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Lewis Chessmen Berserker: according to Old Norse literature, berserkers were notorious as fighting uncontrollably in a trance like state. Notice how our Berserker has bulging staring eyes and angrily bites his shield ready for action!

Rare fully intact Roman bronze gladiator helmet featuring the hero Hercules on the front and the defeated Nemeian Lion on the base of the comb. Before 1st C. AD. Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts.

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Jerry Vanderstelt Lord of the Rings Art

The King is behind Hamlet in this picture, which shows that he is the one controlling and overlooking Hamlet's actions.

The most ancient lineage in the world is the Ethiopian Royal Family. It is older than that of the Japanese and English royal family by 6000 years. Emperor Haile Sellasie traces his ancestry to King Solomon of Isreal and the black Queen of Sheba and beyond that to Kush/Nubia/Egypt 7000 BCE.

Bastet Cat Egypt Late Period, XXVI Dynasty, c. 664 - 525 B.C. Bronze with exceptional patina H 40 cm x W 87 cm x D 23 cm Provenance: Ex collection Jacob Koller.