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CARTIER Gold Steel Hercules Knot Citrine Necklace - 18K yellow gold / stainless steel - France

CARTIER Gold Steel Hercules Knot Citrine Necklace - 18K yellow gold / stainless steel - France

Greek Diadem. This diadem is adorned with a large Hercules knot, inspired by the one the hero used to tie the paws of the lion skin he wore. This elaborate example is decorated with a miniature snake on each of the four edges, twelve gold rosettes, and two long tassels, which would be placed on the forehead. 3rd-2nd century BC, gold, garnet, enamel, 17 3/4 in. (45.1 cm) (diam.)

Greek Diadem. This diadem is adorned with a large Hercules knot, inspired by the one the hero used to tie the paws of the lion skin he wore. This elaborate example is decorated with a miniature snake on each of the four edges, twelve gold rosettes, and two long tassels, which would be placed on the forehead. 3rd-2nd century BC, gold, garnet, enamel, 17 3/4 in. (45.1 cm) (diam.)

Hercules Knot 650-300 BC The Hercules Knot was used by brides in the wedding garment. Made of papyrus, it was tied at the waist, and symbolized the sexual union of the bride and groom. Found at:

Hercules Knot BC The Hercules Knot was used by brides in the wedding garment. Made of papyrus, it was tied at the waist, and symbolized the sexual union of the bride and groom.

A Hellenistic Herakles knot pendant. Circa 4th-3rd Century B.C.

A Hellenistic Herakles knot pendant, Circa Century BC Composed of two sheet gold tubes decorated with scrolls of applied beaded wire, the hollow repoussé lion head terminals with gaping jaws holding gold hoops, with a die-struck gold draped dancing Maenad

5th-3rd century BC. A gold hoop of two outer wires and median beaded wire band, beaded wire knot supporting a green turquoise(?) bead, granules to the shoulders.

(Iran) A Gold Hoop of two outer wires & median beaded wire band. ca century BCE. beaded wire knot supporting a green turquoise bead, granules to the shoulders.

Greek Gold Belt With a  Herakles Gold belt with HeraklesKnot                                                                                                                                                        Culture :                  Greek                                              Period : Greek, late 4th – early 3rd century B.C.

Greek Gold Belt With a Herakles Knot Culture : Greek Period : Greek, late – early century B. Material : Gold, garnet, and emerald green glass Dimensions : L: 73 cm Price : POR Provenance : South German private collection,

The jug from the Mogilanovo's mound is 9 cm high, weighs 240 grams and is made of gold. It dates back to the third quarter of IV c. B.C. The fretwork handle has the form of a Hercules's knot.  Four unicorns are harnessed in the chariots and their bellies form a straight line. The horses' head and breast bands are decorated with round applications. In every chariot there is a charioteer - the God Apollonius.

Another part of the treasure of the "Mogilanskata mogila" (Mogilanska mound), found in 1965 in the centre of Vratsa, Bulgaria. This is a jug from pure gold, that dates from the forth century B.

The jug from the Mogilanovo's mound is 9 cm high, weighs 240 grams and is made of gold. It dates back to the third quarter of IV c. B.C. The fretwork handle has the form of a Hercules's knot. Four unicorns are harnessed in the chariots and their bellies form a straight line. The horses' head and breast bands are decorated with round applications. In every chariot there is a charioteer - the God Apollonius.

The knee-piece from the Mogilanovo's mound is 46 cm high, made of silver with gold coating, dating back to the third quarter of IV c.