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File:München — Staatliche Antikensammlungen — 2013-05-12 Mattes (1).JPG

File:München — Staatliche Antikensammlungen — 2013-05-12 Mattes (1).JPG

Capua 216-211 BC - Zeus (Satan) head and thunderbold on a coin

Capua Æ Quadrunx 670058 - Thunderbolt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

ancient african thunderbolt symbol - Google Search

ancient african thunderbolt symbol - Google Search

Tollund Man - Iron Age "bog person" preserved for over 2,300 years - housed at the Silkeborg Museum, Denmark

Tollund Man

Tollund Man - Iron Age "bog person" preserved for over years in the peat bogs of Tollund, Denmark. It is thought he was hanged as part of a ritual sacrifice, possibly to appease the fertility gods.

This may be one of the most ancient and unusual artistic representations of Palm Sunday: a fresco in a Nestorian church in China, dating from the Tang Dynasty (683-770 AD). The Nestorians were an early Christian sect. Condemned as heretical by the Council of Chacedon in 451 AD. Persecuted by Orthodox Christians, they migrated to Persia and China. This painting depicts a Palm Sunday procession in a seventh-century Nestorian Christian community in China, led by the priest.

This may be one of the most ancient and unusual artistic representations of…

Frightening Archaeological Finds: 15 Odd Human Remains -Three human skulls found in Gough’s Cave, Somerset, England were carefully worked into the shape of bowls, indicating that they were used to drink from. At 14,700 years old, these are the oldest skull cups ever discovered, and they were surrounded by other human remains that had been snapped to get to the marrow inside, suggesting cannibalism.

Three human skulls found in Gough’s Cave, Somerset, England were carefully worked into the shape of bowls, indicating that they were used to drink from. At years old, these are the oldest skull cups ever discovered

A PERSIAN JIROFT STONE WEIGHT, possibly early, carved in relief to one side  with two stylised con

Bid Live on Lot 201 in the A One Day Auction of Fine Oriental Works of Art Auction from John Nicholson's.

Pheidippides Runs First Marathon To Bring News Of Greek Victory Over Persia Tom Lovell (1909 – 1997)

On September 490 BCE, many historians say the Battle of Marathon ended with a decisive Greek victory over Persian forces.

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