The Sky Disc of Nebra: 3,600 years old. Was used as an advanced astronomical clock and was found near Europe's oldest observatory in Goseck. The 32-centimeter-wide (seven-inch) bronze disc with gold-leaf appliqués representing the sun, the moon, and the stars is the oldest visual representation of the cosmos known to date. A cluster of seven dots has previously been interpreted as the Pleiades constellation as it appeared 3,600 years ago.
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Without doubt, one of the smallest of the historic labyrinths on general public view in England, the tiny labyrinth labelled "Laborintus id est domus dedali" (Labyrinth, the house of Daedalus) that occupies the island of Crete on the Mappa Mundi in Hereford Cathedral is only a few inches across. Created c.1280 AD
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An ancient Syriac manuscript showing the Jericho labyrinth, Library of Beirut, Lebanon.
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Brooch Date: 1st-2nd century (?) Culture: Roman Medium: Champlevé enamel, bronze - The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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Mermaid burgonet. Filippo Negroli, 1543, Milan.
Ring with Castle maybe Italian, 2nd Half of 16th century
Ancient Cretan tetradrachma coin depicting the legendary Labyrinth (), home of the Minotaur. c. 300 BC
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Gobekli Tepe Sphinx | ... sphinx was found in Gobekli Tepe, Turkey and was dated to 9,500 BC
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female figurine, gobekli tepe, turkey Comapre her to the Venus of Willendorf. There is a similar aesthetic vis-à-vis an exaggeration of breasts, stomach and hips to convey a sense of FERTILITY / WEALTH / FECUNDITY; however, there is a much greater attempt towards naturalism and proportion. This figure has a face and arms, albeit very stylized.
Venus of Tepe Sarab", grey earthenware. Height of the seated figure 6.15 cm, lenght of the legs 6.75 cm, width of the hips 3.45 cm, Neolithic Period (about 6,000 B.C)
When archaeologists excavated Mesa Verde in the late 19th century, they found a collection of mugs so vast that they named the discovery site the Mug House. Because artifacts like these are so rare and so intrinsic to our understanding of a past culture, according to preservation law, prehistoric archaeological artifacts are actually considered a part of the built environment -- something typically reserved for architecture. Check them out at HCC’s newest exhibit, Living West, opening Nov 23...
c1350. Italian Apple-Shaped Pendant Aromatnitsa, opens into four 'slices,' each held a different scent; closed worn around the neck or waist.
Earring | 6th–7th century | Byzantine | Gold, sapphire, pearl
South India | Emerald Ligam ring | 19th century | ©Susan Ollemans (London, UK)
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A Roman gold and hardstone amuletic bracelet. Eastern Empire, circa 1st-3rd Century A.D. - The gold bracelet in the form of a bangle, oval in section, each end wound spirally along the hoop, with seven amulets or beads, including an amber bead, a carnelian phallic pendant with gold mount, a spherical banded onyx bead, a pointed agate pendant suspended from a gold loop, an amber bead with drilled detail, a rock crystal pendant with gold mount, and a haematite pendant. | © Bonhams 2001-2014
India ~ Jaipur | Enamelled and gem set torque (Hasli) | 19th century | 25'000£ ~ sold (Apr '11)