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Foxes sacred to Shinto kami Inari, a torii, a Buddhist stone pagoda, and Buddhist figures together at Jōgyō-ji, Kamakura

Skull mask/statue, Provenance unknown, Southern slopes of the Judean hills, Pre-Pottery Neolithic B, 9,000 years old. (photo credit: Elie Posner/Israel Museum, Jerusalem)

The Celtic pony originated a number of pony breeds in the areas where the Celts lived. Maybe it is not exinct, since some believe that the so called Caspian pony is the same breed. More in Img: Relief of the Gaulish horse goddess Epona

This set of canopic jars was made to contain the internal organs removed from the body during the mummification process. The four sons of the god Horus were believed to protect these organs,The jackal headed Duametef protected the stomach,the falcon headed Qebehsenuef,the intestines,the baboon headed Hapi,the lungs and the human headed Imsety,the liver. ca 900 BC (limestones with paint)

Neolithic amber bear, dated between 1700 B.C.E. and 650 B.C.E. Found in 1887 in a peat bog near Slupsk, Poland

Ancient Egyptian limestone relief portraying an owl; the owl represented the ancient Egyptian hieroglyph signifying 'M'. (Louvre Museum/

early 4th C. BCE, Some 300 statuettes of seated children mostly boys aged 2 have been found in sanctuaries on Cyprus usually seated with one leg bent, nude or wearing a short tunic that allows the genitalia to be seen. Many are bedecked with earrings, finger rings, and pendant amulets across the chest. The significance of these seated children is not known. Hard Limestone, pink surface,

SET OF FOUR EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE CANOPIC JAR COVERS Depicting the four sons of Horus: Imsety (man), Qebsenuef, (falcon), Hapi (baboon), and Duamutef, (jackal). XXIst-XXIInd Dynasty, 1069-712 BC H. of Duamutef: 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm.) H. of Hapi: 4 in. (10.1 cm.) H. of Imsety: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm.) H. of Qebseneuf: 4 1/8 in. (10.3 cm.)