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Astrolabe, magnificent computer of the Ancients—an instrument used to make astronomical measurements, before the development of the sextant

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This artwork is part of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's 'Historic Images of the Greek Bronze Age: The Reproductions of E. Gilliéron & Son' 'Reproduction of a gold disk with an embossed butterfly' Emile Gilliéron Period: Late Helladic Date: ca. 1600-1500 B.C. Culture: Mycenaean Medium: gold electrotype

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Canopic Jar w/ Head of Duamutef -- Circa 1295-1185 -- Egypt, Dynasty 19 -- Faience -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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A NEO-ASSYRIAN AMETHYST VASE CIRCA 8TH CENTURY B.C. Of ovoid form, with short cylindrical neck and overhanging disc rim, the mouth flat with a descending step framing the central opening, the interior hollowed out, with two trapezoidal lugs on the shoulders, drilled horizontally for suspension 2 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) high

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Ancient Egyptian Cosmetic Jar | Carved from a single piece of limestone, this jar was used to store kohl, an ancient form of eye cosmetic. Late Kingdom, 18th Dynasty

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25 Ancient Artifacts

22. Axe from the Tomb of Queen Ahhotep IIZ, Thebes. New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 16th Century BCE.

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