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A 5,200-year-old bowl found in Iran’s Burnt City, the so-called animation vase, as you turn it, a goat is seen in process of leaping to snatch leaves from a tree.

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Inside the Panthéon, a Mausoleum in Paris - The inscription above the entrance reads AUX GRANDS HOMMES LA PATRIE RECONNAISSANTE ( "To great men, the grateful homeland"). By burying its great people in the Panthéon, the nation acknowledges the honour it received from them. As such, interment here is severely restricted and is allowed only by a parliamentary act for "National Heroes". Similar high honours exist in Les Invalides for historical military leaders such as Napoléon, Turenne and…

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World’s oldest animation, 5,200 years old

Leaping Goat - Worlds oldest animation from a 5,200 year-old bowl from Iran.

Two horned elam - JIROFT age 4-3000 years BC --- The vases were widespread from chlorite Syria (Mari) to Mesopotamia (Nippur and Ur), and Uzbekistan (Soch) and Arabian peninsula (island of Tarut). Had deposits in Lapis lazuli from Afghanistan today or in carnelian from India. However, some of these vessels were not products of Jiroft, but with chlorite fared locally: Jiroft was however being the largest center of production and perhaps existed elsewhere local artisans who imitated his style…