Library hidden in a cave... a unique repository of ancient manuscripts known as The Library Cave. A hidden cache of 50,000 books and rolls dating from c. 500 to 1002 that were deemed heretical and hidden in the cave in the early 11th century.

Library hidden in a cave... a unique repository of ancient manuscripts known as The Library Cave. A hidden cache of 50,000 books and rolls dating from c. 500 to 1002 that were deemed heretical and hidden in the cave in the early 11th century.

Marie Antoinette wig She also had one with a ship atop waves of curls.

Marie Antoinette in the Round: Sculpture

Marie Antoinette wig She also had one with a ship atop waves of curls.

Letter sent to Pope Clement VII by Henry VIII (and the 81 noblemen whose seals are affixed) to dissolve his marriage to Katherine of Aragon, 1530

Revealed: Signed by 81 noblemen, the threatening letter sent to a Pope 'asking' him to annul Henry VIII's first marriage

Letter sent to Pope Clement VII by Henry VIII (and the 81 noblemen whose seals are affixed) to dissolve his marriage to Katherine of Aragon, 1530

This wooden clarinet salvaged from the wreckage of the Titanic, is among some of the artifacts recovered from Titanic.

This wooden clarinet salvaged from the wreckage of the Titanic, is among some of the artifacts recovered from Titanic.

Giant Stone Balls - Workmen hacking their way through the dense jungle of Costa Rica to clear an area for banana plantations in the 1930s stumbled upon some incredible objects: dozens of stone balls, many of which were perfectly spherical. They varied in size from as small as a tennis ball to an astonishing 8 feet in diameter and weighing 16 tons! Clearly man-made, it is unknown who made them, for what purpose and, most puzzling, how they achieved such spherical precision.

Wow! Check Out These Odd Ancient Artifacts

Giant Stone Balls - Workmen hacking their way through the dense jungle of Costa Rica to clear an area for banana plantations in the 1930s stumbled upon some incredible objects: dozens of stone balls, many of which were perfectly spherical. They varied in size from as small as a tennis ball to an astonishing 8 feet in diameter and weighing 16 tons! Clearly man-made, it is unknown who made them, for what purpose and, most puzzling, how they achieved such spherical precision.

Book and manuscript display cases, modern style with ancient surroundings and content. Ruhr Museum Essen HG Merz Kohlenwäsche

Book and manuscript display cases, modern style with ancient surroundings and content. Ruhr Museum Essen HG Merz Kohlenwäsche

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