Mel Tregonning
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A second-century-BC Chinese Western Han bronze, gold and silver mythical animal.

A second-century-BC Chinese Western Han bronze, gold and silver mythical animal.

A PAIR OF BRONZE BUDDHIST LIONS ON RECTANGULAR STANDS, China, Qing dynasty

A PAIR OF BRONZE BUDDHIST LIONS ON RECTANGULAR STANDS, China, Qing dynasty

Shame Mask by Mike A., via Flickr. Worn as punishment to shame a person convicted of a minor crime. From the Medieval Crime Museum in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany.

Shame Mask by Mike A., via Flickr. Worn as punishment to shame a person convicted of a minor crime. From the Medieval Crime Museum in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany.

The Sumerians are one the oldest civilizations known to man. The Sumerians believed they were created by the Annunaki, which was a group of E.T’s. The Sumerians believed the Annunaki came from the stars to planet earth to mine for gold. According to ancient myths, the Annunaki needed workers to mine for gold, so they genetically engineered and created the Americana (or humans).

The Sumerians are one the oldest civilizations known to man. The Sumerians believed they were created by the Annunaki, which was a group of E.T’s. The Sumerians believed the Annunaki came from the stars to planet earth to mine for gold. According to ancient myths, the Annunaki needed workers to mine for gold, so they genetically engineered and created the Americana (or humans).

Winged human-headed bull  Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of Sargon II (721-705 BC)  Khorsabad, ancient Dur Sharrukin, Assyria, Iraq  High relief and sculpture in the round; gypseous alabaster  Louvre Museum

Winged human-headed bull Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of Sargon II (721-705 BC) Khorsabad, ancient Dur Sharrukin, Assyria, Iraq High relief and sculpture in the round; gypseous alabaster Louvre Museum

Openwork plaque with a striding sphinx    Period:      Neo-Assyrian  Date:      ca. 9th–8th century B.C.  Geography:      Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)  Culture:      Assyrian  Medium:      Ivory

Openwork plaque with a striding sphinx Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Culture: Assyrian Medium: Ivory