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]

ZETLAND, the oldest surviving lifeboat in the world; in service 1802-1864, currently preserved at the Zetland Lifeboat Museum in Redcar, England / Clinker-built, doubled-ended. [920×518]

ZETLAND, the oldest surviving lifeboat in the world; in service 1802-1864, currently preserved at the Zetland Lifeboat Museum in Redcar, England / Clinker-built, doubled-ended. [920×518]

Roman temple of Bacchus in Baalbek, also called Heliopolis, in northeastern Lebanon. Object dating to 2nd or early 3rd century CE. It is one of the best preserved and gratest Roman temple ruins in the world. [810×540]

Roman temple of Bacchus in Baalbek, also called Heliopolis, in northeastern Lebanon. Object dating to 2nd or early 3rd century CE. It is one of the best preserved and gratest Roman temple ruins in the world. [810×540]

The Völklingen Iron Works is a UNESCO Heritage Site because it is almost a perfectly preserved example of an early 20th century iron works. Iron works like these fed Germanys war production during the world wars. I visited on a Saturday 2 hours after open I was the only car in the lot (4032×3024)

The Völklingen Iron Works is a UNESCO Heritage Site because it is almost a perfectly preserved example of an early 20th century iron works. Iron works like these fed Germanys war production during the world wars. I visited on a… Continue Reading

well preserved Imperial roman infantry helmet with built in neck guard (the cheek guards are missing). It belonged to man called Julius Mansuetus and is decorated with motifs of mice and loaves of bread. found in the Balkans, ~250 A.D. [600×429]

well preserved Imperial roman infantry helmet with built in neck guard (the cheek guards are missing). It belonged to man called Julius Mansuetus and is decorated with motifs of mice and loaves of bread. found in the Balkans, ~250 A.D.… Continue Reading

Completely preserved medieval sword from the 14th century has been discovered at a peat bog near Hrubieszów in Poland. The finder donated the artefact to the local Museum. [1280×852]

Completely preserved medieval sword from the 14th century has been discovered at a peat bog near Hrubieszów in Poland. The finder donated the artefact to the local Museum. [1280×852]

A well preserved dog mummy from tomb KV50, believed to be one of the tombs used for the pets of pharaoh Amenhotep II. (Picture of the monkey mummy found in the same tomb in comments). Egypt, 18th dynasty. 1427 to 1397 BC. [1024×669]

A well preserved dog mummy from tomb KV50, believed to be one of the tombs used for the pets of pharaoh Amenhotep II. (Picture of the monkey mummy found in the same tomb in comments). Egypt, 18th dynasty. 1427 to… Continue Reading