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Sumerian symbols of İnanna and Venus became King Solomons Seal thousands years later if Solomon ever existed. Etruscan texts tell that Solomon is a generic name for Patriarch Abraham

Sumerian symbols of İnanna and Venus became King Solomons Seal thousands years later if Solomon ever existed. Etruscan texts tell that Solomon is a generic name for Patriarch Abraham . That's only your opinion, for Solomon was a real king as per bible.

Neolithic gray pottery vase with two handles and over decoration of punches and incised motifs filled with white clay. Vinca Culture, 5th-4th Millennium BC

This decorative vase belongs to the Neolithic Europe era. Interior decoration in this era consisted of detailed pottery that was used for both practical and decorative purposes.

exhibition lost world of Old Europa, Danube Pottery with cyclic symbols: the Danube language (proto Indo-European = not lineair)

The Lost World of Old Europe: The Danube Valley, 5000 – 3500 BC November 2009 – April Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at NYU 15 East Street NYC www.edu/isaw/exhibitions.

A MYCENAEAN POTTERY SQUAT ALABASTRON   LATE HELLADIC IIA, CIRCA 15TH CENTURY B.C.   The wide rounded body on a flat base, with a short neck and a broad flaring mouth, three horizontal loop handles along the shoulders, the body richly decorated with undulating forms outlined by a dotted line, a band of dots around the base of the neck, the underside centered by two concentric rings from which emerge five equally-spaced double wavy lines  8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high

A MYCENAEAN POTTERY SQUAT ALABASTRON LATE HELLADIC IIA, CIRCA 15TH CENTURY B.C. The wide rounded body on a flat base, with a short neck and a broad flaring mouth, three horizontal loop handles along the shoulders, the body richly decorated with undulating forms outlined by a dotted line, a band of dots around the base of the neck, the underside centered by two concentric rings from which emerge five equally-spaced double wavy lines 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high

Earliest Op-Art? Little is known about the Cucuteni-Trypillians. Excavation data revealed that they lived in proto-cities in what is now Romania, Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova. Their op-art like pottery, as shown in the piece here, was dominated by repeating lines, circles and spirals. Image: Rosi Fontana / Rossella Lorenzi

An egalitarian Neolithic Eden filled with unique, geometric art flourished some years ago in Eastern Europe, according to hundreds of artifacts on display at the Vatican.

Gold phiale (libation bowl), late Classical or Hellenistic period, 4th–3rd century BC. This libation bowl, decorated with bees, acorns, and beechnuts, is worked in repoussé

Gold phiale (libation bowl) Period: Late Classical or Hellenistic Date: century B. Culture: Greek Medium: Gold Dimensions: H. diameter 9 in. cm) Classification: Gold and Silver Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1962 Accession Number: