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Sarmatian/Scythian Women:The theory that parts of ancient eastern Europe were patrolled by posses of heavily armed women akin to the legendary Amazon warriors has been boosted by new evidence uncovered by Russian scientists. "...buried with womanly things -- mirrors of silver and bronze; necklaces of gold, glass or clay; earrings; and sometimes a symbolic spindle," Gulyayev said. "But alongside these are weapons -- a quiver, bow and arrows, and often two throwing spears." more...

Krasnodar, Russia dolmen (a single-chamber, megalithic tomb that usually consists of three or more upright stones that support a large, flat, horizontal capstone. Most dolmens date back to the early Neolithic period 4,000-3,000 BC). This one is from the 4th century B.C. and contained a woman hugging a man. Both were about 60 years old at death and the woman’s hands were decorated with bracelets made of bronze beads, untypical of tribes known to have inhabited the area in ancient times.

Men wouldn't look at me when I was skinny. Vintage ads promoting the benefits of weight gain for women.

Botai houses. "They didn't use logs at all, but rather built up the walls of their square houses with adobe."

Botai village. Where the first horses were domesticated. "They didn't use logs at all, but rather built up the walls of their square houses with adobe."

Bottom of Scythian women's boots, Leather, cloth, tin, and gold / Pazyryk Kurgan-2 area. 300-290 BCE.

Botai village. "They didn't use logs at all, but rather built up the walls of their square houses with adobe."

John Harper, passenger on theTitanic with his daughter and niece - #16 Harper was a Baptist preacher on his way to the U.S. with daughter and niece. On the tragic night, he put them in a lifeboat before he perished.

Elegant Woman In A Green Dress by Pierre Carrier-Belleuse, 1901

The widow Mary Lincoln

Mug shot of Vera Crichton, 21 February 1924, probably Central Police Station, Sydney. Vera Crichton, 23, and Nancy Cowman, 19, are listed in the NSW Police Gazette 24 March 1924 as charged, along with three others, with “conspiring together to procure a miscarriage” on a third woman. Crichton was “bound over to appear for sentence if called upon within three years”.

2,400 year old Siberian grave of a 25 year old woman holds a 17 bead necklace of brightly-coloured glass beads created using the 'Millefiori technique' where glass rods are combined to produce multicoloured patterns; perhaps made in egypt. The necklace likely came to Siberia via present-day Kazakhstan, along an old trade route; the Altai in "Siberia has always been a kind of 'stream of civilization' - a transit territory, rich with resources and attractive for migration."

All of Gandhi’s worldly possessions.

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Whittingham Asylum, once the largest lunatic asylum in England

After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.

John Smith, Oldest living Indian age 131

Sarmatian burial mound excavated this summer in Russia’s Southern Ural steppes has yielded a magnificent but unusual treasure.