This piece of Egyptian jewelry is from the tomb of Tut-ankh-amun (Tutankhamun).    A scarab of lapis lazuli with falcon wings, supporting a red disk of the new-born sun.

This piece of Egyptian jewelry is from the tomb of Tut-ankh-amun (Tutankhamun). A scarab of lapis lazuli with falcon wings, supporting a red disk of the new-born sun.

Aran sweaters, Claddagh rings, tin whistles: the story behind Ireland’s beloved artifacts - IrishCentral.com

Aran sweaters, Claddagh rings, tin whistles: the story behind Ireland’s beloved artifacts - IrishCentral.com

explanation of hanukkah | What is the deal with Hanukkah, anyway? is an infographic that ...

explanation of hanukkah | What is the deal with Hanukkah, anyway? is an infographic that ...

Egyptian Zodiac Cartouche - Wadjet (Oct 28th - Nov 26th). Egyptian Birth Signs - recently discovered artifacts show the Ancient Egyptians developed their own system of astrological prediction over 4000 years ago. The 12 Egyptian Birth Signs are based on different Gods and being born within a particular sign influences a person's character. (Source: Egyptian Government). Studying, viewing, and wearing the birth sign induces stronger connections with the meaning behind it. Known as the…

Egyptian Zodiac Cartouche - Wadjet (Oct 28th - Nov 26th). Egyptian Birth Signs - recently discovered artifacts show the Ancient Egyptians developed their own system of astrological prediction over 4000 years ago. The 12 Egyptian Birth Signs are based on different Gods and being born within a particular sign influences a person's character. (Source: Egyptian Government). Studying, viewing, and wearing the birth sign induces stronger connections with the meaning behind it. Known as the…

Viking Gold and Quartz Magic Pendant, 8th-11th Century AD  This pendant is one of series of quartz amulets that have been discovered from the Viking world, with an important group being found on the island of Visby, Sweden. The exact purpose of these amulets is not known but they have been found in female graves and it has been suggested that they served a magical function for use by seers, known as Völur or fjölkunnig, meaning “plenty of knowing”.

Viking Gold and Quartz Magic Pendant, 8th-11th Century AD This pendant is one of series of quartz amulets that have been discovered from the Viking world, with an important group being found on the island of Visby, Sweden. The exact purpose of these amulets is not known but they have been found in female graves and it has been suggested that they served a magical function for use by seers, known as Völur or fjölkunnig, meaning “plenty of knowing”.

virtual-artifacts:  Sandstone stela to the the god Osiris.   Photo by Kenneth Garrett This stela is very unusual, it’d be great to get some informations about it. Any ideas?    picaresquemusings: it’s not about the carvings. I mean, this pattern is unusual. I have never seen such combination before :)

virtual-artifacts: Sandstone stela to the the god Osiris. Photo by Kenneth Garrett This stela is very unusual, it’d be great to get some informations about it. Any ideas? picaresquemusings: it’s not about the carvings. I mean, this pattern is unusual. I have never seen such combination before :)

Ankh  This ankh-shaped, gold-sheathed mirror case was taken from the tomb of Tutankhamun in southern Egypt's Valley of the Kings. The Ankh form, found in many ancient Egyptian tombs, is the Egyptian hieroglyphic character meaning "life."

Ankh This ankh-shaped, gold-sheathed mirror case was taken from the tomb of Tutankhamun in southern Egypt's Valley of the Kings. The Ankh form, found in many ancient Egyptian tombs, is the Egyptian hieroglyphic character meaning "life."

*ISRAEL~Gan HaShlosha National Park,meaning“park of the three”in Hebrew,is a national park located bear Beit Shean.The park contains naturally warm water yr. round and draws visitors who enjoy swimming.The park also contains the Museum of Regional+ Mediterranean Archaeology,which houses a display of ancient Greek tools,artifacts that were uncovered in the Beit Shean Valley.

*ISRAEL~Gan HaShlosha National Park,meaning“park of the three”in Hebrew,is a national park located bear Beit Shean.The park contains naturally warm water yr. round and draws visitors who enjoy swimming.The park also contains the Museum of Regional+ Mediterranean Archaeology,which houses a display of ancient Greek tools,artifacts that were uncovered in the Beit Shean Valley.

Egyptian Zodiac Cartouche - Horus (Sep 28th - Oct 27th). Egyptian Birth Signs - recently discovered artifacts show the Ancient Egyptians developed their own system of astrological prediction over 4000 years ago. The 12 Egyptian Birth Signs are based on different Gods and being born within a particular sign influences a person's character. (Source: Egyptian Government). Studying, viewing, and wearing the birth sign induces stronger connections with the meaning behind it. Known as the…

Egyptian Zodiac Cartouche - Horus (Sep 28th - Oct 27th). Egyptian Birth Signs - recently discovered artifacts show the Ancient Egyptians developed their own system of astrological prediction over 4000 years ago. The 12 Egyptian Birth Signs are based on different Gods and being born within a particular sign influences a person's character. (Source: Egyptian Government). Studying, viewing, and wearing the birth sign induces stronger connections with the meaning behind it. Known as the…

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