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10: HROLF 'KRAKI' - Fated and Feted Warrior King - Origins of the Saga

Danelaw Years - 10: Hrolf 'Kraki', Fated and Feted Warrior King - Origins of the Saga

Toy buffalo on wheels. Terracotta, Magna Graecia, Archaic Age.

Toy buffalo on wheels, terracotta, Magna Graecia, Archaic Age, circa century BCE

House of the Faun, the fauces, the entrance passageway or vestibule leading to the atrium, decorated in First Pompeian Style, Pompeii (Photo taken by Carole Raddato) -- Ancient History Et Cetera

Roman frescoes on show in Toulouse (France)

Roman frescoes on show in Toulouse (France) – Ancient History et cetera

A soldier and a Mari dignitary who carries the standard of Mari. Detail of a victory parade, from the Ishtar temple, Mari, Syria. 2400 BCE Schist panel inlaid with mother of pearl plaques. Louvre Museum

A soldier and a Mari dignitary who carries the standard of Mari. Detail of a victory parade, from the Ishtar temple, Mari, Syria. 2400 BCE Schist panel inlaid with mother of pearl plaques.

https://flic.kr/p/odXMVD | The Alexander Sarcophagus | The Alexander Sarcophagus, c. 312 B.C.E., Pentelic marble and polychromy, found in Sidon, 195 x 318 x 167 cm (İstanbul Archaeological Museums)  Learn More on Smarthistory

The Alexander Sarcophagus, c. 312 B., Pentelic marble and polychromy, found in Sidon, 195 x 318 x 167 cm (İstanbul Archaeological Museums) Learn More on Smarthistory

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The Olmecs are a mysterious culture considered by many as the Mother Civilization of Mesoamerica. Archaeological sources believe their civilization began around 1250 BC.

vikingclasps, I rather like this one too

Original had inset garnets, red enamel is featured in our brooch.

The tomb of an Iron Age Celtic prince has been unearthed in a small French town.  The 'exceptional' grave, crammed with Greek and possibly Etruscan artefacts, was discovered in a business zone on the outskirts of Lavau in France's Champagne region.  The prince is buried with his chariot at the centre of a huge mound, 130 feet (40 metres) across, which has been dated to the 5th Century BC.

Huge tomb of Celtic prince unearthed in France

Huge tomb of Celtic prince unearthed in France: 'Exceptional' burial chamber reveals stunning treasures (Daily Mail 06 March

Late Bronze Age gold ‘dress fastener’ from Clones, Co. Monaghan, it dates from c. 900-700 BC

(Ireland, BCE) Late Bronze Age Gold 'dress fastener' from Clones, Co. Monaghan, Ireland, ca.

ROMANESQUE SCULPTOR, French. Relief. before 1118. Stone. Musée des Augustins, Toulouse. http://www.wga.hu

ROMANESQUE SCULPTOR, French. Relief. before 1118. Stone. Musée des Augustins, Toulouse. http://www.wga.hu

Queen Hatshepsut's mortuary temple,niel's west bank,  #luxor #egypt ... The temple is totaly carved into the hill in the back!

Queen Hatshepsut's Mortuary Temple, which is totally carved into the hill in the back at the Nil river west bank in Luxor, Egypt.

The Tomb of Darius the Great (c 521-486 BC), north of the ancient Persian capital city of Persepolis, in the Fars province of modern Iran.  by kamshots

The Tomb of Darius the Great (c BC), north of the ancient Persian capital city of Persepolis, in the Fars province of modern Iran. by kamshots - Tumba de Darío el Grande - Irán

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