A gold collar, 4th century BC. The ancient Scythians were a semi-nomadic people living in the nort
A gold collar, 4th century BC. The ancient Scythians were a semi-nomadic people living in the northern region of the Black Sea. This piece was discovered in Ukraine in 1971. It is made of 24 ct gold in a crescent shape consisting of three parts. It is thought that the upper part represents the Scythian daily life, the middle part represents the connection of the Scythians to nature, and the third part represents the Scythian belief and their mythology. Sumerian Babylonian Mesopotamian his
Folding commode from Ancient Egypt: its feet are in the form of lion's claws, and the god Bes is dep
Folding commode from Ancient Egypt: its feet are in the form of lion's claws, and the god Bes is depicted on the sides. The wooden bedside table is 16.2 cm high. Based on its style, the work, which is dated to the New Kingdom period, between 1550-1069 BC, is from Egypt and is exhibited in the Louvre Museum.
Scarab - the sacred insect of Egypt Symbol of the Sun God and symbols of immortality
Scarab - the sacred insect of Egypt Symbol of the Sun God and symbols of immortality In reality, the scarab is an insect that uses the excrement of farm animals for food. That is why it is called a scarab beetle. He rolls the balls and this action takes most of his time. It seems that watching him is not a pleasant occupation. The Egyptians noticed that the insect rolls balls only in a certain direction, namely from east to west. They saw a meaning there. They decided that the ball sy
An incredible mosaic was discovered in the Ancient Greek city of Zeugma, which is now in Turkey. It
What is surprising in this case is that it has been impressively preserved and looks beautiful and striking as if it was made in our time. The archaeological site came to the attention of the international archaeologist community in 2000 when it was threatened by flooding due to the construction of a dam in southern Turkey.
ETRUSCIC CIVILIZATION Pectoral Golden Breastplate B.C. 400 350 ROME MUSEUM ITALY This breastpl
ETRUSCIC CIVILIZATION Pectoral Golden Breastplate B.C. 400 350 ROME MUSEUM ITALY This breastplate and fibula were both found in the thorax area of the deceased's body. It consists of a single plate embroidered and embellished with an intricate decoration using a stapler called a pectoral repoussé work. Series motifs are subdivided into stripes delimiting a central emblem. Starting with the outgroup, we see: Triangles called Wolf Teeth, a grazing male mountain goat, a griffin, a chim