BORNHOLM, DENMARK—An enameled bronze brooch has been unearthed near the east coast of the island of Bornholm, located in the Baltic Sea. Shaped like an owl, the brooch, which has large orange eyes and colorful wings, dates to the Iron Age, and would have been used to fasten a man’s cloak. “There are very few of these types of fasteners,” archaeologist Christina Seehusen of Bornholm Museum told The Copenhagen Post.
Neolithic Pictish Orb discovered in Northeast Scotland. What is intriguing about these stones is that nobody knows what they were used for or what they could possibly symbolize. There have only been 387 neolithic stone orbs found and they vary in their shapes and complexity of design.
Iran , Luristan bronze statue of a female, ca 1000-650 BC.Lorestān bronze is a set of Early Iron Age bronze artifacts of various individual forms which have been recovered from Lorestān and Kermanshah areas in west-central Iran. They include a great number of weapons, ornaments, tools, and ceremonial objects. The artifacts were created by a major group of Persian aboriginals known as Lurs. (wiki)