Neolithic Quern Stone - Quern-stones are stone tools for hand grinding a wide variety of materials. They were used in pairs. The lower, stationary, stone is called a quern, while the upper, mobile, stone is called a handstone. They were first used in the Neolithic to grind cereals into flour
Ramses II as a child Stele, limestone - Circa 1290 B.C., 19th dynasty, New Empire
Molded plaque with a king or god carrying a mace, 2000–1700 b.c.; Isin-Larsa or Old Babylonian period Southern Mesopotamia Ceramic
Egyptian Museum in Turin, the 2nd largest collection of Egyptian art in the World, after El Cairo Museum
A tiny tot from 45,000 years ago. The majority of Neanderthal bones found are small children. A testament to the fact that life was hard during the last ice age. Perhaps children born in the dead of winter never made it. There have been baby Neanderthal bones found in caves amongst the refuse piles suggesting infanticide as well.