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Egyptian limestone game mehen 2890 BC Mehen is a board game that was played in ancient Egypt The game was named in reference to Mehen a mythological snakegod This is a Me.

Winter Holiday in London - Conclusion

Day Three - My last day in London was spent at the British Museum. Again, there was so much to see that I barely skimmed the surface. I made a bee line to the ancient gold jewelry of the Minoans and Mycenaeans, then through the sculptures of the Parthenon into ancient Assyria, Egypt and Mesopotamia. Of course, this is where I always go, creature of habit that I am. This time I took photos and notes. There is a special energy in these rooms which I cannot explain but is definitely awe…

dolls, Germany, German carved [wooden] dressmaker's [Lady] doll late century, with [painted features and] articulated limbs. Vintage Mannequin, Vintage Dolls, Antique Toys, Antique Quilts, Vintage Quilts, Effigy, Creepy Dolls, Old Dolls, Little Doll

Wood Doll; German, Lady, Dressmaker's, Painted Features, Articulated Limbs, 31 inch.

Photograph:The ancient Egyptian paddle doll has hair of clay beads. Garner does this look familiar? Ancient Art, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Egyptian Jewelry, Egyptian Art, Doll Museum, Cultural Artifact, Arte Tribal, Aboriginal Culture

paddle doll

The ancient Egyptian paddle doll has hair of clay beads.

Hounds and Jackals Board Game from the tomb of Reniseneb, Ivory and wood, Asasif Necropolis at Thebes in Egypt. Which means that style originated in Egypt hundreds of years prior? Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, European History, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Greece, American History, Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Board Game Pieces

Hounds and Jackals Board Game from the tomb of Reniseneb Ivory and wood Thebes Asasif - a photo on Flickriver

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Gaming Board Inscribed for Amenhotep III with Separate Sliding Drawer. Place of origin: Thebes, Egypt Date: ca. Period: Dynasty, New Kingdom Medium: Faience

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Game Egypt (Thebes), 1390-1353 BC The Brooklyn Museum “This board and these gaming pieces were used to play the game the Egyptians called senet, or “passing.” Two players each used seven gaming pieces...

This is a fully articulated wooden doll, made in Germany -Hmm.I don't think this is for kids. Old Dolls, Antique Dolls, Bode Museum, Renaissance, Berlin Museum, Fashion Mannequin, Artists And Models, Creepy Dolls, Wooden Dolls

Wooden Fashion Mannequin

I first saw a copy of this image at Den of Angels, but couldn't find it again later when I wanted to look at it, so I am posting it here so I can find it again. This is a photo of French fashion designer Madeline Vionnet (1876-1975), draping a fully articulated wooden fashion mannequin, c.1923, in her studio. This is another photo of her fashion mannequin, which she used to design clothing using the draping technique. This is a fully articulated wooden doll, made in Germany c.1520. This work…

Kids will be Kids, Even in Ancient Rome: Roman Toys & Games

Ancient Greek children played with many toys, including rattles, little clay animals, horses on 4 wheels that could be pulled on a string, yo-yo's, and terra-cotta dolls.

Gaming Pieces Century, Sweden Wish the original person who posted this gave more info about the origin point.

Gaming Pieces 10th-11th Century, Sweden

"Dogs and Jackals" board game of ancient Egypt.

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Terracotta Doll, Greek, 500-400 BC, Getty Villa, Malibu, California, USA Antique Dolls, Vintage Dolls, Ancient Greek Sculpture, Getty Villa, Ancient Artefacts, Statues, Vintage Mannequin, Ceramic Figures, Childhood Toys

Terracotta Doll, Greek, 500-400 BC, Getty Villa, Malibu, California, USA

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 Antique cast iron / doll tricycle toy by simscreekan . Antique cast iron toy / doll tricycle by simscreekantiquemall, … – - Retro Vintage, Vintage Dolls, Vintage Items, Antique Toys, Antique Furniture, Antique Iron, Wood Furniture, French Antiques, Vintage Antiques

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