Eastern hacksilver from the Achaemenid Levant, including jewelry and Greek coins, 425-420 BCE. These formed a part of Achaemenid coinage[800×490]

Eastern hacksilver from the Achaemenid Levant, including jewelry and Greek coins, 425-420 BCE. These formed a part of Achaemenid coinage[800×490]

Decorated human skulls dated to 9,500 years ago found at the Neolithic site of Tell Aswad, near Damascus. The inhabitants of Tell Aswad invented the brick by modelling earth clods with beds of reeds, which they then formed into raw bricks and eventually dried in later stages. [1200×750]

Decorated human skulls dated to 9,500 years ago found at the Neolithic site of Tell Aswad, near Damascus. The inhabitants of Tell Aswad invented the brick by modelling earth clods with beds of reeds, which they then formed into raw… Continue Reading

Large pipe elbows for the Army are formed at Tube Turns, Inc., by heating lengths of pipe with gas flames and forcing them around a die, Louisville, Ky. 1941 by Alfred Palmer [2048×1600] (/r/HI_Res link in comments)

Large pipe elbows for the Army are formed at Tube Turns, Inc., by heating lengths of pipe with gas flames and forcing them around a die, Louisville, Ky. 1941 by Alfred Palmer [2048×1600] (/r/HI_Res link in comments)

Transition – A rare rain event in the desert formed mud patties along the depressions amid the sand dunes. Death Valley National Park. [3525 x 2350]

Transition – A rare rain event in the desert formed mud patties along the depressions amid the sand dunes. Death Valley National Park. [3525 x 2350]

Writing board, which based on the awkwardly formed hieroglyphs and their uneven spacing was used by an apprentice scribe for training purposes. Egypt, 11th dynasty. ~2030 B.C. [2935×3722]

Writing board, which based on the awkwardly formed hieroglyphs and their uneven spacing was used by an apprentice scribe for training purposes. Egypt, 11th dynasty. ~2030 B.C. [2935×3722]