a king's life.