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By 1025, the Byzantine Empire stretched across modern-day Turkey, Greece and the Balkans.<br />

History of the Byzantine Empire (Byzantium)

By 1025, the Byzantine Empire stretched across modern-day Turkey, Greece and the Balkans.<br />

The Earliest Printing was Stamped into Soft Clay in Mesopotamia (Circa 2,291 BCE – 2,254 BCE)

The Earliest Printing was Stamped into Soft Clay in Mesopotamia (Circa 2,291 BCE – 2,254 BCE)

Most Egyptian funerary mask are made of solid gold, but in 1939, archaeologist, Pierre Montet, discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes, & his entire sarcophagus is pure silver, the only one ever discovered. Its discovery had little fan fare because it was the eve of World War II, & Egyptologists didn't want it to fall into enemy hands. The discovery is revered to be equal to the discovery of King Tut's tomb in 1922, but most of the world is unaware of its existence.

Most Egyptian funerary mask are made of solid gold, but in 1939, archaeologist, Pierre Montet, discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes, & his entire sarcophagus is pure silver, the only one ever discovered. Its discovery had little fan fare because it was the eve of World War II, & Egyptologists didn't want it to fall into enemy hands. The discovery is revered to be equal to the discovery of King Tut's tomb in 1922, but most of the world is unaware of its existence.

Statue of Saint Bartholomew, who was skinned-alive by the Romans for not renouncing his christian-faith. In this statue, the sculptor depicts Bartholomew with muscles, bones, and veins for all to see. Draped around his shoulders and waist is his own skin.

Statue of Saint Bartholomew, who was skinned-alive by the Romans for not renouncing his christian-faith. In this statue, the sculptor depicts Bartholomew with muscles, bones, and veins for all to see. Draped around his shoulders and waist is his own skin.

Ancient Roman mosaic of the Roman villa of La Olmeda in Pedrosa de la Vega (Palencia, Castile and León). Only known evidence of transparency using tesserae (on the curtain).

Ancient Roman mosaic of the Roman villa of La Olmeda in Pedrosa de la Vega (Palencia, Castile and León). Only known evidence of transparency using tesserae (on the curtain).

Chumash Indian Cave Painting http://www.pinterest.com/kholzmb/native-californians/

Chumash Indian Cave Painting http://www.pinterest.com/kholzmb/native-californians/

Egypt, 4th C. BCE. Faience Clepsydra. Water clock has inner markings which are revealed as water runs out.

Egypt, 4th C. BCE. Faience Clepsydra. Water clock has inner markings which are revealed as water runs out.

Scold's Bridle: Medieval punishment for gossiping or lying - hahahahahaa. if only this was still used.

Scold's Bridle: Medieval punishment for gossiping or lying - hahahahahaa. if only this was still used.

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