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The Roman dodecahedron is a small, hollow object made of bronze or (more rarely) stone, with a geometrical shape that has twelve flat faces. Each face is a pentagon, a five-sided shape. The Roman dode Unexplained Phenomena, Unexplained Mysteries, Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Artifacts, Roman Britain, Archaeological Discoveries, Beautiful Mind, Ancient Romans, Ancient Civilizations

The Enigma of the Roman Dodecahedra

The Roman dodecahedron is a small, hollow object made of bronze or (more rarely) stone, with a geometrical shape that has 12 flat faces. Each face is a pentagon, a five-sided shape. The Roman dodecahedra are also embellished with a series of knobs on each corner point of the pentagons, and the pentagon faces in most cases contain circular holes in them.

museum-of-artifacts 2000 year old Egyptian 20 sided dice with Greek characters. Source:museum-of-artifacts Ancient Romans, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Ancient Greece, European History, Ancient Aliens, American History, Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts

Twenty-sided die (icosahedron) with faces inscribed with Greek letters | Ptolemaic Period–Roman Period | The Met

Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910

The Mystery of the and Century Roman Dodecahedron.Page 49 Mysteries Of The World, Roman Britain, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Rome, Ufo, Mysterious, Cosmic, Geometry, Board Games

The Mystery of the 2nd and 3rd Century Roman Dodecahedron....Page 49

X-Rays Reveal "Hidden Library" on the Spines of Early Books Researchers are uncovering fragments of medieval texts used in early book binding Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Old Books, Antique Books, I Love Books, Books To Read, Menue Design, Book Art

X-Rays Reveal "Hidden Library" on the Spines of Early Books

Researchers are uncovering fragments of medieval texts used in early book binding

MYSTERY STONE - Few people interested in history can resist a true archaeological mystery. Imagine you would suddenly find a strange, dark, odd-looking, egg-shaped stone with unusual carvings and unknown origin. Ancient Aliens, Aliens And Ufos, Ancient History, Unexplained Mysteries, Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Artifacts, Historical Artifacts, Out Of Place Artifacts, Arte Tribal

Lake Winnipesaukee Mystery Stone

The Mystery Stone of Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire is an egg shaped artifact found in 1872. The origins and purpose of the artifact are still unknown

June 2016 - "Body in well confirms Viking Saga" Archeologists from NIKUnorway working in the well. Image: The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research Viking Battle, Viking Age, Saga, Norwegian Vikings, Norway Viking, Archaeological Discoveries, Ancient Vikings, Old Norse, Antique Maps

Skeleton found in well confirms Viking Saga

Archaeologists working in Trondheim in Norway are amazed by the discovery of a human skeleton in the bottom of an abandoned castle well. The skeleton provides evidence that confirms dramatic historical events mentioned in the Sagas. Archaeologists working in the well [Credit: The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research] The location and contents of the well are mentioned in Sverre’s Saga, a chronicle of one of the kings of Norway, and one of very few historical manuscripts…

Public invited to fill in gaps about obscure English buildings Building Art, Building Structure, Mysteries Of The World, English Heritage, Historical Fiction, Art Market, The Guardian, Architecture, New Art

Public invited to fill in gaps about obscure English buildings

Historic England hopes to breathe life into structures such as a Leicestershire gibbet post and a ducking stool in Canterbury

1000 years old Glass & Bronze Unique Siva Lingam found at Candi Sukuh, Java, Indonesia CE) has pure water stored in it, which has not dried even today Shiva Shambo, Shiva Linga, Vedic Mantras, Hindu Mantras, Shri Yantra, Mysteries Of The World, Lord Vishnu Wallpapers, Lord Murugan, Ancient Artifacts

Crystal Shiva Linga found among Artifacts at Candi Sukuh, Central Java

A Crystal Shiva Linga was discovered during the restoration of Candi Sukuh Pyramid in Central Java. The rare finding was amongst other ancient artifacts. Candi Sukuh is a 15th century Pyramid shaped Hindu Temple located in Central Java, Indonesia. Other stone monuments were also uncovered at the site.

Rongorongo is a system of glyphs discovered written on various artifacts on Easter Island. The glyphs remain undecipherable and many believe they may contain information about the statue-building Easter Island civilization. Unexplained Mysteries, Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Artifacts, Unexplained Phenomena, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Mysteries Of The World, Easter Island, Mystery Of History

10 of the World's Biggest Unsolved Mysteries

Codes, puzzles and cryptic public art tease us with their intrigue. Here's our list of 10 of the world's most cryptic unsolved mysteries and codes.

The mysterious Alesha Sivartha had a formidable collection of phrenology maps. Mysteries Of The World, Palm Reading, Interesting News, Historical Fiction, 19th Century, Anatomy, Mystery, Mysterious, Charts

Map Your Murderousness With These 19th-Century Brain Charts

The mysterious Alesha Sivartha had a formidable collection of phrenology maps.

(Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands) This painting depicts a legend regarding Belisarius. Belisarius (A. Rotterdam, Naples, Google Art Project, Grey Beards, Fall From Grace, Elderly Man, Virtual Museum, John The Baptist, Alexander The Great

Beyond Leprechauns: 7 Creatures Of Irish Folklore

The leprechaun is one of the world's most recognized mythical creatures. In Irish folklore, leprechauns were believed to be solitary tricksters who mended shoes and might grant you three wishes. But there's more to Irish mythology than that. If you're interested in even more mythic creatures from the Emerald Isle, keep reading.

Proof of time travel? A old mummy was found wearing ‘Adidas shoes’ A mummy was found 'wearing Adidas' and people think it's proof of time travel Adidas Boots, Adidas Shoes Women, Adidas Sneakers, Grey Sneakers, Women Nike, Ufo, Time Travel Proof, Adidas Tumblr Wallpaper, Altai Mountains

1,500-Year-Old Mummy Wearing 'Adidas Sneakers' Believed to be a Time Traveler

A recently unearthed mummy equipped with a well-preserved pair of 'Adidas sneaker' has intrigued archaeologists and conspiracy theorists alike. While some consider it to be only a lucky find, others have brought conclusive arguments as to why this could be the remnants of an actual time traveler. Time travel has always been a fascinating topic, especially in present days when this concept doesn't look so futuristic after all. With our current development in technology, we can dream of…

the monymusk reliquary, or breac bannoch, of colmcille. eighth century ad, an insular fusion of gaelic and pictish design and anglo-saxon metalworking Art Nouveau, Celtic Culture, Viking Age, Viking Warrior, Iron Age, Le Far West, Anglo Saxon, Picts, Dark Ages

Glenmorangie Research Project: Monymusk reliquary

The Monymusk reliquary is arguably the most important piece of early Christian metalwork to survive in Scotland. It is also one of the most iconic objects in National Museums Scotland's archaeology collections. As part of the Glenmorangie Research Project we are currently revisiting this most fascinating find, looking again at how the reliquary is constructed … Continued