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

Tractors pack down a giant mound of corn at a feedlot near Imperial, Nebraska, before storm clouds roll in. – Photo by Randy Olson [OS][1900×1267]

Tractors pack down a giant mound of corn at a feedlot near Imperial, Nebraska, before storm clouds roll in. – Photo by Randy Olson [OS][1900×1267]

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]