Prehistory


Palaeolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age and Iron Age.

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5 subcategories
Bronze Age

BRONZE AGE

Celtic

CELTIC

Iron Age

IRON AGE

Neolithic (Young Stone Age)

NEOLITHIC (YOUNG STONE AGE)

Palaeolithic (Old Stone Age)

PALAEOLITHIC (OLD STONE AGE)

1,744 photos
A dying Gaul at the feet of the Goddess Themis.
Zeus Altar, erected 180 BCE by Eumenes II.
Although the sculptures illustrate the war of the
Gods against the Giants, the altar was erected
to celebrate the victory over the Gauls.
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A dying Gaul at the feet of the Goddess Themis. Zeus Altar, erected 180 BCE by E...

Prehistoric cult place on slope of the Buelbueldag.    
Double stone seat (seat of the gods)                   
(10th-6th BCE)                                         
Ephesus, Turkey
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Prehistoric cult place on slope of the Buelbueldag. Double stone seat (seat...

Servian fortification wall near the railway            
station in Rome, Italy, erroneously named after        
the Etruscan king Servius Tullius (578-534 BCE),       
built around 390 BCE after the invasion of the Gauls.
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Servian fortification wall near the railway station in Rome, Italy,...

Servian fortification wall near the railway            
station in Rome, Italy, erroneously named after        
the Roman King Servius Tullius (578-534 BCE),          
built around 390 BCE after the invasion of the         
Gauls. Detail of 01-03-01/2
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Servian fortification wall near the railway station in Rome, Italy,...

The bishop's church of Aguntum,                        
once a Celto-Roman temple, in                          
Lavant, Carinthia.
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The bishop's church of Aguntum, once a Celto-Roman templ...

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...

Perforated stone axe                                   
from the mound of Nanking.                             
Excavated 1956 in Pei-Yin-Yang-Ying,                   
Kiang-Sou, China.                                      
Seize: 15 cm
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Perforated stone axe from the mound of Nankin...

Fish spear and arrowhead                               
(late 4th or 3rd millenium BCE).                       
Excavated 1960 at Wu-Chiang,                           
Kiang-Sou, China.                                      
Length: 16.5 cm
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Fish spear and arrowhead (late 4th or 3rd milleni...

A whinnying horse. Head, bone figure                   
from Mas d'Aril, Ariege, France.                       
Magdalenian, early Middle Stone Age                    
(Mesolithic). Length 4 cm
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A whinnying horse. Head, bone figure from Mas d'Aril, Ariege,...

Bison licking its back. Bone figure                    
from La Madeleine, Dordogne, France.                   
Magdalenian, early Middle Stone Age                    
(Mesolithic). Length 10 cm
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Bison licking its back. Bone figure from La Madeleine, Dordo...

The Horse of Lourdes. Bone figure from                 
Grotte des Espelugnes, Hautes-Pyrenees,                
France. Superior Magdalenian, beginning                
of Middle Stone Age (Mesolithic).                      
Length 5.5 cm
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The Horse of Lourdes. Bone figure from Grotte des Espelugnes, H...