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Food shop, Pompeii (colour litho)

Food shop, Pompeii (colour litho)

Locket, 14th century, French, basse taille enamel, silver gilt. This pendant once contained a small disk of wax, blessed by the pope during the Easter season and worn as a kind of amulet. The back shows a lamb, a symbol of Jesus, and is surrounded by a Latin inscription that translates: "Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us." Pregnant women sometimes wore such pendants for protection.

Medieval Locket Century -- French -- Basse taille enamel, silver gilt -- Metropolitan Museum of Art

<3<3 Love is patient...Love is kind...

1 Corinthians NIV Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. Happy Valentine's to all!

Percentage of house owners in the EU

Pourcentages de propriétaires d' habitation dans l'UE

Plundered and left asunder by grave robbers, this ancient necropolis has been painstakingly pieced back together.

Chauchilla Cemetery

Chauchilla Cemetery (Peru): Due to Peru's very dry climate, the remains of many people have been preserved on these ancient burial grounds.

Australopithecus afarensis ("Lucy") by Kennis & Kennis Reconstructions

Adrie and Alfons Kennis, artists in two-dimensional and three-dimensional paleontological reconstructions

Indus Valley Civilization Seals (note the "seal" on upper right is actually taken from a Western European artifact, not sure but possibly the Gundestrup cauldron

Indus Valley Civilization

Indus Valley Civilization, Origin of Indus Valley Civilization, Important sites of Indus Valley Civilization, Living conditions of Indus Valley Civilization. Decline of Indus Valley Civilization.

Egtvedpigen. One summer day in 1370 BC she was buried in an oak coffin. On the body she wore a short shirt and a knee-length skirt made ​​of cords. On the abdomen she had a bronze belt plate decorated with spirals. She also had a comb of horn with him. It was attached to her belt. About each arm was a ring of bronze, and a slender ring sat on her ear. On her face was a little box of bark with a bronzesyl and the remains of a hairnet.

The Egtved Girl, one of the best-known figures from Danish prehistory bronze age, was buried in an oak coffin in 1370 B. The picture shows a woman's grave from Egtved.

Pompeii - Roman Baths

Ancient Rome ~ Roman baths were very important to the Romans. It wasn't just hygienic, but it was a social opportunity. The baths had complex heating and cooling systems. They had ornately decorated each building.

Platform for grinding grains, archaeological site of Harappa, Indus Valley civilization

Time period of ancient egyptian civilization essay Ancient Egyptians had a supreme and powerful ruler called the Pharaoh. The pharaohs were considered to be a god of Egypt. The pharaohs ruled the Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, and the New Kingdom.

An amazing discovery of 2,000 year old mummies in the Tarim basin of Western China occurred in the early 90s. But more amazing than the discovery itself was the astonishing fact that the mummies were blond haired and long nosed.  In 1993, Victor Mayer a college professor collected DNA from the mummies and his tests verified that the bodies were all of European genetic stock. Ancient Chinese texts from as early as the first millennium BC do mention groups of far-east dwelling caucasian…

Gallery An amazing discovery of year old mummies in the Tarim basin of Western China occurred in the early But more amazing than the discovery itself was the astonishing fact that the mummies were blond haired and long nosed.

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