An ornately carved oak bed that spent 15 years in the honeymoon suite of a hotel in Chester, in the United Kingdom, had a remarkable hidden history: Experts recently found that it is likely to be a long-lost royal marriage bed dating to the 15th century. [2238×1400]

An ornately carved oak bed that spent 15 years in the honeymoon suite of a hotel in Chester, in the United Kingdom, had a remarkable hidden history: Experts recently found that it is likely to be a long-lost royal marriage… Continue Reading

Clay tablet and envelope, Mesopotamia 15th BCE. This is a tablet written in Akkadian that records the outcome of a legal case regarding a dispute between two men who claimed to own the same piece of land.[1400×1050]

Clay tablet and envelope, Mesopotamia 15th BCE. This is a tablet written in Akkadian that records the outcome of a legal case regarding a dispute between two men who claimed to own the same piece of land.[1400×1050]

A section of wood and cane cut from the seat of a damaged deck chair recovered from the sea after the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15th, 1912 [OC] [2352×2792]

A section of wood and cane cut from the seat of a damaged deck chair recovered from the sea after the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15th, 1912 [OC] [2352×2792]

The Imperial Seal of the Nguyen dynasty of Vietnam, made on March 15th 1823, weighted 10.7 kilograms. It’s likely that the seal is now in the hands of emperor Bao Dai’s French widow – Monique Baudot [800×549]

The Imperial Seal of the Nguyen dynasty of Vietnam, made on March 15th 1823, weighted 10.7 kilograms. It’s likely that the seal is now in the hands of emperor Bao Dai’s French widow – Monique Baudot [800×549]

Box made from Black laquer decorated with gold, silver maki-e and scenes from the Kikujidō (The Chrysanthemum Boy). Japan, Muromachi period. 15th century. [4000×3000]

Box made from Black laquer decorated with gold, silver maki-e and scenes from the Kikujidō (The Chrysanthemum Boy). Japan, Muromachi period. 15th century. [4000×3000]

Page 56 of the Codex Borgia, showing a back to back Mictlantecuhtli (left) and Quetzalcoatl (right), late 15th or early 16th c., Mexico [1038×1093]

Page 56 of the Codex Borgia, showing a back to back Mictlantecuhtli (left) and Quetzalcoatl (right), late 15th or early 16th c., Mexico [1038×1093]