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Marble head of a Gaul  AD 200  Roman (After a Hellenistic Greek c.210-180 BC)  (Source: The British Museum)

Marble head of a Gaul AD 200 Roman (After a Hellenistic Greek c.210-180 BC) (Source: The British Museum)

In 1922 Mary Catherine Campbell (as Miss Columbus) wins the Miss America title at Atlantic City, with Hudson Maxim as Neptune

Stunning pageant photographs show the first ever Miss Americas and bathing beauties from the 1920s

In 1922 Mary Catherine Campbell (as Miss Columbus) wins the Miss America title at Atlantic City, with Hudson Maxim as Neptune

The head of Queen Tiye, wife of Amenophis III and mother of Akhenaten. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty c.1403-1365BC. Material Size: Ebony, gesso & gold. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Berlin . Location: 47.

The head of Queen Tiye, wife of Amenophis III and mother of Akhenaten. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty c.1403-1365BC. Material Size: Ebony, gesso & gold. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Berlin . Location: 47.

Martha Washington’s mourning jewelry. On the death of George Washington in 1799 she had a snippet of his hair put in this locket. When she died a snippet of her hair was added. Mourning jewelry was a...

Martha Washington’s mourning jewelry. On the death of George Washington in 1799 she had a snippet of his hair put in this locket. When she died a snippet of her hair was added. Mourning jewelry was a...

Jeanne Calment - The oldest person ever recorded, lived 122 years and 164 days. Holy moly!

Jeanne Calment - The oldest person ever recorded, lived 122 years and 164 days. Holy moly!

"The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon." -George Washington ~Happy Presidents Day ~Favorite Presidential Quotes

"The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon." -George Washington ~Happy Presidents Day ~Favorite Presidential Quotes

: Romano-British pendant It is a particularly rare find for Norfolk, and indeed Britain, in its depiction of a phallus made in richly coloured gold, and is in good condition. Its special significance lies in the symbolism of the object and what is tells us about life in Roman times and people’s belief systems. Phallic amulets were commonly worn in Roman times both as a symbol of sexuality, and to promote fertility.

: Romano-British pendant It is a particularly rare find for Norfolk, and indeed Britain, in its depiction of a phallus made in richly coloured gold, and is in good condition. Its special significance lies in the symbolism of the object and what is tells us about life in Roman times and people’s belief systems. Phallic amulets were commonly worn in Roman times both as a symbol of sexuality, and to promote fertility.

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