In the south of England, in the village of Stoke Gifford, the remains of a Roman villa were found. Among ruins was also discovered bronze lamp, which is dated to the 1st century CE. [615×433]

In the south of England, in the village of Stoke Gifford, the remains of a Roman villa were found. Among ruins was also discovered bronze lamp, which is dated to the 1st century CE. [615×433]

Parthian helmet, made in Iran or eastern Anatolia, 1st–3rd century AD This is a brass helmet in the form of a Kedaris (the headdress popular among the nomadic peoples of Anatolia), with elaborately chased patterning imitating the quilted fabric, and rosettes on the sides and peak [1280×1554]

Parthian helmet, made in Iran or eastern Anatolia, 1st–3rd century AD This is a brass helmet in the form of a Kedaris (the headdress popular among the nomadic peoples of Anatolia), with elaborately chased patterning imitating the quilted fabric, and… Continue Reading

“A large male mouflon sheep stares head-on at the camera of Dr. Steven C. Hess as he stands atop a‘a lava and among shrubs on Hawai‘i Island” in Hawaii, United States of America. Photographer: Steven C. Hess, United States Geological Survey (USGS) [1632 x 1224]

“A large male mouflon sheep stares head-on at the camera of Dr. Steven C. Hess as he stands atop a‘a lava and among shrubs on Hawai‘i Island” in Hawaii, United States of America. Photographer: Steven C. Hess, United States Geological… Continue Reading

Astronomical table clock made by Caspar Behaim for Emperor Ferdinand I. Its dials show among other things: the stars positions, the current day of the week, time for booth night and day and one that can be set to ring an alarm on a specific time. Germany, Augsburg. 1568 AD. [2920×3894]

Astronomical table clock made by Caspar Behaim for Emperor Ferdinand I. Its dials show among other things: the stars positions, the current day of the week, time for booth night and day and one that can be set to ring… Continue Reading