The Löwenmensch of the Hohlenstein-Stadel [Germany, 35-40.000 BP]. Carved from mammoth ivory and belonging to the Upper Palaeolithic Aurignacian culture it is the oldest, undisputed piece of figurative art [1960×1113]

The Löwenmensch of the Hohlenstein-Stadel [Germany, 35-40.000 BP]. Carved from mammoth ivory and belonging to the Upper Palaeolithic Aurignacian culture it is the oldest, undisputed piece of figurative art [1960×1113]

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

Roman marble grave stele with carved portrait and 2 lions on the top. Object dated back to 2nd-4th century CE. It was found in ancient Sirmium, present-day Sremska Mitrovica, northern Serbia. [587×960]

Roman marble grave stele with carved portrait and 2 lions on the top. Object dated back to 2nd-4th century CE. It was found in ancient Sirmium, present-day Sremska Mitrovica, northern Serbia. [587×960]

“Tobacco Horn” Initially carved in Danzig Germany from the Late 17th Century, Decoration applied in Imperial Russia in 1762 [1920×1494]

“Tobacco Horn” Initially carved in Danzig Germany from the Late 17th Century, Decoration applied in Imperial Russia in 1762 [1920×1494]