The Skallerup Wagon Cauldron (Denmark, 1300-1100 BC) – A cauldron on wheels made from bronze probably in Central Europe. The Cauldron was found in a burial mound together with a sword, an armring, a razor and textiles. The wagon was used as an urn for a prominent figure [1490 x 1480]

The Skallerup Wagon Cauldron (Denmark, 1300-1100 BC) – A cauldron on wheels made from bronze probably in Central Europe. The Cauldron was found in a burial mound together with a sword, an armring, a razor and textiles. The wagon was… Continue Reading

Daguerreotype view of the partially destroyed ancient Native American mound known as “Big Mound” in St. Louis, Missouri, c. 1854. It was built by the Mississippian culture between 1000-1400 AD and its last remnants were leveled by a railroad company in 1869. [5224×4110]

Daguerreotype view of the partially destroyed ancient Native American mound known as “Big Mound” in St. Louis, Missouri, c. 1854. It was built by the Mississippian culture between 1000-1400 AD and its last remnants were leveled by a railroad company… Continue Reading

An incredible haul of 2,800-year-old gold jewellery has been unearthed by archaeologists in Kazakhstan. Some 3,000 golden and precious items were found in a burial mound in the remote Tarbagatai mountains. (source in comment) [964×643]

An incredible haul of 2,800-year-old gold jewellery has been unearthed by archaeologists in Kazakhstan. Some 3,000 golden and precious items were found in a burial mound in the remote Tarbagatai mountains. (source in comment) [964×643]