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Juin 2017 : Bâton percé gravé figurant une tête de biche, deux chevaux, trois serpents, trois cygnes et trois "diablotins". © RMN-GP/MAN / Tony Querrec

Juin 2017 : Bâton percé gravé figurant une tête de biche, deux chevaux, trois serpents, trois cygnes et trois "diablotins". © RMN-GP/MAN / Tony Querrec

Greek Helmet with death and burial motifs Bronze made in South Italy 400-375 BCE  Photographed at the Getty Villa in Malibu, California.

*GREECE ~ Greek Helmet with death and burial motifs Bronze made in South Italy BCE Photographed at the Getty Villa in Malibu, California.

Eastern Celtic helmet.

Celtic "La Tène" helmet, note the knots on the side, sometimes opening are found, which might have had 'organic' material attached (f.

Image 1. Bronze helmet of Apulian-Corinthian type.  Late Classical or Hellenistic, mid-4th–mid-3rd century BCE. Greek, South Italian These helmets represent South Italian adaptations of the Greek type known as Corinthian. The general shape is more open at the bottom, and the articulation of the face includes marked ridges above the eyes and at the "hairline." The example with the plume holder also has lightly traced ornament and the figure of a horse.

These helmets represent South Italian adaptations of the Greek type known as Corinthian. The general shape is more open at the bottom, and the articulation of the face includes marked ridges above the eyes and at the "hairline

Ice Age Art: The Arrival of the Modern Mind exhibition at British Museum. Perforated antler batons decorated with drawings, possibly symbols of power.

Ice age art: cavemen get crafty at the British Museum – in pictures

These spear throwers were amazing too. I guess you needed one of these to throw hard enough to pierce the hide of a giant Ice Age beast.

Plaquette représentant un bison (ou un ours) Paléolithique supérieur, Magdalénien, 16 000 – 13 000 BP ; grotte de Bédeilhac L. 12,5 cm, Ep. 1 cm Musée d'Archéologie Nationale, Saint-Germain-en-Laye © RMN-Grand Palais (musée d'Archéologie nationale) / Franck Raux

to year old plaque representing a bison or bear from the Upper Paleolithic, Magdalenian

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 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.

[Monnaies royales françaises. Louis XIII] - 1

[Monnaies royales françaises. Louis XIII] - 1

Engraved and perforated baton of the upper magdalenian found in the Cave of El Castillo.

An engraved and perforated baton of the Upper Magdalenian found in the Cave of El Castillo, Spain

Hunting Scene . Grotte de La Vache, (Alliat, Ariège), France Around 11,000 BC

Hunting Scene . Grotte de La Vache, (Alliat, Ariège), France Around 11,000 BC

Beauvais - Palais épiscopal - Dieu guerrier gaulois de Saint-Maur (Oise)

Celtic Art, Beauvais, Prehistory, Ancient History, Saint, Culture, Celtic, Warriors, Prehistoric

Septembre 2016 : Propulseur aux poissons, Paléolithique. © MAN / V. Gô

Septembre 2016 : Propulseur aux poissons, Paléolithique. © MAN / V. Gô

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