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Rock Crystal Dice    1st-2nd Century AD    Roman Imperial Period    (Source: The British Museum)

Rock Crystal Dice 1st-2nd Century AD Roman Imperial Period (Source: The British Museum)

Lapis lazuli falcon inlay, made in Egypt, 1450-1185 BC: I appreciate Egyptian history because I studied it in collage.

Lapis lazuli falcon inlay, made in Egypt, 1450-1185 BC: I appreciate Egyptian history because I studied it in collage.

Roman bread from Pompeii, Italy. Pompeii was buried under a thick layer of volcanic ash by a catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. The site of the town was rediscovered in 1748, and subsequent excavations revealed buildings and artefacts in a remarkably well preserved state.

Roman bread from Pompeii, Italy. Pompeii was buried under a thick layer of volcanic ash by a catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. The site of the town was rediscovered in 1748, and subsequent excavations revealed buildings and artefacts in a remarkably well preserved state.

Herculaneum: Ornamental Head of a Woman: the bronze head in the shape of a jug, has no base & was purely decorative

Pompeii exhibition: a history of Pompeii and Herculaneum in 10 objects

Herculaneum: Ornamental Head of a Woman: the bronze head in the shape of a jug, has no base & was purely decorative

Upper part of a statue of Thutmose III    Period:  New Kingdom  Dynasty:      Dynasty 18  Date:  ca. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Upper part of a statue of Thutmose III Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Date: ca. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Oldest Jewelry Found in Morocco Cave. Tiny shells coated in red clay are the oldest known human ornamentation.  So far, 13 shells dated to 82,000 years ago have been found in the Grotte des Pigeons at Taforalt in eastern Morocco.

Oldest Jewelry Found in Morocco Cave. Tiny shells coated in red clay are the oldest known human ornamentation. So far, 13 shells dated to 82,000 years ago have been found in the Grotte des Pigeons at Taforalt in eastern Morocco.

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