Europe's oldest prehistoric town unearthed in Bulgaria. Archaeologists believe that the town was home to 350 people and dates back to between 4700 and 4200 BC. That is about years before the start of ancient Greek civilization.
Tomb Raider: ~ The Funerary Boat. This royal barge that carried the Pharaoh to heaven was found in the tomb of King Tut. The Egyptians believed that the Sun God, Ra, traveled through the sky during the day and through the Netherworld at night, in a boat.
Babylonian Map of the World: Incised on a clay tablet & dates to the century BC. It was discovered at Sippar, southern Iraq, 60 miles km) north of Babylon on the Euphrates River, & was published in The clay tablet resides at the British Museum.
Human-headed winged lion (lamassu), b. Neo-Assyrian period, reign of Ashurnasirpal II Excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), northern Mesopotamia Alabaster (gypsum). i belive this is the one i saw at the British museum in London.
self-propelled Victorian house called “Neverwas Haul” was built by a couple from California. It is constructed on the base of a wheel travel trailer and its rooms are crammed with all sorts of oddities including a camera obscura projector.
This bas-relief image showing the Ark of the Covenant being carried is from the Auch Cathedral in France. A newly translated Hebrew text claims to reveal the locations of treasures from King Solomon's Temple and discusses the fate of the Ark itself.