Obiectele Istoriei (III)

klpPGiT17th century assassins poison cabinet disguised as a book.

6JxCDIpModel of a roman kitchen, 1st century A.D.

DP115783Painting of a Hippopotamus, Upper Egypt, 1479-1425 B.C.

fig. 1Painting of a Hippopotamus, Upper Egypt, 1479-1425 B.C.

k2CrheaNeolithic spirit masks from Nahal Hemar, 7,000 B.C.

bGRFMiTThe portable desk that Thomas Jefferson used to write the Declaration of Independence. It features a hinged writing board and a locking drawer for papers, pens, and inkwell.

eY0qgpSGeorge Washingtons pistol that was given to him by Edward Braddock. On the side of the pistol is engraved ED and was only given to Washingon because he “misplaced” his pistol.

kEUUPBpX-ray of the Pompeii bronze Apollo archer, 100 B.C., showing structure and restoration work.

The_Patent_of_Mohammed“Achtiname of Muhammad”, treaty signed by the Islamic prophet Muhammad and the monks in the Saint Catherine’s Monastery ensuring the Christians safety. This is likely a copy of the real one made around 1517 and it is located in Saint Catherine’s Monastery, Egypt.

5DjhgAETutankhamun’s board game: Senet. 1333 BC, Egypt.

BxRd0OiComplete view of the wreck of RMS Titanic. Sunk in 1912.

jZM3Dx2Terracotta Army of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. 210–209 BC.

nmy14QvOne of the oldest known doors on earth. Found in Switzerland, dates the wood to 3 063 B.C.

v6HKWKjGlass perfume vessels in the shape of birds (probably 1st century B.C).

xkOowm5Codex Argenteus, Gothic translation of the bible, 6th century A.D.

5OFZWOSRoman dodecahedrons, unknown use, 2nd-3rd centuries A.D.

qZog1MzIvory throne of Tsar Ivan IV, 16th century, Russia.

FfjKheaHitler’s blood transfusion set, kept aboard his official yacht, the Grille.

ICYuFSmZodiac of Dendera, an Egyptian map of the sky in 50 B.C.

NOkEjmYFish tank of Edourad Lievre, ~1850.

RTYsSabThe gold ring designed for the coronation of Charles IX (Karl IX) of Sweden, 16th century.

11353864116_a2f69d837a_oWebley .455 Mark 6 revolver belonging to J.R.R. Tolkien, First World War, 1916-1918.



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