The images you'll see as you scroll down to the current text are all part of the story telling in my novel, Realms of Gold:Ritual to Romance.

Bianca Caldwell, pen name, Bianca Fiore, is a writer for an art magazine. In each of her monthly stories she describes an object used in ancient ritual.

Treasures of the Sarmatians: Gold Flacon

Golden flacon  with "animal style" ornament, inlaid with ruby and paste that imitates turquoise. Belonging to a young Sarmatian queen

Late 1st-2nd Century