A Collection of over 50 Photographs and Paintings of Ancient Menorahs The menorah is one of the oldest symbols in Judaism and has remained an enduring symbol of the Jewish people through the centuries. The first known menorah is believed to have been made for the Tabernacle and is mentioned in the Bible: Exodus 25:31-3
Ancient Tomb of Gold Worker Found Along Nile River
A 3,400-year-old tomb holding the remains of more than a dozen possibly mummified people has been discovered on Sai Island, along the Nile River.
Archaeology Goddess No. 52
This seated goddess is not based on any specific fertility figurine, but was inspired by plump, seated goddesses found in the neolithic settlement at Catal Huyuk, Anatolia. She is 5 inches high and is 3.8 inches at her widest point. Each figurine is individually hand made, imperfections are to be expected and no two sculptures are alike and can never be reproduced to the exact same effect. They are one of a kind and unique. I call these goddesses Archaeology Goddesses because they look like…
CultureLab: Ice-age art hints at birth of modern mind
Just saw this in the amazing British Museum Ice Age Art show - Apparently there is a school of thought that these carvings may have made by women for women... It's a compelling idea, but I wonder how they have deduced that through the mists of time?