Cone of Urukagina, king of Lagash, detailing his reforms againt abuse of “old days”, circa 2350 BCE. Louvre, France. Photo taken by Poulpy.
Abu Simbel Temple in Nubia, Egypt
Ramsés II: O Complexo de Abu Simbel
ca. 3000 BC, Woman and child; Ivory. Badari Culture. Predynastic Egypt. Neues Museum Berlin.
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Veiled Souls Carved from Stone and Embedded with Crystals by Livio Scarpella
Saber with Scabbard and Carrying Belt Date: early 17th century Culture: Polish Medium: Steel, partly etched and gilt; gilt-silver, leather, wood, textile, semiprecious stones
Sword and Scabbard of Captain Richard French Ames Manufacturing Company (American, Chicopee, Massachusetts, 1829–1935) Date: 1850
Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Major General John E. Wool (1784–1869) Samuel Jackson (American, Baltimore, active 1833–70) Date: 1854–55
Madain Saleh grave - Saudi Arabia Madain Saleh in Saudi Arabia, a sister city to Jordan’s Petra. UNESCO world heritage site, located in the Al-Ula sector, within the Al Madinah Region of Saudi Arabia. The Archaeological Site of Al-Hijr (Madain Salih) was formerly known as Hegra, it is the largest conserved site of the civilization of the Nabataeans south of Petra in Jordan.
: Mysterious 12,000-Year-Old Gobekli Tepe - The world's oldest temple. Carbon dated to just after the last ice age. In Urfa - Turkey
This wall hanging relief is reproduced after a 12 foot original (692 AD) from the Temple of Inscriptions, Palenque found by the archaeologist Albert Lluillier in 1952. According to Mayan legend, the symbolism of the lid shows King Pacal falling into the jaws of the Earth monster each night to rise again with the power of the sun each morning.
Pre-Culloden Scottish baskethilt sword c.1690-1720 Good chance this sword was used in the Battle of Culloden in 1746. The guard has the "S" design which stood for "Stewart" (noble family in Scotland) These swords were often stored in the thatched roofs to keep the British from finding their weapons. Because of this, Not many survived the wet conditions. The handle is either horn or wood, and appears to be rehandled in the 18th c. untouched condition. Blade signed by famous maker Andrea Farara (reputed 16th C. Italian sword smith) Blade is 32 3/4 inches. 38 inches overall. Blade is still quite sharp.
Pre-Culloden Scottish baskethilt sword c.1690-1720 Good chance this sword was used in the Battle of Culloden in 1746. The guard has the "S" design which stood for "Stewart" (noble family in Scotland) These swords were often stored in the thatched roofs to keep the British from finding their weapons.
André Andersson Custom Damascus Knives - Knives, Daggers, Swords and Artknives from Sweden
19th century Turkish-Ottoman
This is a Maya stone carving from Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico. After careful review, many believe it is a detailed representation of a space vehicle- with many recognizable parallels to our own space shuttle, such as the position of the astronaut. While stylized, many see clear depiction of antenna, flight direction system, turbo compressor, control panel, tanks, combustion chamber, turbine, and exhaust.
Female Sphinx Plaque, ivory, Megiddo, Stratum VIIA, Late Bronze IIB (1300–1200 bc).”