Ancient History
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The picture is one of the wheels developed around 2700 BC in Mesopotamia.

One of the wheels developed around 2700 BCE in Mesopotamia. Evidence of wheeled vehicles appears from the millennium BCE, near-simultaneously in Mesopotamia, the Northern Caucasus (Maykop culture) and Central Europe.

Roman bronze fragment, Louvre.

Marcus Aurelius, Bronze, Louvre Fragment of a bronze portrait. Roman artwork, after 170 CE. (via amare-habeo)

Instructions of Shuruppak  dating back to 3,000 BC. This is one of the oldest known works of literature in human history

Summary account of silver for the governor written in Sumerian Cuneiform on a clay tablet. From Shuruppak, Iraq, circa 2500 BCE. The British Museum

Horus dressed in Roman military costume, Egypt, AD 50-300. At the British Museum.    How else do you win over a nation’s heart but to mold your ideology with their own?

Horus dressed in Roman military costume, Egypt, AD At the British Museum. How else do you win over a nation’s heart but to mold your ideology with their own?

ROMAN GOLD MEDICINE SPOON    Round bowl with finely embossed openwork handle. Slender, partially twisted handle with a small globular terminal. Rare in gold.    1st-2nd Century AD

ROMAN GOLD MEDICINE SPOON Round bowl with finely embossed openwork handle. Slender, partially twisted handle with a small globular terminal. Century AD (I have one close to this in silver from India for libations.

Throne, Roman, late 1st century A.D.

Throne, Roman, late century A.This object was not intended to have a practical function but rather was created for a ceremonial or symbolic purpose. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Currently not on view

Upis, Great Goddess of Lydia,  better known as Artemis Ephesia

Artemis statue in Selcuk Museum, Ephesus, Turkey. Her temple at Ephesus in Lydia was one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, with a colossal statue of the goddess some 40 feet high