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Samples of silver from Greek coins.                    
The coins were analysed to determine                   
the geographic origin of the silver.

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Samples of silver from Greek coins. The coins were analysed...
X-ray fluorescence test in                             
analysing Greek silver slag                            
for lead, copper, and silver.

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X-ray fluorescence test in analysing Greek silver s...
Radiochemical neutron activating                       
analysis. Coins were analysed to                       
determine the geographic origin                        
of the silver ore.

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Radiochemical neutron activating analysis. Coins were ana...
A meeting of scientists, from a book of tales.         
From Herat, Afghanistan, 1488                          
30.5 x 21.5 cm, see also 02-01-01/27                   
Inv.Ms Arab Farsi 908

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A meeting of scientists, from a book of tales. From Herat, Afghanistan,...
Prajnaparamita-book that contains a well known         
philosophical text of Mahayana, or "Greater Vehicle"   
Buddhism. Buddhism came to Bhutan from India and       
its texts were translated from Sanskrit into Tibetan.  
Wood, sheet copper, silk cloth      24 x 69 cm

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Prajnaparamita-book that contains a well known philosophical text of Ma...
Astrological diagramm, brass; tantric wheel,           
Buddha and guardians; Buddhist symbols.

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Astrological diagramm, brass; tantric wheel, Buddha and guardians; Bu...
The stairs leading up to the Temple of Heaven, are
separated by bands of sculpted marble, showing
mountains, dragons and phoenixes, and clouds.
See 05-01-02/18-21

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The stairs leading up to the Temple of Heaven, are separated by bands of sculpte...
Loring Brace, Anthropologist of the University of
Michigan, with a skeleton in the background,
photographed at the Museum of Natural History
Vienna, Austria

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Loring Brace, Anthropologist of the University of Michigan, with a skeleton in...
Cast of the skull-cap of the Peking Man                
excavated in 1966 at Chou-K'ou-Tien, China.            
Middle Pleistocene (Diluvium).                         
Height: 11.9 cm

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Cast of the skull-cap of the Peking Man excavated in 1966 at Cho...
Cast of skull and lower jaw-bone of the                
Lan-T'ien ape-man found in excavations                 
at Lan-T'ien, Shensi, China, in 1963                   
and 1964.                                              
Height: 18 cm

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Cast of skull and lower jaw-bone of the Lan-T'ien ape-man found...
Skeleton, found near                                   
Les Eyzies, Dordogne, France.                          
Magdalenian, beginning of                              
Middle Stone Age (Mesolithic).

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Skeleton, found near Les Eyzies, Dordogne, Fr...
Burial chamber of an adolescent male lying in a bed of red ochre with a large number of grave goods, nicknamed "Il Principe" ("The Prince"). From the archaeological site of Arene Candide on the Ligurian coast near Savona, Italy. Dated to the Upper Paleolithic (Gravettian) period.

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Burial chamber of an adolescent male lying in a bed of red ochre with a large nu...