Board and pieces for the game of Hounds and Jackals, made of ivory. Ancient Egypt, 13th dynasty (ca. 1803-1649 BC). Other sets for this game have been found all across Egypt and Mesopotamia. [1353×1296]

Board and pieces for the game of Hounds and Jackals, made of ivory. Ancient Egypt, 13th dynasty (ca. 1803-1649 BC). Other sets for this game have been found all across Egypt and Mesopotamia. [1353×1296]

In southwest Wales, in the Pembrokeshire, fragments of a Celtic chariot were discovered in the field. On the photo one of 35 decorative pieces of metal preserved. [615×352]

In southwest Wales, in the Pembrokeshire, fragments of a Celtic chariot were discovered in the field. On the photo one of 35 decorative pieces of metal preserved. [615×352]

Wodden box that’s believed to have once housed game pieces. It’s decorated with painted roundels featuring motifs of booth real life and mythological animals. Made in modern day Germany (Upper Reine region) ~1300 AD. [1955×1352]

Wodden box that’s believed to have once housed game pieces. It’s decorated with painted roundels featuring motifs of booth real life and mythological animals. Made in modern day Germany (Upper Reine region) ~1300 AD. [1955×1352]

My wife (@ale_fragoso) found her passion for fine art photography last year and has been creating some amazing pieces. It warms my heart to see her so happy and focused on getting better every day. Enjoy! 😊

My wife (@ale_fragoso) found her passion for fine art photography last year and has been creating some amazing pieces. It warms my heart to see her so happy and focused on getting better every day. Enjoy! 😊

Pieces of red terra sigillata which were used to treat a broad range of illnesses and ailments, from poisoning to skin diseases, European, c. 1400-1800. [4696×3520]

Pieces of red terra sigillata which were used to treat a broad range of illnesses and ailments, from poisoning to skin diseases, European, c. 1400-1800. [4696×3520]

Part of the Sekhemkhet treasure. Considered the oldest pieces of gold jewelry ever found in the region, they were discovered in a hidden chamber in the pyramid of the pharaoh of the same name. (B&W picture of the Full treasure in comments). Egypt, 3rd dynasty. 2648 to 2640 BC. [400×325]

Part of the Sekhemkhet treasure. Considered the oldest pieces of gold jewelry ever found in the region, they were discovered in a hidden chamber in the pyramid of the pharaoh of the same name. (B&W picture of the Full treasure… Continue Reading