The Veiled Christ sculptured by Cappella Sansevero in 1753
8-mile-long Ice Age drawings in the Amazon Rainforest
1,500-year-old Ceramic Mayan Figurine from Petén, Guatemala.
Made in 1410, the famous astronomical clock in Prague is the oldest still ticking clock in the world.
The small village of Nashtifan, Iran, contains some of the oldest windmills, or panemones, that still function. It is estimated that the windmills have been milling grain for 1000 years.
A 17th-century Ottoman tent made of silk and gilded leather. The tent is now on display at the Turkish Chamber at the Dresden Armoury Museum in Germany.
Made in 1555, this Hercules armor belonged to the Emperor Maximilian II of Austria. The intricately ornamented armor is now on display at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.
The 2300-year-old boot of a Scythian woman well-preserved in the frozen ground of the Altai Mountains.
A Viking-era ring discovered in the grave of a woman buried 1200 years ago in Birka, 25 km west of present-day Stockholm. Surprisingly, the words ‘for Allah’ were inscribed on the ring. The ring also constitutes material proof of direct contact between the Vikings and the Abbasid Caliphate.
2000-year-old ‘Beware of Dog’ sign in the form of a mosaic at the entrance of a Roman poet’s house in Pompeii.
A Samurai helmet, also known as kabuko, shaped like an octopus dates back to the 1700s.
This ancient Egyptian gold ring with a cat-shaped carnelian bezel dates back to the Third Intermediate Period (1070–712 BC). It is now on display at the British Museum.
Incan Wall dating back to the 1400s presents the skillful workmanship of stonemasonry.