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Ancient Cretan tetradrachma coin depicting the legendary Labyrinth (ΚΝΩΣΙΩΝ), home of the Minotaur. c. 300 BC

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Selection of Scarabs, First Intermediate Period (c.2150-2007 BC) to Late Period (664-337BC) Ancient Egyptian (faience, red & green jasper & ...

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Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo: Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, now held in the British Museum in London. by Malcolm Bott

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Silver Celtic Iceni unit. Britain, 1st century A.D. The Iceni were a British tribe inhabiting the area around Norfolk from the 1st century B.C. to approximately the end of the 1st century A.D. They started using coins as a means of payment at around 10 B.C. This particular coin has a stylized horse depicted on it. Other coins would have equally stylized versions of animals. Source: The Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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thought to be the oldest sundial in the world it is carved on a stone outside the tomb of Knoth in County Meath. The two holes in the center of the image probably held the gnomon (Object used to cast the shadow.)

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