The Hindsgavl Dagger. In the Neolithic period the flintworkers achieved very high technical standards. The magnificent dagger from Hindsgavl with its blade less than 1 cm thick is the finest example of the flintworkers’ outstanding skills at the end of the Stone Age. It was found around 1876 on tihe island Fænø in the Little Belt. The dagger type is called a ‘fishtail dagger’ because of the fishtail-formed hilt.

The Hindsgavl Dagger. In the Neolithic period the flintworkers achieved very high technical standards. The magnificent dagger from Hindsgavl with its blade less than 1 cm thick is the finest example of the flintworkers’ outstanding skills at the end of the Stone Age. It was found around 1876 on tihe island Fænø in the Little Belt. The dagger type is called a ‘fishtail dagger’ because of the fishtail-formed hilt.

Very Rare WWII Enigma Cipher Machine.  This highly important three-rotor Enigma deciphering machine was used by the Nazis during World War II. It is believed that acquisition of an Enigma, and the subsequent deciphering of the German codes by the Allies, shortened the war in Europe by at least two years. Examples of Enigma machines are exceptionally rare and almost all known models are in museums.

Very Rare WWII Enigma Cipher Machine. This highly important three-rotor Enigma deciphering machine was used by the Nazis during World War II. It is believed that acquisition of an Enigma, and the subsequent deciphering of the German codes by the Allies, shortened the war in Europe by at least two years. Examples of Enigma machines are exceptionally rare and almost all known models are in museums.

The 5,000-year-old Neolithic carvings of concentric circles, interlocking rings and hollowed cups were uncovered as part of a four-year English Heritage-funded initiative, in partnership with Northumberland and Durham County Councils

The 5,000-year-old Neolithic carvings of concentric circles, interlocking rings and hollowed cups were uncovered as part of a four-year English Heritage-funded initiative, in partnership with Northumberland and Durham County Councils

Egypt, tomb of queen Nefertari. It is one of the best preserved and most ornate of all known tombs. The walls are painted with the deities (from left to right) Serket, Isis, Khepri, Osiris (above entrance), Hathor and Horus. The tomb was discovered in 1904 by the Italian archaeologist Ernesto Schiaparelli. In 2003 the tomb was closed to the general public.

Egypt, tomb of queen Nefertari. It is one of the best preserved and most ornate of all known tombs. The walls are painted with the deities (from left to right) Serket, Isis, Khepri, Osiris (above entrance), Hathor and Horus. The tomb was discovered in 1904 by the Italian archaeologist Ernesto Schiaparelli. In 2003 the tomb was closed to the general public.

Ancient Alien Artifacts | Amazing Ancient Inventions – Part 2 — World Mysteries Blog

Ancient Alien Artifacts | Amazing Ancient Inventions – Part 2 — World Mysteries Blog

A rare pair of 'Road Rollers' have been unveiled at a British museum. The contraptions were popular with businessmen in Victorian times, who skated to work.

A rare pair of 'Road Rollers' have been unveiled at a British museum. The contraptions were popular with businessmen in Victorian times, who skated to work.

690 BCE. Describes the Assyrian king Sennacherib's siege of Jerusalem in 701 BC during the reign of king Hezekiah. (2 Kings 18 and 19) British Museum, Oriental Institute of Chicago, and the Israel Museum

690 BCE. Describes the Assyrian king Sennacherib's siege of Jerusalem in 701 BC during the reign of king Hezekiah. (2 Kings 18 and 19) British Museum, Oriental Institute of Chicago, and the Israel Museum

Viking’s Helmet from Gjermundbu mound burial. It is the only known example of a complete Viking helmet in existence.

Viking’s Helmet from Gjermundbu mound burial. It is the only known example of a complete Viking helmet in existence.

An Unwritten Book by Fiona Watson (wildgoosechase) nature, journal, scrapbook, art, shells, leaves, flowers,

An Unwritten Book by Fiona Watson (wildgoosechase) nature, journal, scrapbook, art, shells, leaves, flowers,

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