The Queen of the Night also known as the Burney Relief is a high relief terracotta plaque of baked clay, measuring 19.4 inches 49.5 cm high, 14.5 inches 37 cm wide, with a thickness of 1.8 inches 4.8 cm depicting a naked winged woman flanked by owls and standing on the backs of two Lions [2848×4288]

The Queen of the Night also known as the Burney Relief is a high relief terracotta plaque of baked clay, measuring 19.4 inches 49.5 cm high, 14.5 inches 37 cm wide, with a thickness of 1.8 inches 4.8 cm depicting… Continue Reading

The Hindsgavl Dagger (Late Neolithic Dagger Period, ca. 1900-1700 BC, Denmark). 29,5 cm. long and barely 2 cm. thick, it is widely recognized as the most beautiful example of Neolithic flint knapping from Denmark. More pictures in comments [1491 x 2000]

The Hindsgavl Dagger (Late Neolithic Dagger Period, ca. 1900-1700 BC, Denmark). 29,5 cm. long and barely 2 cm. thick, it is widely recognized as the most beautiful example of Neolithic flint knapping from Denmark. More pictures in comments [1491 x… Continue Reading

The Tissø Ring (Denmark, 10th century AD), made from four braided strands of gold, it has a diameter of 30 cm. and weighting in at almost 2 kg it is the largest gold find from the Viking Period in Denmark [613 x 647]

The Tissø Ring (Denmark, 10th century AD), made from four braided strands of gold, it has a diameter of 30 cm. and weighting in at almost 2 kg it is the largest gold find from the Viking Period in Denmark… Continue Reading

Wheellock birding rifle (Tschinke: steel, fruitwood, staghorn, bovine horn, and mother-of-pearl. 106.5 cm, Caliber .34, 1,8 kg), Poland 1640–1660[3000×1098]

Wheellock birding rifle (Tschinke: steel, fruitwood, staghorn, bovine horn, and mother-of-pearl. 106.5 cm, Caliber .34, 1,8 kg), Poland 1640–1660[3000×1098]