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

Babylon, (Irak) - Some 90 kilometres south of modern Bagdhad lies the ruins of ancient Babylon, the original name of which, bab-ili, may be translated as the Gate of the Gods. -

Antique Archeology in LeClaire, Iowa. Home of the American Pickers.

Esther Scroll, saved from the Nazi Holocaust, and now part of The Green Collection of biblical artifacts.

Tarxien - Temple in Malta, Oldest free standing structure on earth, older than the pyramids

Gold dagger, from the tomb of King Tutankhamun, Carter # 256dd; 31.9 cm; blade 20.1 cm; Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Two similar daggers were found in Tutankhamun's tomb, one with a gold blade (in image 26) and the other with an iron blade. Gold daggers were reserved for the nobility, but bronze or copper daggers were used from the Old Kingdom on in Egypt.

Archaeological Dig in the Valley of the Kings- would settle for seeing the Valley of the Kings and doing an archaeological dig somewhere else.

Three new mosaics were recently discovered in the ancient Greek city of Zeugma, which is located in the present-day province of Gaziantep in southern Turkey. The incredibly well-preserved mo...

Columns from Pompeii - Naples, Archaeological Museum - The Glass Mosaics at Pompeii and Herculaneum (79 AD)

Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, is here depicted in her formal role as Pharaoh of Egypt, the last member of the Ptolemy dynasty of Egyptian rulers

Lyres from The Royal Tombs of Ur (ca 2550 BCE). - Ur (Sumerian: Urim) was an important Sumerian city-state in ancient Mesopotamia located at the site of modern Tell el-Muqayyar in Iraq's Dhi Qar Governorate.

Prehistoric Archaeological Site in Shetland Scotland - Most Beautiful Pictures...looks oddly like a gulf course! You'd never find your ball tho. So interesting!

nice cutwork and it looks like tooling, on this. This bird shoe was found in Haarlem, and is dated ca 1300-1350

Luxor, Egypt (Madinat Habu - The Temple of Rameses III)

1. Tutmose, Nefertiti, was created during the 3. Ancient Egyptian art historical period around 1353-1336 BCE. 4. It is made of Painted limestone. 5. It was originally located in Akhetaten but is now located in Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Agyptisches Museum. It is believed Tutmose created this as a finished model to follow a carving or paintings for his royal patron.

Sumerian star map from Ninive - 3000 B.C. A map to guide the way through our galaxy...and beyond!

Babylonian Map - This artifact was discovered in Iraq close to the Euphrates river in the late 1800s and first published (or written about) in 1899. It has been dated to around 600 BCE. This was the oldest known map for several decades until the Nippur map. The Babylonian Map is currently in the British Museum as far as I know.