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Berserker, Lewis Chessmen, British Museum. Both archaeological finds and written sources testify that both board games and dice games were played as a popular pastime by the Vikings, at all levels of society. Preserved gaming pieces and boards show game boards made of a wide range of materials.

Reed Boats. The oldest found was 7000 years old in Kuwait. They were common in ancient Egypt and ate still used today in Peru, Bolivia, and Ethiopia.

linen, german 1200-1399

Embroidery | | V&A Search the Collections

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Fragment and pattern of silk-linen fabric from (now) interlining of cope , (now Berne Historical Museum) production: China (?) begining of 14.c (?). In: Flury et al 1988, ISBN 3-905014-02-5 pg 212.

Byzantine style hollow gold Cross with garnet, 700 A.D.

Geyik süslemeleri/ Orta Yenisey bölgesi M.Ö 6.-3. Yüzyıllar Scythian stags

Geyik süslemeleri/ Orta Yenisey bölgesi M.Ö 6.-3. Yüzyıllar

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Fragments, Italy, 14th century

Fragments, 14th century

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AN OUTSTANDING GOLD ENAMELED FINGER RING. - France, 13th century.

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Ring of Serbian Queen Theodora, ca. 1300s.

Saber, hilt, 19th century; blade, probably 18th century with early 19th century decoration. Hilt, Turkish or N. African; blade, Iranian, Turkish decoration. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935 (36.25.1632) | The fine blade of crucible ("watered") steel is typically Iranian but was decorated at a later date by a Turkish craftsman. The decoration includes verses from the "Burda," a mystical poem by the thirteenth-century author al-Bu Siri. #sword

Medieval gold rind with niello, Saxon period, 9th century

Viking medaillon

Celtic comb

This best-selling brooch is engraved on the reverse with an old French inscription. British Museum shop

Medieval Lovers Brooch

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Chain with Birds and Geometric Motifs. 1000–1200. Made in, Kiev (probably). Culture: Kievan Rus'. Cloisonné enamel, gold. Chains, called riazni, were created from small cloisonné enamel medallions. The chains may have joined layers of dress, been worn as necklaces or bracelets, or used to suspend circular or crescent-shaped pendants known as temple pendants or kolti.

Chain with Birds and Geometric Motifs. 1000–1200. Made in, Kiev (probably). Culture: Kievan Rus'. Cloisonné enamel, gold. Chains, called riazni, were created from small cloisonné enamel medallions. The chains may have joined layers of dress, been worn as necklaces or bracelets, or used to suspend circular or crescent-shaped pendants known as temple pendants or kolti.

Roman bronze helmet, ca 100 A.D.

Early XV Century Playing Cards - World of Playing Cards

Baraja Morisca - The World of Playing Cards

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Gorham repousse sterling silver flask, c1890's

Lovely 19thC Gorham Repousse Sterling Silver Flask | eBay

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начало XIII века

Золотой перстень из личной коллекции М.П. Боткина | перстни

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A little painting project - Miss Mustard Seed

A little painting project - Miss Mustard Seed

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This fabulous creature of Greek mythology was also known to the Celts and is found adorning sword scabbards, belt buckles and mounts. Often spelled Griffin, Griffon or Gryphon.

Penannular Griffon Brooch

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