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河島思朗 on Twitter: "2000年前からいたのか・・・。それいけ!
《黄金のマスク》
紀元前1~後1世紀頃、コロンビア
The Metropolitan Museum of Art https://t.co/kGVanhf15T"

河島思朗 on Twitter: "2000年前からいたのか・・・。それいけ! 《黄金のマスク》 紀元前1~後1世紀頃、コロンビア The Metropolitan Museum of Art https://t.co/kGVanhf15T"

jomon figure from prehistoric Japan...circa 12000 years old...thought to be a dogu, a type of talisman

jomon figure from prehistoric Japan...circa 12000 years old...thought to be a dogu, a type of talisman

Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex (BMAC) This idol in the form of a lock or handbag was likely carried to indicate that the bearer was of high office. This extraordinary example was found originally in several pieces. The idol is carved from grey chlorite and measures approximately 27 cm in width. One side bears two pairs of birds of prey, and the other side bears two tethered bulls facing each other.

Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex (BMAC) This idol in the form of a lock or handbag was likely carried to indicate that the bearer was of high office. This extraordinary example was found originally in several pieces. The idol is carved from grey chlorite and measures approximately 27 cm in width. One side bears two pairs of birds of prey, and the other side bears two tethered bulls facing each other.

African  Water vessel. A ceramic jar which is  worn by women on their backs to fetch water from wells and springs and then to store it in their homes.  Ouadhias culture. Great Kabylia, Algeria

African Water vessel. A ceramic jar which is worn by women on their backs to fetch water from wells and springs and then to store it in their homes. Ouadhias culture. Great Kabylia, Algeria

Japanese clay vessel made in Jyomon era (BC 145~3000)

Japanese clay vessel made in Jyomon era (BC 145~3000)

A statue of Gilgamesh overpowering a lion. It was found in Khorsabad  #Sumerian

A statue of Gilgamesh overpowering a lion. It was found in Khorsabad #Sumerian

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