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Detail from a relief. King Ramses II among the gods, the relief comes from the small temple built by King Ramses II at Abydos. In the relief Ramesses II is crowned by the goddess Nekhbet in the form of vulture. And Ramses II is introduced with the gods. 19th Dynasty, Abydos B 10, B 11, B 12, B 13, B 14. Louvre Museum

Andrej Shevchenko and his team at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden have analysed misshapen fragments of cheese from a Chinese mummy from the Early Bronze Age, making them the earliest known cheese yet to be discovered.

Ankh: The ankh-shaped, gold-sheathed mirror case was taken from the tomb of Tutankhamun in southern Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. The Ankh form, found in many ancient Egyptian tombs, is the Egyptian hieroglyphic character meaning “life.”

Chauvet Cave Paintings Gallery Discovered on December 18, 1994, it is considered one of the most significant prehistoric art sites. A study published in 2012 supports placing the art in the Aurignacian period, approximately 30,000–32,000 years ago.