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The Ishtar Gate or Lions Gate of Ancient Babylon, one of the best preserved ancient artifact in the world, at the Pergamon Museum, Berlin.


Astrolabe, dated A.H. 496 / A.D. 1102–1103. Islamic Culture, Iran. Brass. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Museo Galileo: Institute and Museum of the History of Science, Florence (1105) | This work is featured in the “Courts & Cosmos: The Great Age of the Seljuqs” exhibition, on view through July 24,2016. #CourtandCosmos #CosmicWonders


Statue head from the Old Kingdom: Dynasty 4-5, ca. 2639-2347 B.C


Queen Victoria's Wedding dress. The dress that started the trend of wearing white on your wedding day.

Bronze Oil-Lamp from Pompeii (79 AD) - Naples, Archaeological Museum - Lighting in Antiquity | Flickr - Photo Sharing!


Etruscan bronze liver shows the organ divided into the different sections for each god, which must all have had specific meanings for the augur.

The scribe Mitri, 2500 BC. Details, Egyptian Museum, Cairo - Egypt.


Huntsman (possibly Alexander the Great), Hellenistic statuette (bronze), 3rd-2nd century BC, (British Museum, London).