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

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

Collection of historical artifacts

Collection of historical artifacts

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...

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...

Underwater ancient city Qiandao (Thousand Island ) lake ,  China.

Underwater ancient city Qiandao (Thousand Island ) lake , China.

ancient bibical holy coins: widow's mite, herod the great, pontius pilate, caesar augustus, etc.

ancient bibical holy coins: widow's mite, herod the great, pontius pilate, caesar augustus, etc.

Sumerian Cloisonné Ring, Iraq, ca. 3000 BCE. (Louvre Paris Reunion des Musees National/Art Resource, New York/Photograph by Zeva Oelbaum). Possibly a wedding ring. *Cloisonné is an ancient technique for decorating metalwork objects, in recent centuries using porcelain enamel, and in older periods also inlays of cut gemstones, glass and other materials.

Sumerian Cloisonné Ring, Iraq, ca. 3000 BCE. (Louvre Paris Reunion des Musees National/Art Resource, New York/Photograph by Zeva Oelbaum). Possibly a wedding ring. *Cloisonné is an ancient technique for decorating metalwork objects, in recent centuries using porcelain enamel, and in older periods also inlays of cut gemstones, glass and other materials.

Egyptian Artifacts, King Tutankhamun, Ancient Sword

Egyptian Artifacts, King Tutankhamun, Ancient Sword

CHOICE CELTIC CHARIOT ORNAMENT, c. 1st -3rd century AD. Large bronze decorative ornament of classical Celtic style.

CHOICE CELTIC CHARIOT ORNAMENT, c. 1st -3rd century AD. Large bronze decorative ornament of classical Celtic style.

Ancient Greek diadem found in Ukraine ca 450 BC

Ancient Greek diadem found in Ukraine ca 450 BC

A rare Egyptian Blue Cylinder Seal, Mittonian ca 1500 - 1300 BC | Sands of Time Ancient Art

A rare Mittanian Cylinder Seal of Egyptian Blue, ca 1500 - 1300 BC

A rare Egyptian Blue Cylinder Seal, Mittonian ca 1500 - 1300 BC | Sands of Time Ancient Art

Ancient Roman silver orange intaglio ring depicting the goddess Fortuna, dating to around 150 AD.

Ancient Roman silver orange intaglio ring depicting the goddess Fortuna, dating to around 150 AD.

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

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

Ancient Egyptian jewel The cobras of protection on each side wearing the crown of Upper Egypt; the lotus & suns on bottom edge represent immortality; the lapis lazuli representative of the sky & stars; the turquoise is for long life; the carnelian for protection. The shen is for immortality & protection; the crook represents power. The square is the earth & the 3 bars are for the cycle of birth, death & rebirth.The scarab sits atop the mountain or afterlife. ~ETS #ancientegypt #jewelry…

Egypt - Land of the Gods and Pyramids

Ancient Egyptian jewel The cobras of protection on each side wearing the crown of Upper Egypt; the lotus & suns on bottom edge represent immortality; the lapis lazuli representative of the sky & stars; the turquoise is for long life; the carnelian for protection. The shen is for immortality & protection; the crook represents power. The square is the earth & the 3 bars are for the cycle of birth, death & rebirth.The scarab sits atop the mountain or afterlife. ~ETS #ancientegypt #jewelry…

Ancient Celtic Gold Coin, both sides, 1st Century BC

Ancient Celtic Gold Coin, both sides, 1st Century BC

Queen Nefertari of ancient Egypt used this ebony and ivory box for her unguent, a perfumed, viscous substance made for external use. It is made of hippopotamus ivory and rosewood. (ca. 1295-1186 BC)

Queen Nefertari of ancient Egypt used this ebony and ivory box for her unguent, a perfumed, viscous substance made for external use. It is made of hippopotamus ivory and rosewood. (ca. 1295-1186 BC)

Awesome Photos Of The Discovery Of Tutankhamun's Tomb Have Been Brought To Life In Colour

Awesome Photos Of The Discovery Of Tutankhamun's Tomb Have Been Brought To Life In Colour