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Preserved loaf of Bread from Pompeii. The bakers stamped it with a Bread Stamp.

Art of Ancient Persia, Marlik,Iran 2000 BC

2-3c BC Gold earrings | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Dogon are believed to be of Egyptian decent and their astronomical lore goes back thousands of years to 3200 BC.

Gods of the Dogon Tribe Africa

Aerial Shots of the Nasca Lines

PHOTOGRAPHY101: Aerial Shots of the Nasca Lines

The stone is estimated to have been created somewhere between 10 to 12 thousand years ago. It is basically a globe of our planet. All of the main continents are depicted on the stone and for the most part they are shown in their correct locations and their correct relative sizes. How could anyone possibly know the geographic locations and sizes of all the worlds land masses that long ago?

This ancient Chinese map of planet Earth's northern sky is part of the Dunhuang Star Atlas, one of the most impressive documents in the history of astronomy. The oldest complete star atlas known, it dates to the years 649 to 684. In this example showing the north polar region, a very recognizable Big Dipper, part of the modern constellation Ursa Major, lies along the bottom of the chart.

APOD: 2009 June 19 - Dunhuang Star Atlas

Minoan Labyrinth Wall Plaque

Before the Sahara became a desert, it was home to many savanna animals, including the giraffe. People began to paint and etch the Sahara's animals in desert rock about 12,000 years ago. Archaeologists estimate that the oldest remaining pictures date back to 6500 B.C.

Life in the Sarah

Syro-Anatolian Basalt Bearded Male Idol

Rock carvings in Madain saleh area - Saudi Arabia by Eric Lafforgue, via Flickr

Scythian Bronze Helmet. Origin: Russia. Circa: 600 BC to 400 BC.

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A Hellenistic Pilos type helmet , 4th/3rd century B.C.

saudi arabia bir hima petroglyphs The pre-Islamic rock art of Arabia at Bir Hima, carved into the eastern foothills of the Asir Mountains, ...

tammuz: Detail of a relief from the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at the Assyrian Imperial capital of Nimrud (883-859 BCE). Hood Mus...

The oldest known bottle of (liquid) wine. It has been dated to 300 CE, and was found in a Roman sarcophagus

Rings Uncovered, Archaeology, China Abacus, Wearable Computers, Abacus Rings, Beads, Chinese History, Qing Dynasty, 300 Years Old Abacus

300-year-old abacus ring uncovered from the Qing Dynasty in China

Epigraphs of ancient Turkic people discovered in Mongolia. The Old Turkic script (also known as variously Göktürk script, Orkhon script, Orkhon-Yenisey script) is the alphabet used by the Göktürk and other early Turkic Khanates during the 8th to 10th centuries to record the Old Turkic language. The script is named after the Orkhon Valley in Mongolia, where early 8th-century inscriptions were discovered in an 1889 expedition.

Papyrus fragment with lines from Homer's Odyssey, Early Hellenistic, 285–250 BCE Greek, Ptolemaic

cartografía de edad media

Cartografía. Historia de los mapas antiguos

Intercultural Style Chlorite lock-shaped weight - LO.624 W Origin: Mesopotamia Circa: 3000 BC to 2000 BC

The female sumerian statue found at the Abu Temple in Tell Asmar from c. 2700 BCE.


Terminal Shaped Like a Horse’s Head Gold; forged, soldered, stamped, repousse. L. 10 cm Scythian culture. Late 6th - early 5th century BC Ulsky Aul Barrow No. 2, Adygeya Republic (formerly Kuban Region), the Village of Ulyap Russia State Hermitage Museum

Book of Astrology and Omens Nepal, 14th-16th century via LACMA Collections