Gold almond-shaped pendant in opus interrasile, embossed and chased with a symmetrical foliate design; in the centre of the openwork plaque is an almond-shaped hole edged with square-toothed wire; an amethyst, pierced longitudinally, is threaded on a wire soldered above and twisted below the hole; connecting the edge of the plaque to a contiguous strip of gold are six loops through which is threaded a wire strung with seed-pearls. Early Byzantine 7thC.
Hittite horse and rider. T. E. Lawrence kept the terracotta animal figure in his room at All Souls College in Oxford after the war. It dates from the ninth century BC and comes from the area of his excavations at Carchemish.