Historical artifacts

Explore a collection of intriguing historical artifacts from various eras. Learn about the stories behind these remarkable relics and get inspired to delve into the past.
Ancient Architecture, Archaeology, Ancient Ruins, Archaeological Site, Murcia Spain, Archaeological Finds, Archaeological Discoveries, Ancient Discoveries, Archeologist

Typically, when ancient archaeological sites get some form of development, it's a benefit. With development comes better controlled access and funds for excavation, preservation, and restoration. But it also means a lot more visitors. There's nothing more satisfying than arriving at an ancient treasure to find few, if any other visitors there. But with more and more people traveling each year, it's becoming harder and harder to find archaeological sites that aren't crowded with tourists. For…

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Jennie Denston
Sculptures, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Art, Prehistoric, Prehistoric Period, Mystery, Venus, Ancient Statues, Kunst

The lessons of the past aren’t just written in history books and brittle, yellowing scrolls—they’re also worked into the art and architecture we appreciate, whether it’s in our beloved museums, protected sites in the Great Outdoors, or splendidly photographed and posted on our favorite social network.

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Jane Colquhoun
Head Trophy, Peru. 400-200 Before Jesus Christ Marilyn Monroe, Crime, Ancient Egypt, Horror, Statue, Egypt, Wanderlust, Anglo Saxon, Art

The lessons of the past aren’t just written in history books and brittle, yellowing scrolls—they’re also worked into the art and architecture we appreciate, whether it’s in our beloved museums, protected sites in the Great Outdoors, or splendidly photographed and posted on our favorite social network.

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Gbkain
Roman, Ancient Persian, Ancient Art, Ancient Artefacts, Achaemenid, Ancient Jewelry, Ancient Persia, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Civilizations

The Oxus treasure is a collection of about 180 surviving pieces of metalwork in gold and silver, most relatively small, and around 200 coins, from the Achaemenid Persian period which were found by the Oxus river about 1877–1880. The exact place and date of the find remain unclear, but is often proposed as being near Kobadiyan. It is likely that many other pieces from the hoard were melted down for bullion; early reports suggest there were originally some 1500 coins, and mention types of…

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Adam Wyborny