38-2

2017/38/2

ISSN : 0231-844X (print), 2533-5685 (online)
Vedoucí redaktor : Jiří Honzl

SOCIAL LIFE OF CURRENCIES FROM NEAR OCEANIA: TYPES OF CURRENCIES AND ITS USE

The objective of the paper is to provide an overview of currencies used by natives of Near Oceania in relation to three principal ways of its use. The author explains three main functions of currencies from Near Oceania on selected examples. The three main functions are as follows: standardized…

JAROSLAV ŠEJNOHA AND EGYPT

In 2012, the National Museum – Naprstek Museum accessioned a collection of 13 Egyptian antiquities from the original ownership of Jaroslav Šejnoha, who served as the Czechoslovak Ambassador to Egypt between 1944 and 1946. The collection consists of 13 highly interesting pieces, dating of which spans…

A COLLECTION OF AFRICAN RED SLIP WARE IN THE NÁPRSTEK MUSEUM

A group of six specimens of Late Roman pottery from the region of North Africa forms part of collections of the Naprstek Museum. The group comprises of vessels from several different functional types, forming a representative sample of the pottery production of the region. The paper discusses the…