Evidence of the world’s oldest discovered purse, studded with over a hundred dog teeth, has been found in Germany. Excavators at a site near Leipzig uncovered more than a hundred dog teeth arranged close together in a grave dated to between 2,500 and 2,200 B.C. According to archaeologist Susanne Friederich, the teeth were likely decorations for the outer flap of a handbag.
The world’s oldest purse found in Germany
Jam-e-Marlik / Two headed Dragon Cup. / Persian Antique cup that made of pure gold. Amazing!
Mesoamerican Writing The writing of the Mesoamerican peoples consists of logograms and phonetic syllabic signs or glyphs. These signs or glyphs represent syllables and these make up words and logograms represent words or small meaningful units of their language. The common visual feature is many of the glyphs resemble stylized forms of real objects, i.e. people, animals and also geometrical shapes.
Otter, Late Period or Ptolemaic Period, 664–30 B.C. Bronze or copper alloy - During the Late Period and Ptolemaic times otters were represented in bronzes statuettes such as this one, standing, forepaws raised, atop small bronze boxes. The pose of raised paws signifies the otter's adoration of the sun god when he rises in the morning. In myth otters were attached to the goddess of Lower Egypt Wadjet, whose cult was centered in Buto, in the northern Delta.
Rain chains are called 'kusari doi' in Japanese and have been used for hundreds of years to deposit rain water into barrels for later household use.
5 Wonderful Rain Chains — Roundup
Africa | Old Bone Bracelet - Gungulu - Gurunsi, Burkina Faso | 19th century | The Gurunsi wear these bracelets as a sign of prosperity.
Africa, Old Bone Bracelet - GUNGULU - Gurunsi, Burkina Faso
This Jewel Beetle, found in the Messel Pit in Germany, is 47 million years old. It still has its shimmering coat. Both ancient and modern jewel beetles sport their iridescent exteriors thanks to the way different layers in their outer body coverings refract light.
Dagda - Irish god of the dead, and also lord of rebirth. His name means the good one. His awesome club could kill nine men at once, but the butt end could grant new life to the dead. His magical harp keeps the seasons in proper order, and his two awesome pigs provide an endless supply of food. He is a good and loving provider, a most gentle death to his children and followers.