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Bronze female figure Cretan Late Minoan I 1600-1450 BCE Metropolitan Museum

Plaque: Warrior and Attendants Nigeria , Court of Benin; culture of the Edo peoples. 16th -17th century. Brass

Viking History (Denmark). 'The Vikings were not just plunderers but successful traders, extraordinary mariners and insatiable explorers. Getting a feel for the Viking era is easy, whether visiting the ship-burial ground of Ladby, the Viking forts of Zealand, the longship workshops at Roskilde or the museums that seek to re-create the era with live re-enactments.'

A small section of the Achaemenid Palaces of Darius in Susa, Persia, constructed by Babylonian craftsmen when Babylon was part of the world's first true empire, during Persian Empire at Susa (480 BC)

Mold-Blown Glass Jug -- Roman, Julio-Claudian Period -- 1st Half, 1st Century CE -- Signed by Ennion -- Discovered on Cyprus -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Arched Harp (shoulder harp) ca.1390-1295 B.C Egypt

Beaker with archer and bull, ca. 10th–9th century B.C. Iron Age II. Western Iran. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Lady of Elx, an Iberian piece from the 4th century B.C. Probably the finest Iberian sculpture found to date.