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Bronze basket vase with swinging handles, Period: Late Republican or Augustan  Date: 1st century B.C.  Medium: Bronze  Dimensions: width 27 cm (10 3/5 inches)

Bronze basket vase with swinging handles, Culture: Roman Period: Late Republican or Augustan Date: century B.

Underwater pharoic temples in Alexandria

Hoax: Shared as “Cleopatra’s Underwater Palace, Egypt”, this photo has in fact been taken at the Neptune Memorial Reef, in Florida, United States. This underwater mausoleum opened in some 2037 years after the end of Cleopatra’s reign.

Bronze hydria: kalpis (water jar). Period: Archaic or Early Classical. Date: early 5th century B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic.

Bronze Hydria: kalpis (water jar), Archaic or Early Classical, circa early century B.

Gold and carnelian boat-shaped earring  Period: Classical Date: 5th–4th century B.C. Culture: Greek Medium: Gold, carnelian

CAB Gold and carnelian boat-shaped earring Period: Classical Date: century B.

A load of Roman bread, carbonized at Pompeii. Based on the person looking at it, how big was it?

A museum employee looks at a carbonized loaf of bread at the "Life and death Pompeii and Herculaneum" exhibition

Roman bread stamp from Caerleon. The Romans knew several kinds of bread. Mostly these breads were made with sourdough. The bread could be made of wheat, spelt, barley, millet, rice even ground pulses. Ingredients-

This item comes from: Roman Legionary Museum (Item reference: A leaden bread-stamp, reading ‘Century of Quintinius Aquila’. Each century, of 80 men, baked its own bread, and sometimes marked it.

Medieval Cheese Forum

Roman Cheese Press of the Roman Period from Lower Halstow, Kent, England. From the collection of the British Museum, London, England. press cheese-presses-from-history

Toy cat Egypt New Kingdom Thebes

Cats were also represented in objects of everyday life in Ancient Egypt. Children played with toys in the shape of cats; an example is this wooden cat toy from Thebes, Egypt with moving jaws and bronze teeth. It dates from the New Kingdom period BC).

A byzantin commercial stamp commands people to "drink good wine." 6th to 8th century Bronze

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Commercial stamp inscribed “Drink Good Wine” in Greek, used to seal large casks of wine. Byzantine, century Stamps and seals indicating ownership or manufacture were very important during the.

Cosmetic Spoon in Shape of Dog | New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 | ca. 1550–1295 B.C. | Egypt | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York | Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.2520) #dogs

Egyptian dog shaped bone cosmetic spoon ~ New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 ~ B.

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