Roman Bronze Bucket Handle
A Roman bronze bucket handle in the form of Medusa. Date unknown. Excavated from the theatre of Aosta, northern Italy. (Archaeological Museum, Aosta)
Roman Bronze Cooking Pot
A Roman bronze cooking pot, 1st century CE. (Archaeological Museum of Como, Italy)
Roman Bronze Pan
A Roman bronze cooking pan. 1st century BCE - 2nd century CE. (Archaeological Museum, Pavia, Italy)
Greek Bronze Shield
Bronze shield from Olympia, 6th century BCE. Olympia Archaeological Museum.
Bronze Coin of Byzantium
Bronze coin of Byzantium: Dolphin flanked by two tunny fish, 146-176 CE. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).
Roman Bronze Key
A Roman bronze key from the western cemetery of Aosta, northern Italy. Date unknown. (Archaeological Museum, Aosta)
Celtic Bronze Fastener
A Celtic bronze fastener, 7th century BCE. (Archaeological Museum of Como, Italy)
A dolmen is a megalithic structure typically formed from a large horizontal stone slab resting on two or more upright slabs. The oldest European examples are found in Brittany, northern France, and date to the 5th millennium BCE. Dolmens...
Ice Age Drawing of a Bison
Ice Age drawing of a bison, on limestone, about 13,000-14,000 years old. Found in Montastruc, France. Over, 100,000 years ago the first fully modern humans in southern Africa began to create works of art. These people then migrated to...
Mary Read, sometimes spelt Reade (b. c. 1690), was an infamous pirate during the Golden Age of Piracy (1690-1720) active in the Bahamas until her capture by the Jamaican authorities in 1720. As a crew member of the English pirate John Rackham...