Roman marble bust of the Eros of Centocelle. Dated back to circa 120-180 CE. It was created as a copy basing on a Greek sculpture of the 4th century BCE. [564×564]

Roman marble bust of the Eros of Centocelle. Dated back to circa 120-180 CE. It was created as a copy basing on a Greek sculpture of the 4th century BCE. [564×564]

Roman comb made of animal bone. Object dated back to 4th century CE. It was found in ancient Sirmium current Sremska Mitrovica (northern Serbia). Currently located in Srem Museum in Sremska Mitrovica. [960×640]

Roman comb made of animal bone. Object dated back to 4th century CE. It was found in ancient Sirmium current Sremska Mitrovica (northern Serbia). Currently located in Srem Museum in Sremska Mitrovica. [960×640]

S&W 32 Double Action 4th Model. Lettered by S&W as having left the factory on February 5th 1883. Barrel shortened, pearl grips added and engraved after it left the factory.

S&W 32 Double Action 4th Model. Lettered by S&W as having left the factory on February 5th 1883. Barrel shortened, pearl grips added and engraved after it left the factory.

Ezana stone, 4th century, documents in 3 languages (Geez, Greek and Sabaean) the conversion of King Ezana of Aksumite to Christianity and his conquest of various neighboring areas, including Meroe [1998×3024]

Ezana stone, 4th century, documents in 3 languages (Geez, Greek and Sabaean) the conversion of King Ezana of Aksumite to Christianity and his conquest of various neighboring areas, including Meroe [1998×3024]

Gold body chain from the Hoxne Hoard, Roman Empire 4th or 5th century. Visible are an amethyst and four garnets; four other gems are missing, thought to have been pearls[2518×2828]

Gold body chain from the Hoxne Hoard, Roman Empire 4th or 5th century. Visible are an amethyst and four garnets; four other gems are missing, thought to have been pearls[2518×2828]

The Mir mine is an open pit diamond mine located in Mirny, Russia. The mine is 525 m deep (4th in the world) and has a diameter of 1,200 m. This picture’s perspective makes the surrounding town look miniature

The Mir mine is an open pit diamond mine located in Mirny, Russia. The mine is 525 m deep (4th in the world) and has a diameter of 1,200 m. This picture’s perspective makes the surrounding town look miniature

Celtic Gold ring featuring two symmetrical faces and rams heads. ‘Central European’ (exact place of discovery unknown), 4th century B.C. [1200×1190]

Celtic Gold ring featuring two symmetrical faces and rams heads. ‘Central European’ (exact place of discovery unknown), 4th century B.C. [1200×1190]

Face of a seated statue of Prince Rahotep, son of Sneferu, with strikingly realistic eyes made of inlaid quartzite encrusted with crystal. 4th Dynasty of Egypt c. 2600 BC [1024×839]

Face of a seated statue of Prince Rahotep, son of Sneferu, with strikingly realistic eyes made of inlaid quartzite encrusted with crystal. 4th Dynasty of Egypt c. 2600 BC [1024×839]

I took my nursing boards today and received my great-grandmother’s pin from 1918 as a gift. My grandmother and aunt are also nurses. I’m a 4th generation nurse now… over 100 years of patient-care in the making. Nurses I had helped me make the decision to become one ❤️

I took my nursing boards today and received my great-grandmother’s pin from 1918 as a gift. My grandmother and aunt are also nurses. I’m a 4th generation nurse now… over 100 years of patient-care in the making. Nurses I had… Continue Reading

Limestone statue of Hemiunu from his tomb. Beleived to have been the architect behind the Great (Khufu’s) Pyramid of Giza, the statue features an unusually realistic style not commonly seen during the time period. Egypt, 4th dynasty. ~2570 BC [1543×2725]

Limestone statue of Hemiunu from his tomb. Beleived to have been the architect behind the Great (Khufu’s) Pyramid of Giza, the statue features an unusually realistic style not commonly seen during the time period. Egypt, 4th dynasty. ~2570 BC [1543×2725]

The Forsbrook Jewel. 7th century Anglo-Saxon pendant with cloisonné garnet and blue glass edge and loop, set with solidus of the 4th century Roman Emperor Valentinian II (375 – 392 AD). The garnet border is in the form of a double-headed serpent. [750×867]

The Forsbrook Jewel. 7th century Anglo-Saxon pendant with cloisonné garnet and blue glass edge and loop, set with solidus of the 4th century Roman Emperor Valentinian II (375 – 392 AD). The garnet border is in the form of a… Continue Reading