petroglyphs/ hieroglyphs timeline
Viking sword hilt, Hedeby, Denmark, 9th c.
terracotta female figurine with jewelry and costume, Ludus, Serbia, Dubovac culture, 15th c. BCE
Roman mosaic detail of a stork, Villa Sileen, Libya
Roman bronze head of a hound, probably a handle end, 2nd C. CE
Thracian gold urn, Bulgaria, ca. 4th-3rd B.C.
Viking era brooches, Urnes style
hieroglyphic tablet found in the underwater ruins of the Lost World in Yonaguni, 12,000 BC.
preserved loaf of stamped bread from Pompeii