Varna gold treasure from Bulgaria, considered the oldest processed gold in the world dating back to the time of the Chalcolithic (Aeneolithic, Copper Age) Varna Culture, usually dated to 4400-4100 BC. [1024 x 769]

Varna gold treasure from Bulgaria, considered the oldest processed gold in the world dating back to the time of the Chalcolithic (Aeneolithic, Copper Age) Varna Culture, usually dated to 4400-4100 BC. [1024 x 769]

One of the original Gudi (Lit, “Bone Flute”). A group of flute like instruments found in a Neolithic tomb in Jiahu and represents the oldest musical instruments found in the region. Peiligang culture, modern day China. ~6000 BC. [7952×5304]

One of the original Gudi (Lit, “Bone Flute”). A group of flute like instruments found in a Neolithic tomb in Jiahu and represents the oldest musical instruments found in the region. Peiligang culture, modern day China. ~6000 BC. [7952×5304]

Large burial mantle (1.66 × 2.7 m) made from alpaca wool woven on cotton warps. It’s design primarily consists of motifs of stylized composite animals. Paracas culture, modern day Peru. 200 BC to 200 AD. [2100×1285]

Large burial mantle (1.66 × 2.7 m) made from alpaca wool woven on cotton warps. It’s design primarily consists of motifs of stylized composite animals. Paracas culture, modern day Peru. 200 BC to 200 AD. [2100×1285]

The Skarpsalling Pot (Funnel Beaker Culture, ca. 3200 BC, Denmark) decorated in the distinct Troldebjerg Style, it is one of the best and finest examples of not just Danish Early Neolithic pottery but Neolithic pottery in general. More pictures in comments [2969 x 1980]

The Skarpsalling Pot (Funnel Beaker Culture, ca. 3200 BC, Denmark) decorated in the distinct Troldebjerg Style, it is one of the best and finest examples of not just Danish Early Neolithic pottery but Neolithic pottery in general. More pictures in… Continue Reading

The Alaca Höyük iron Dagger. Made from Meteoric iron with a golden hilt/guard, its one of the oldest of it’s kind ever discovered. Hattian culture, Modern day turkey. Around 2500 BC. [1000×299]

The Alaca Höyük iron Dagger. Made from Meteoric iron with a golden hilt/guard, its one of the oldest of it’s kind ever discovered. Hattian culture, Modern day turkey. Around 2500 BC. [1000×299]

On the left, Mycenaean bronze sword found at Dumbrăvioara, Mureş County, Romania. On the bottom right, Wietenberg culture (2200–1600/1500 BCE) battle axes found at Valea Chioarului, Maramureş County, Romania. The image also includes pottery (top left) and fibulae (top middle)[3488×2616]

On the left, Mycenaean bronze sword found at Dumbrăvioara, Mureş County, Romania. On the bottom right, Wietenberg culture (2200–1600/1500 BCE) battle axes found at Valea Chioarului, Maramureş County, Romania. The image also includes pottery (top left) and fibulae (top middle)[3488×2616]

6500 years old human footprint, found on a floor of a Neolithic house at remains of prehistoric settlement of Vinča culture in Iđoš – Banat region, northern Serbia. Collection of Museum in Kikinda [854×650]

6500 years old human footprint, found on a floor of a Neolithic house at remains of prehistoric settlement of Vinča culture in Iđoš – Banat region, northern Serbia. Collection of Museum in Kikinda [854×650]