Rhyton shaped as winged lion. Ecbatana, Central Iran. Around 500-450 BCE. The National Museum of Iran www.guiarte.com/noticias/milenios-de-arte-persa.html

Golden rhyton ornamented with a stylized winged lion - found in Hamedan, Achaemenid Empire B.

egyptian artifacts | ... Authentic Ancient Egyptian artifacts Anubus canopic jar 1570 - 1085 BC

Egyptian interior items used include canopic jars. This authentic ancient Egyptian artifact Anubus canopic jar 1570 - 1085 BC with hieroglyphics is handmade.

22. Axe from the Tomb of Queen Ahhotep IIZ, Thebes. New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 16th Century BCE.

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Ceremonial Axe (detail) from the Tomb of Ahhotep, Thebes. New Kingdom, Dynasty Century, BCE ! Gold and copper with semiprecious stones 18 in x 2 in.

Astrolabe, magnificent computer of the Ancients—an instrument used to make astronomical measurements, before the development of the sextant

Vintage & Astrolabe – Ancient instrument for locating and predicting the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars. The earliest astrolabe was created 150 B. Was an indispensable tool of astronomers, navigators and astrologers. on imgfave

Faience Cat Ancient Egypt - 26th Dynasty Vivid blue faience cat seated on a base and wearing a collar. Sacred animal to the sun god Ra and Bastet. The earliest Egyptian depiction of the cat took the...

sadighgallery: “ Faience Cat Ancient Egypt - Dynasty Vivid blue faience cat seated on a base and wearing a collar Sacred animal to the sun god Ra and Bastet. The earliest Egyptian depiction of the cat took the form of three hieroglyph symbols,.

Scythian Gold Double Dragon Torc Necklace from Central Asia (200 BC - 0)

Museum of artifacts , Scythian Gold Double Dragon Torc Necklace from Central Asia BC -

Collection of historical artifacts

Collection of historical artifacts

The Rosetta Stone, Egypt, Ptolemaic Period, 196 BC.  One of the most influential and famous ancient artifacts discovered, the Rosetta Stone is an ancient Egyptian granodiorite stele inscribed with a decree issued at Memphis in 196 BC on behalf of King Ptolemy V. The inscription has three languages on it (Greek, demotic and hieroglyphs), each saying the same thing. Because of the translations, it provided great insight into the mystery of Egyptian hieroglyphs.  Photo taken by Hans Hillewaert.

The Rosetta Stone is an ancient Egyptian granodiorite stele inscribed with a decree issued at Memphis in 196 BC on behalf of King Ptolemy V. it provided the key to the modern understanding of Egyptian hieroglyphs.

Here is the headdress of Puabi, an important noblewoman in the city of Ur, during the Ur’s First Dynasty (ca. 2600 BC).

The Crown of Puabi

Canopic Jar w/ Head of Duamutef  --  Circa 1295-1185  --  Egypt, Dynasty 19  --  Faience  --  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ancient History Egypt - Canopic Jar w/ Head of Duamutef -- Circa -- Egypt, Dynasty 19 -- Faience -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Sumerian King List still puzzles historians after more than a century of research | RiseEarth

The Sumerian King list - still puzzles historians after more than a century of research - it's an ancient manuscript originally recorded in the Sumerian language, listing kings of Sumer (ancient southern Iraq) from Sumerian and neighbouring dynasties, the

Bible and Archaeology - Online Museum: 29. Darius

This standard weight is from Persepolis in ancient Persia and is inscribed in three languages with text that reads, "I am Darius, Great K.

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