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Foreign drinking bowls. In the Egtved Girl’s coffin a bark bucket containing an alcoholic drink sweetened by honey was found. Beer has now been produced with this recipe. Bronze age, special brew, Denmark.

Foreign drinking bowls. In the Egtved Girl’s coffin a bark bucket containing an alcoholic drink sweetened by honey was found. Beer has now been produced with this recipe. Bronze age, special brew, Denmark.

Have you been to the art museum Listasavnið [Faroe Islands]?  George, @exil_et_royaume ,  reccomends a trip to the art museum on days best spent indoors: "[ [...] One of my favourite discoveries was the paintings of Edward Fuglø. This is a painting from 2006 called "Colony". ]" - Bonus info: more of Edward's work can be seen on his webpage: http://www.edwardfuglo.com/ - The opening hours for the Art Museum are:  Tuesday-Sunday from 1 pm - 4 pm (September 1st - April 30th). - Photo by…

Have you been to the art museum Listasavnið [Faroe Islands]? George, @exil_et_royaume , reccomends a trip to the art museum on days best spent indoors: "[ [...] One of my favourite discoveries was the paintings of Edward Fuglø. This is a painting from 2006 called "Colony". ]" - Bonus info: more of Edward's work can be seen on his webpage: http://www.edwardfuglo.com/ - The opening hours for the Art Museum are: Tuesday-Sunday from 1 pm - 4 pm (September 1st - April 30th). - Photo by…

Vester Vamdrup, "Guldhoj", ca. 1380 v. Chr.  Ein sensationeller Fund aus dem Nasskern eines dänischen Grabhügels, vor über hundert Jahren geborgen:

Vester Vamdrup, "Guldhoj", ca. 1380 v. Chr. Ein sensationeller Fund aus dem Nasskern eines dänischen Grabhügels, vor über hundert Jahren geborgen:

17th century German oak dome-top chest with ornate forged ironwork, dated in the iron "Anno 1691".  30 X 42 X 22"

17th century German oak dome-top chest with ornate forged ironwork, dated in the iron "Anno 1691". 30 X 42 X 22"

Back to Bronze Age (2200 - 700 BC)             Title:  Early bronze-age ceramic beaker

Back to Bronze Age (2200 - 700 BC) Title: Early bronze-age ceramic beaker

We enjoy quite a few unprecedented technologies today, but much more of the stuff that we use has been around for ages. Ancient humans may not have been able to text or upload selfies, but they enjoyed everyday objects like flushable toilets, chewing gum and nice purses just like we do.

We enjoy quite a few unprecedented technologies today, but much more of the stuff that we use has been around for ages. Ancient humans may not have been able to text or upload selfies, but they enjoyed everyday objects like flushable toilets, chewing gum and nice purses just like we do.

“Hundred Boys” Jar, 1522-1566, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing period. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. Gift of Mrs. Herbert Nadai and Thomas Beal Jr. in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Beal, 1982. E81696 © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

“Hundred Boys” Jar, 1522-1566, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing period. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. Gift of Mrs. Herbert Nadai and Thomas Beal Jr. in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Beal, 1982. E81696 © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

Double Key Date: 15th–16th century Culture: European Medium: Iron Dimensions: Overall (closed): 1 3/16 x 3 3/8 x 13/16 in. (3 x 8.5 x 2.1 cm) Overall (fully extended): 5 1/4 x 1 3/16 x 13/16 in. (13.3 x 3 x 2.1 cm)

Double Key Date: 15th–16th century Culture: European Medium: Iron Dimensions: Overall (closed): 1 3/16 x 3 3/8 x 13/16 in. (3 x 8.5 x 2.1 cm) Overall (fully extended): 5 1/4 x 1 3/16 x 13/16 in. (13.3 x 3 x 2.1 cm)

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