President James K. Polk and First Lady Sarah Childress Polk. They were the first First Family to be photographed while in office.  In office 1845-1849.  He died of cholera just three months after leaving office.

President James K. Polk and First Lady Sarah Childress Polk. They were the first First Family to be photographed while in office. In office 1845-1849. He died of cholera just three months after leaving office.

A bath built by Snorri Sturluson at his farm at Reykholt, around the year 1210. It's fed by water piped from separate hot and cold water springs, so the temperature can be adjusted to suit. The door in the hillside behind the bath leads to a tunnel which probably led back to Snorri's farmhouse.

A bath built by Snorri Sturluson at his farm at Reykholt, around the year 1210. It's fed by water piped from separate hot and cold water springs, so the temperature can be adjusted to suit. The door in the hillside behind the bath leads to a tunnel which probably led back to Snorri's farmhouse.

"The Nijmegen Helmet is an Ancient Roman helmet, found in a gravel bed on the left bank of Waal river, near the Dutch city of Nijmegen in 1915. The helmet would have been worn by the elite Roman cavalry.[1] The head portion of the helmet is made of iron, while the mask and diadem are of bronze or brass. The helmet has a neck-protecting projecting rim, overlaid with a thin bronze covering plated with silver.[2] The diadem features two male and three female figures."

"The Nijmegen Helmet is an Ancient Roman helmet, found in a gravel bed on the left bank of Waal river, near the Dutch city of Nijmegen in 1915. The helmet would have been worn by the elite Roman cavalry.[1] The head portion of the helmet is made of iron, while the mask and diadem are of bronze or brass. The helmet has a neck-protecting projecting rim, overlaid with a thin bronze covering plated with silver.[2] The diadem features two male and three female figures."

This is what the tea looked like that was dumped into the Boston harbor. This plank could roughly last someone a year. Often bought in sections, one would shave off the compressed tea into a pot/kettle.

This is what the tea looked like that was dumped into the Boston harbor. This plank could roughly last someone a year. Often bought in sections, one would shave off the compressed tea into a pot/kettle.

The Greek Horses of St Marks Basilica, St. Marks Square, Venice    The Horses of St. Mark were installed on the basilica in about 1254.

The Greek Horses of St Marks Basilica, St. Marks Square, Venice The Horses of St. Mark were installed on the basilica in about 1254.

The face of Ur-Namma, King of Ur of the Sumerians before 2095 BC.

The face of Ur-Namma, King of Ur of the Sumerians before 2095 BC.

A Greek bronze helmet of Cretan type, circa 650-620 B.C

A Greek bronze helmet of Cretan type, circa 650-620 B.C

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