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Chariot  Pazyryk Culture, 5th-4th century BC

omgthatartifact: “ Chariot Pazyryk Culture, century BC The Hermitage Museum ”

TRAVEL'IN GREECE I The Mask of Agamemnon is an artifact discovered at Mycenae in 1876 by Heinrich Schliemann. #travelingreece

The so-called death mask of Agamemnon - the king of Mycenae in Homer's Iliad. Gold funeral mask from Grave Circle A, Mycenae century BCE). The mask in fact predates Agamemnon by 400 years but nevertheless.

三星堆 (Sanxingdui) 20150315

Incredible artifacts from China's 三星堆. Some of these are 3500 years old! Is this not from the dominant Han civilization, but from a civilization that's lost in time.

Sanxingdui culture bronze head artifact, State of Shu (蜀), an ancient state in what is now Sichuan, China. Shu was based on the Chengdu Plain, in the western Sichuan basin. This independent Shu state was conquered by the state of Qin in 316 BC, but recent archaeological discoveries at Sanxingdui and Jinsha thought to be sites of Shu culture indicate the presence of a unique civilization in this region before the Qin conquest.

Sanxingdui culture bronze head artifact, State of Shu (蜀), an ancient state in…

In parallel to Shang dynasty, another bronze culture has existed. Sanxingdui (Chinese: 三星堆 "three stars mound") is the name of an archaeological site and the previously unknown Bronze Age culture, the site of a major ancient Chinese city in what is now Sichuan, China, dating from the 12th-11th centuries BCE. The archeologists are identifying it with the ancient kingdom of Shu, Shang Dynasty.

A bronze artifact from Sanxingdui Culture era ("three stars mound") unearthed from in Sichuan province, dating back to the BC BC.

The ancient bronze mask is 3600 years ago the manufacturing, now preserved in the National Museum. China unearthed in Sichuan province and the Guanghan Sanxingdui. We can see that the outstanding achievement of the ancient people in Chinese metallurgical casting technology.

The ancient bronze mask is 3600 years ago the manufacturing, now preserved in the National Museum. China unearthed in Sichuan province and the Guanghan Sanxingdui. We can see that the outstanding achievement of the ancient people in Chinese metallurgical casting technology.

13" Bronze and Silver Human Head-Mask - Sanxingdui culture artifact, State of Shu (蜀), an ancient state in what is now Sichuan, China. Shu was based on the Chengdu Plain, in the western Sichuan basin. This independent Shu state was conquered by the state of Qin in 316 BC, but recent archaeological discoveries at Sanxingdui and Jinsha thought to be sites of Shu culture indicate the presence of a unique civilization in this region before the Qin conquest.

Bronze and Silver Human Head-Mask - Sanxingdui culture artifact, State of…

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