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“ rudjedet:
Depiction of the God Seth holding the Was-sceptre in the tomb of Thutmose III (KV34).

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The Hoxne ‘Empress’ Pepper Pot
300-400 AD
Romano-British
Height: 10.3 cm
Part of the Hoxne Hoard

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Terracotta Lantern
2nd -1st Century BC
Ptolemaic
(Source: The British Museum)
#history #ancient history #ancient egypt #egypt #egyptology #ptolemaic #ancient greek #art

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Ivory Fan Handle
New Kingdom
1550-1069 BC
Egypt
Height: 13.25 cm

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Marble grave stele of a little girl
Classical Greek (450-440 BC)
Height: 80 cm

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Haniwa figure of a Wild Boar
3rd-7th Centuries AD
Japan
Kofun Period

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Inlay Depicting “Horus of Gold” Late Period–Ptolemaic Period
4 Century BC
(Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

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18th Dynasty Kohl pot
Made from wood and ivory

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Leather Shoe
Found El-Sheikh Ibada
200-400 AD
Roman
Part of a black leather shoe with purple edging and a large purple rosette on the toe.
Source: British Museum

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Ankhesenamun/Ankhsenpaaten (c. 1348–after 1322 BC) was a queen of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt.

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tealovinggirl:
“ As promised, today’s topic is the Sanctuary of Asklpieos in Athens.

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Pair of Gold and Garnet earrings
4th-3rd Century BC
Etruscan
(Source: The British Museum)
#history #ancient history #etruscan #jewellery #jewelery #art #fashion

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Ivory Furniture Plaque
Iraq
900-801 BC
c.15 cm
Ivory plaque of a griffin that would have been used to decorate furniture.
Source: Fitzwilliam Museum

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Bes Amulet
Made in Egypt, found in Iran
Early 4th Century BC
Achaemenid Period
(Source: The British Museum)

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Terracotta figure of a woman
Hellenistic
250BC-200BC
Found in Greece
Height: 19.1 cm

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Necklace with the head of the Egyptian God Bes
6th-4th Century BC
Achaemenid Period

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Terracotta figure of a boy in Greek dress holding a theatrical mask. He may be an actor, or he may represent the learning of Greek literature and drama as part of a traditional education.

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Ostracon with a donkey’s head.
Limestone, 18th dynasty (New Kingdom), Egypt.
(Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

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Tomb Painting from the tomb of Nasonii
2nd-3rd Century AD
Roman
Image depicts Pluto dragging Proserpina away on his chariot.
(Source: The British Museum)

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Set of Etruscan Jewellery
Late Archaic Period
early 5th Century BC
(Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

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Model of a man fanning a fire to heat food
Found in Egypt
Middle Kingdom
(Source: The British Museum)

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Maya script, also known as Maya glyphs or Maya hieroglyphs, is the writing system of the Maya civilization of Mesoamerica, presently the only Mesoamerican writing system that has been substantially

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Bronze pan made by Boduogenus
Roman Britain, 2nd century AD
Found in Prickwillow, Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire (1838)

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Roman Hair Ornament
Made from Sapphire, Gold, Emerald and Pearl
3rd Century AD
Found in Tunisia
Source: British Museum

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Headband with Heads of Gazelles and a Stag Between Stars or Flowers Dynasty 15 (Second Intermediate Period)

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Scale armour for a man, leather.
Eurasian, ca. 6th century B.C.
(Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

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Smoking Pipe
Find Spot: Mound 8, Mound City, Ohio
200BC-300AD
Height: 5.8 cm
Hopewell Culture

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A hunter-gatherer or forager society is one in which most or all food is obtained from wild plants and animals, in contrast to agricultural societies which rely mainly on domesticated species.

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