Plaster relief of Istar Eshnunna, the Akkadian counterpart of Sumerian Inanna. She represents the planet Venus, 'unique star'. Reportedly, Inanna means Great Lady of An, god of heaven or, goddess of life.
Important Ottoman sword 15-16th century konradsherlock.com antique Indian and Islamic arms and armour
3 black kittens were born in Chloe's bathroom once (She named them: Blackie, Blackberry, and Black America)
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Helmeted Minerva (Athena) holding a tiny owl. Marble and golden onyxmarble, 2nd century AD and 18th century restorations. The onyx body is a Roman copy of the Hera Borghese type; the statue was restored as Minerva by adding marble head and arms. Courtesy currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by Jastrow
Thrace.Roman period Face mask-helmet from Philippopolis /modern Plovdiv, Silver and iron (mid-1st c. AD). Found in Bulgaria.
Hand-and-a-Half-Sword 16th Century
De inspecteur van de schrijvers Raherka en zijn vrouw Meresankh ~ ca. 2350 vC. ~ 4e of 5e dynastie ~ Beschilderd calciet ~ Hoogte 52,8 cm. ~ Musée du Louvre, Parijs ~ Foto: Guillaume Blanchard