Several statues of this type, made from nenfro, a kind of volcanic stone used extensively at Vulci, depict winged lions and sphinxes. These were set up to protect the entrances to subterranean chamber tombs covered by a tumulus (earthen mound)
King Tut's grandmother, the powerful and beautiful Queen Tiye, might have had an unattractive flat wart on her forehead, according to a mummy expert. The rumour of an ancient curse didn't stop this archaeologist from opening the tomb of King Tut.
This crouching bird of prey, usually identified as an eagle, is thought to represent Odin, the supreme god of war and battle in Nordic mythology. The design is an early example of the sort of animal motifs that become so important in Viking art.
Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory Etruscan quarter of century BCE Found near Monteleone di Spoleto in 1902 with scenes of Achilles Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York.
Even though the archaeological evidence speaks against that the famous golden mask of Agamemnon actually belonged to the famous king, it is one of the most famous findings of the ancient world// 100 años anterior a Agamenon , error historico!