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Ammonites

What are ammonites? Ammonites are fossils of squid-like mollusks. They lived in the oceans between the Devonian (± 400 million years ago) and the Mesozoic (± 65 million years ago)....

Ammonites

What are ammonites? Ammonites are fossils of squid-like mollusks. They lived in the oceans between the Devonian (± 400 million years ago) and the Mesozoic (± 65 million years ago)....

Ganesha

Ganesha (also called Ganesh) is the elephant-headed Hindu god who is considered one of the most famous deities in Hinduism. He is the god of knowledge, intelligence, and wisdom. He...

Ganesha

Ganesha (also called Ganesh) is the elephant-headed Hindu god who is considered one of the most famous deities in Hinduism. He is the god of knowledge, intelligence, and wisdom. He...

Yak butter pots

What are they? In Nepal and Tibet, especially in the high Himalayan mountains, farmers stored milk and butter in wooden jars called yak butter jars or pots. Wooden jars with...

Yak butter pots

What are they? In Nepal and Tibet, especially in the high Himalayan mountains, farmers stored milk and butter in wooden jars called yak butter jars or pots. Wooden jars with...

Benin bronze

Benin The Kingdom of Benin existed since the 11th century until it was annexed by the British in the 19th century. Benin City was the capital. Benin was home to...

Benin bronze

Benin The Kingdom of Benin existed since the 11th century until it was annexed by the British in the 19th century. Benin City was the capital. Benin was home to...

Blanc de Chine (Dehua porcelain)

What is Blanc de Chine or Dehua porcelain? Blanc de Chine is French for "white from China". It got this name because the figurines are made of milky white porcelain....

Blanc de Chine (Dehua porcelain)

What is Blanc de Chine or Dehua porcelain? Blanc de Chine is French for "white from China". It got this name because the figurines are made of milky white porcelain....

Singing bowls

Singing bowls are bowls made of different metals, such as copper, tin, iron, lead, mercury, gold and silver. When you strike them with a beater or strike stick, they produce...

Singing bowls

Singing bowls are bowls made of different metals, such as copper, tin, iron, lead, mercury, gold and silver. When you strike them with a beater or strike stick, they produce...